Growing consumer demand for cheaper protein sources
Poultry sector manager at Bord Bia, Peter Duggan, said the growth in the poultry sector was on the back of its market position as a cheaper protein source and a changing consumer lifestyle.
UK will not source alternative beef and dairy overnight - Hogan
Commissioner Hogan said Irish products would continue going to the UK as consumers would not lower their standards and change their dietary habits overnight.
Farmers urged to check eligible area under new payment maps
The Department of Agriculture held an information meeting on the Land Parcel Identification System rebuild in the Carnbeg Hotel on Wednesday 20 March.
Organic group holds first meeting
Government and industry representatives are set to monitor the growth of Ireland's organic sector over the next seven years.