Food Vision emissions proposals ‘downright delusional’
Noel Bardon
The ICMSA has come out strongly against reducing emissions by cutting output, as it suggests the Food Vision reports will do.
16 November 2022 News
‘We should get into sheep milking in a big way’ – Nuffield scholar
A sheep milk sector could take advantage of Ireland’s grass-based production models and afford farmers equal income to bovine dairying, with lower environmental impact, says a Nuffield scholar.
24 October 2022 News
Advance payments welcome but more work needed on forestry - IFA
The IFA welcomed the issuing of advance payments but said the Department must do more to tackle forestry licensing delays.
Sustainability challenged by work and financial pressures
Teagasc's 2021 sustainability report raises flags around the workload on dairy farms and the incomes and loneliness on cattle farms.
19 October 2022 Dealer
Land tax could decimate farm incomes
A tax on farmland designated as suitable for residential development could see farmers liable for thousands of euros to the state.
12 October 2022 News
Merchants should match Tirlán and Dairygold's grain prices - IFA
The IFA has said that the strong co-op grain prices announced this week were needed given the surge in input costs.
6 October 2022 News
Suckler, sheep and tillage farm incomes to fall – Teagasc
An income analysis done by Teagasc has shown that incomes on dairy and drystock farms are to diverge even further this year.
3 October 2022 News
Food prices should pay farmers ‘to a level that makes sense’ - Taoiseach
The Office for Fairness and Transparency in the Agri Food Supply Chain will allow farmers to see better returns from food sales, an Taoiseach suggested.
22 September 2022 News
96% of farmers concerned over farm profitability
Some 1,513 farmers surveyed by the Irish Farmers Journal shared their views on farm profitability, incomes and future outlooks.
21 September 2022 News
Average farm incomes hit €34,700 last year
Increase in farm incomes driven primarily by higher returns on dairy units and a recovery in the fortunes of cereal growers.
20 September 2022 News
Beef and sheep farmers can’t ‘carry the load’ on climate action – ICSA
The ICSA has outlined a series of demands for beef farmers when it comes to proposals on how they might support emissions reduction measures.
16 September 2022 News
Malting barley growers getting 1c from pint
A little bit extra on the pint could make a big difference to tillage farm incomes. At present, the farmer is getting the least amount from the pint, writes Siobhán Walsh.
31 August 2022 News