Drop of almost 45% in farm incomes a 'serious concern' - IFA
Rachel Donovan
The average farm income in 2023 is estimated to be down 44% to just under €24,800, according to the Teagasc annual outlook.
27 November 2023 News
Higher standards of agri-food sustainability will be demanded - MII boss
Beef sector exports increased by €620m to a total of €3.05bn in 2022, representing a 25% increase.
27 November 2023 News
Agri-food export figures show farming's €19bn dividend - farm groups
The IFA and ICMSA have said that the Department's newly-released agri-food export figures underscore the importance of farmers to the economy.
‘Critical importance’ of €19bn farming sector highlighted in annual review
The food, drink and primary production sector accounted for 40% of all export sales by Irish-owned companies, directly supporting 165,000 jobs, in 2022.
27 November 2023 News
Continued focus on water quality essential for dairy future
Ireland's dairy sector has experienced a phenomenal decade, but will continue to have to adapt to changes in policy as they arise over the next decade, Dairy Day heard.
23 November 2023 News
UK could do more for food exports, MPs told
A committee of MPs has been told that much more could be done to remove trade barriers for UK agri food exporters.
22 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Live exports pass 300,000 head mark
Adam Woods has the latest update on live exports, including positive news for 2024.
22 November 2023 Breeding & health
Beef Trends: big drop in bullock kill
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest information on this week’s beef quotes.
15 November 2023 Markets
Britain on high alert as bluetongue case confirmed
A 10km restriction zone is now in place around the farm in Kent, England, where a cow was confirmed with bluetongue.
11 November 2023 News
News Podcast: delay to derogation cut and BSE case
Delay to the derogation cut, BSE, fodder shortages and IFA elections are all discussed during this week's episode.
10 November 2023 News
MartBids Database: weanling trade eases back
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including the latest on what’s happening in the country’s marts.
8 November 2023 Markets
Big month for live exports
Adam Woods has the latest on the live export trade, including news of two big shipments due to depart next month.
8 November 2023 Markets