News Podcast: straw scheme, surcharges and milking before the All-Ireland
Anne O'Donoghue
On the agenda for this week are the suspending of the Straw Incorporation Measure, Dairygold imposing a surcharge on weekend feed deliveries and milking the night before an All-Ireland.
18 July 2024 News
Tirlán increases milk price for June
Tirlán also upped its base milk price last month for May supplies.
18 July 2024 News
Korean beef buyers visit Tipperary farm
The group, which includes leading meat importers and distributors from South Korea, visited John Purcell’s farm near Golden, Co Tipperary, on Wednesday.
Ursula von der Leyen reelected as European Commission president
Green MEPs agreed to back von der Leyen after she pledged to continue to commit to Europe’s green transition.
18 July 2024 News
Straw scheme suspension came as ‘big surprise’ - Hackett
Minister of State Pippa Hackett said she was not consulted on the straw chopping scheme being scrapped for this year and she is not in favour of it.
18 July 2024 News
New Farmers’ Charter published online
This comes as farm organisations said the Minister’s decision this Wednesday to pull the Straw Incorporation Measure for 2024 “flies in the face” of this charter.
18 July 2024 News
Heydon hits out at McConalogue over straw scheme suspension
Minister of State Martin Heydon has hit out at Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue’s decision to stop the straw chopping scheme this year.
18 July 2024 News
Tillage delegation meets Minister on scrapping straw scheme
The Irish Grain Growers Group and the Irish Farmers’ Association met with the Minister for Agriculture at Gurteen Agricultural College this Thursday.
18 July 2024 News
Clarity on new vet school needed ‘as soon as possible’
South East Technological University (SETU), told the Irish Farmers Journal it 'would like clarity as soon as possible' on the location of the new vet school.
17 July 2024 News
Minister to address Energy and Farm Diversification Show
The event takes place Thursday 18 July at Gurteen College, Co Tipperary.
17 July 2024 News
GDT index up by 0.4% at latest auction
This comes following a 6.9% drop in the Global Dairy Trade index at the trading event a fortnight ago.
16 July 2024 News
Scheme for imported straw for winter needed - Lombard
Senator Tim Lombard said Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue needs to act now on a fodder subsidy scheme to allow for straw to be imported.
16 July 2024 News