Save our Sucklers: why?
"Government should remove power from the factories and restore a workable system by giving an incentive to reduce or abandon suckler farming" – John Fagan, by email.
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.