Mandatory EID tagging of cattle under consideration
Minister Creed has said he is mindful of developments internationally where many competitor countries are now moving towards the use of EID in their cattle populations.
Farmers facing 30% fodder shortfall
A winter fodder deficit has been highlighted by Teagasc, with farmers warned to take action now.
Sudden drop in SMP sales from intervention
It may have to do with the summer break, but demand for skimmed milk powder (SMP) released out of the EU's intervention stocks fell significantly in this week's tender.