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Almost 40% of dairy farmers to reduce fertiliser use in 2024
Rachel Donovan
Just 7% of dairy farmers have said that they plan on spreading more fertiliser this year.
12 June 2024 News
One-fifth of tillage farmers expect to lose money in 2024
Of those who said that their tillage area will decrease this year, 15% said it would decrease by over 40%.
12 June 2024 News
Most dairy farmers supported protests over cut to derogation
An Irish Farmers Journal readers survey has found that 78% of farmers protested over changes to the derogation.
Man dies in Galway farm incident
The Gardaí have confirmed the death of a man in his 60s following an incident in Galway over the weekend.
10 June 2024 News
Department seeks farmer views for redesign of AgFood website
Farmers will be asked about their experiences of AgFood to date, some basic questions about themselves and their use of technology.
8 June 2024 News
Public consultation open on review of state aid to agri sector
The changes proposed will help farmers tackle inflationary pressure and high commodity prices, the European Commission has said.
7 June 2024 News
April milk supply falls by almost 8% in 2024
Production of butter and skimmed milk powder both fell by 2,100t this April, by 6.6% and 12.5% respectively.
7 June 2024 News
Two-thirds of farms with no successor to be leased
While 35% of farmers had no successor in mind, 34% did, our latest Irish Farmers Journal readers survey has revealed.
5 June 2024 News
Equivalent milk pool of Aurivo lost in 2023
Milk volumes are back 9% so far in 2024, the Oireachtas committee on agriculture heard last Wednesday.
5 June 2024 News
Ireland on brink of losing 'billions' if derogation is lost
If the derogation is not retained it will be an Ireland inc. issue, the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture heard.
5 June 2024 News
Taoiseach vows to exclude active farmland from zoned land tax
Taoiseach Simon Harris said that farmers whose land is being actively farmed will not face potential tax bills as a result of the residential zoned land tax.
5 June 2024 News
Junior ministers bank over €50,000
Minister of State Pippa Hackett and her husband Mark Hackett earned a total of €37,420.87 in CAP payments in 2023.
5 June 2024 News