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ICMSA to take part in protest in Brussels next week
Amy Forde
The EU and member states finally act on the historic threat to farmer incomes and the ability of the EU to feed itself going forward, ICMSA president Denis Drennan said.
Agri tech businesses must be supported to 'thrive and develop' - Agtech Ireland
22 May 2024 News
Agri tech businesses must be supported to 'thrive and develop' - Agtech Ireland
Agtech Ireland's manifesto for local and European elections on 7 June has been released.
New report shows consumers are less willing to pay for high quality
22 May 2024 News
New report shows consumers are less willing to pay for high quality
The majority of consumers want sustainable products, but 70% aren’t willing to pay more.
Kildare farmer crowned Teagasc/FBD student of the year
The Teagasc/FBD student of the year awards ceremony took place in the Heritage Hotel, Co Laois, on Tuesday night. Sarah McIntosh reports.
21 May 2024 News
Watch: heavy rains batter much of the country
All counties apart from Kerry remain under a status yellow thunder warning.
21 May 2024 News
€750,000 for antimicrobial resistance research
Three projects have been awarded €250,000 each to develop tools aimed at combating the rise of antimicrobial resistance.
21 May 2024 News
GDT rises to highest level in 19 months
The previous GDT auction held on 7 May also witnessed an increase in the price index.
21 May 2024 News
Thunder warnings in place as flash floods expected
The southeast is forecast to see the heaviest downpours, with five counties under a status orange thunder warning.
21 May 2024 News
Over one third of Irish farms’ output below €8,000 in 2022
A Teagasc study has found that the average income on beef and sheep farms classed as small came to only €2,638 in 2022.
21 May 2024 News
Carbery lifts April milk price
Four other co-ops have already announced that milk prices for April will remain unchanged on the prices paid for March.
21 May 2024 News
Kerry farms on show on ITLUS trip
Two farms will be visited on this year’s summer field day, along with Munster Technological University.
21 May 2024 News
Case by former employee against Macra thrown out at WRC
John MacCormack, who took the case, failed to turn up to the hearing.
21 May 2024 News