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Farm energy prices up 60% in year – CSO
Barry Murphy
Farmers in June this year saw their energy bills increase by some 60% when compared with the same month last year.
11 August 2022 News
Cattle prices up 27% in year – CSO
Central Statistics Office (CSO) analysis found that all livestock prices increased between June 2021 and June 2022.
8 August 2022 News
Dairy cow numbers ‘similar’ level to 1984 – ASA
A leading agricultural scientist has highlighted CSO and EPA data which shows that Irish dairy cow numbers and farm emissions have not increased majorly.
Inflation reaches a four-decade high of 9.1%
Central Statistics Office data also shows that the agricultural input price index was up by 41.6% in the year from May 2021.
14 July 2022 News
Ukraine to export grain after deal is brokered on Black Sea route
Ukrain’s Black Sea ports have been blockaded by Russia, including the crucial hub of Odesa, since the invasion earlier this year.
14 July 2022 News
Seven ways farmers can cut energy costs
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has developed a set of measures for farmers to save energy costs.
Calves see major decrease in price value since 2021 – CSO
Out of all livestock prices, the price value of calves has seen the most significant decrease over the last year, CSO analysis shows.
15 June 2022 News
Feed costs up 27% in year – CSO
The CSO has released its latest price comparison for agricultural input costs, detailing the differences between April 2021 and April 2022.
14 June 2022 News
Price increase needed for May milk – IFA
The IFA has said that co-ops must support dairy farmers to guarantee supplies don't continue to drop.
8 June 2022 News
April milk intake down on last year’s volume – CSO
There has been 16.1m litres less milk processed in the first four months of this year when compared with last.
2 June 2022 News
Ornua support for fixed milk price schemes
Ornua is supporting fixed milk price schemes while May milk supply volumes fall again, continuing a downward trend in national milk volumes.
1 June 2022 News
Big jump in cattle and sheep kills for April
The cattle kill was up 24,000 head in April compared with 2021, increasing from 137,000 to 161,000.
29 May 2022 News