Drug related intimidation an issue in farming and rural communities - Gardaí
Amy Forde
The extortion can range from a couple of thousand euro up to €100,000, as was handed over in one case to organised crime gangs.
9 May 2022 Management
Dairy Management: good time to do a cashflow forecast
Milk prices are high but so too are input prices and cash is in big demand, writes Aidan Brennan.
Arrabawn consolidates and lifts profits
Arrabawn Co-op, headquartered in Nenagh in north Tipperary but collecting milk in 15 counties, performed well in 2021 when we look at the numbers.
Arrabawn AGM hears of higher profits
Turnover and profit increase while debt is lowered at Arrabawn as investment future-proofs the business, according to CEO.
27 April 2022 News
Farmers no longer feel valued, MPs told
A frank assessment of mental health within UK agriculture was presented by Jude McCann, who heads up the Farming Community Network.
27 April 2022 Northern Ireland
‘Safeguards’ and ‘clauses’ needed in future fixed milk price schemes
Amy Forde and Declan O’Brien speak to Kerry suppliers who are signed up to fixed-milk-price contracts which are currently paying below the market price for milk.
27 April 2022 News
Dairygold sticking to its co-op principles
Dairygold Co-op headquartered in Cork have just released financial results for 2021 showing a very positive year overall for the business.
13 April 2022 Company finances
John Bruton: affordable food could be a short-term casualty of Ukraine war
Chronic inflation, of the kind that followed 1973, is, however, an avoidable risk, writes John Bruton.
6 April 2022 Opinion
Pig farmers ‘borrowing from family’ to pay feed bills – miller
Representatives of feed mills have said that “this is the month” which will save – or lose – the pig sector.
5 April 2022 News
Woman convicted of criminal damage to tractor over unpaid €200,000 debt
"You can’t go around wielding a golf club at anyone," the judge said.
29 March 2022 News
Five top tips for buying a used ATV
Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott outline five top tips worth considering before buying a used ATV.
23 March 2022 Farm machinery
Fertiliser crisis driving demand for Cultivate loans
The level of agri lending from credit unions has doubled in strong dairy areas as many milk suppliers were forced to pay up-front for fertiliser purchases.
23 March 2022 News