Enda Kenny is making way for a new Taoiseach – what is his farming legacy?Dairygold and Carbery are the latest dairy processors to hold April milk prices.The Irish Farmers Journal/KPMG annual AgriBusiness report was launched in Dublin today, with Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney warning that the UK food industry cannot operate without migrant labour.Grass varieties and drilling methods were the focus of today’s Irish Grassland Association reseeding farm walk in Co Tipperary.Following the recent spate of fires, the Department has warned that farmers must amend BPS applications where illegally burnt land has been included.Full figures for 2016 show that the number of tractors in use in Ireland continued to fall last year.
Photo of the day
Courtesy of the Irish Farmers Journal picture desk, here is our photo of the day:
Bord Bia’s chief executive Tara McCarthy speaks at the launch of the Irish Farmers Journal/KPMG annual AgriBusiness report in Dublin. \ Ramona Farrelly