Dairy farmers protest in Cork over derogation
Tommy Moyles
Dairy farmers gathered in Carrigaline and Cork city on Friday to protest outside the offices of a trio of senior cabinet ministers.
30 November 2023 News
Leitrim students develop farm safety calendar for 2024
Each month has a different farm safety tip or piece of advice based on what is happening on many farms across the country in that month.
29 November 2023 News
Milk processor CEOs accused of being absent in derogation debate
Dairy co-op CEOs were criticised for their lack of visibility in the debate around nitrates derogation, an emergency meeting of Cork central IFA heard on Sunday night.
Farmers will have 'stranded assets' if derogation drops to 170kg/ha
Speaking at Dairy Day in Páirc Uí Chaoimh last Thursday, Flanagan estimated that since the abolition of the milk quotas, that €1bn has been spent on stainless steel at co-op level.
29 November 2023 News
Farmer views: 'positive moves in global dairy markets'
Tommy Moyles and Noel Bardon report from Dairy Day where they gauged farmer views on milk prices, markets and the derogation.
29 November 2023 News
Commission was open to derogation delay, Markey insists
The MEP doubled-down on stating that there was real indications that derogation flexibility was on the Commission's table.
29 November 2023 News
No confidence in the derogation
The Dealer wonders why senior civil servants with responsibility for nitrates are going around conditioning farmers for an era with no nitrates derogation?
29 November 2023 News
Improved demand sees cattle quotes edge up
Factories in NI are keen for in-spec cattle this week and prices are edging upwards
29 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Farmer Writes: wind-down for winter begins
We are doing a bit extra with calf housing this year, in case regulations change enough to increase the number of calves around the yard through the spring.
29 November 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: no more walking on the wild side
With stock housed, Tommy Moyles had the chance to put the herd through the yard recently and noted the temperament differences in stock within the herd.
29 November 2023 Farmer Writes
Cork IFA to protest in Carrigaline on Friday over derogation cut
Dairy farmers need a "short phase-in period" to comply with the new derogation rules, Cork central IFA chair Conor O'Leary has said.
29 November 2023 News
Farmers ‘distraught and furiously angry’ with derogation change
Cork and Kilkenny dairy farmers discuss the challenges faced in light of the impending 220kg derogation in January.
29 November 2023 News