Local factories to transfer to Department control
Noel Bardon
The move will optimise the use of resources deployed to food safety and veterinary controls, the Minister for Agriculture has said.
24 July 2024 News
Calls for Budget 2025 action after 57% fall in farm incomes
Farm groups have been keen to highlight the results of Teagasc's National Farm Survey to Government ahead of Budget 2025.
23 July 2024 News
Watch: seven-month winter 'benchmark' going forward – minister
The Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue made the comments at the Irish Farmer’s Journal Suckler and Sheep Open Day.
Minister refuses to reverse straw scheme suspension
The IFA and the IGGG met with the Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue in Agriculture House in Dublin this morning to discuss the Straw Incorporation Measure.
23 July 2024 News
Future of the suckler cow discussion at Tullamore Farm open day
Adam Woods reports from Tullamore Farm ahead of the national suckler and sheep open day that is taking place today, Tuesday.
23 July 2024 News
Timeline: updates on minister's changes to the straw measure
Here is a rundown on all the major moments since the minister announced that he was seeking to suspend the Straw Incorporation Measure.
21 July 2024 News
Department still gathering evidence in calf welfare investigation
All mart premises which featured in the programme which was aired in July 2023 have been visited by the Department of Agriculture.
21 July 2024 News
Opinion: bless me fodder, for I have sinned - minister needs to reverse on SIM
The almost universal opposition to Minister McConalogue's decision to withdraw the Straw Incorporation Measure is the clearest sign he has got this one wrong.
20 July 2024 Opinion
Farmers may receive payment for baling straw - minister
The minister intends to discuss a new option with farm organisations when he meets them on Tuesday about the Straw Incorporation Measure.
20 July 2024 News
No magic bullet for Ireland’s wool industry - minister
The viability of a scouring plant in Ireland is something that needs to be explored, the minister has said.
20 July 2024 News
20% of Waterford tillage farmer’s profits ‘wiped out’ by straw scheme suspension
Pádraig Connery said the scrapping of the Straw Incorporation Measure represents a loss of one-fifth of his total farm income.
20 July 2024 News
€10m from straw scheme to stay in tillage – Minister McConalogue
No details yet of how this will be facilitated. However, minister to meet with farm organisations in coming days.
20 July 2024 News