Egg producers could have no option but to destock, Teagasc warns
Teagasc's Rebecca Tierney looks at the challenges facing Ireland's egg sector, with input costs soaring in recent months.
19 June 2022 News
How much did the average farmer spend on inputs in 2021?
The Teagasc national farm survey reveals the average spend on inputs on farms in 2021.
18 June 2022 Management
Five tips for finishing cattle at grass
For farmers planning to kill cattle off grass in the coming weeks, outlined are five tips to consider.
Tullamore Farm: first 18 bulls averaging €2220/head
While beef price is positive and carcase values are up, higher input costs mean a close eye needs to be kept on performance.
15 June 2022 Grass & feeding
€13m Pig Exceptional Payment Scheme 2 now open to farmers
Funding for a second temporary support scheme for the pig sector had been previously announced, with terms and conditions of the scheme now available to pig farmers.
13 June 2022 Pigs
Global grain markets compounding pig problems
Michael McKeon, Teagasc Moorepark, takes a look at feed prices and what’s happening around the world in relation to grain markets.
8 June 2022 Pigs
Letter regarding the looming crisis in Ireland's pig industry
"Our value chain is very much broken - Shane McAuliffe, Castleisland, Co Kerry.
1 June 2022 Letters
Pig crisis: tough market outlook for rest of 2022
This week, Adam Woods sits down with Bord Bia sector manager for pigmeat and poultry Peter Duggan to talk about the current crisis in the pig sector and what the outlook is.
1 June 2022 Pigs
Irish pig sector on the brink
Adam Woods takes a look at the current crisis in the pig sector and talks to Tipperary pig farmer Michael Monagle about what the future holds for the Irish pig industry.
25 May 2022 Pigs
Pig prices stuck at €1.70/kg despite protests
Should no further price increase be seen, the IFA will not hesitate to organise more pig farmer protests, pig chair Roy Gallie has said.
18 May 2022 News
Price gap between bulk and bagged feed widens
Increased feed costs combined with increased plastic and timber costs is widening the price gap between bulk and bagged feeds.
11 May 2022 News
Pig farmers protesting at Carroll’s over price ‘undercutting’ concerns
The IFA is seeking pig price increases urgently from processors to compensate farmers for rising feed costs.
5 May 2022 News