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Farmers are competing for their slice of the budget cake
The Dealer
With almost every sector of farming under pressure, the calls for support far outstrip the Government's financial capacity.
17 July 2024 Letters
Letter: 'Society would be hungry, naked and sober without farmers'
We must remind society about the role of farmers as food producers.
NIAPA wants 3ha claim size retained
The chair of NIAPA has said his organisation favours a retention of the status quo
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
17 July 2024 Northern Ireland
The changing face of global food demand
Opportunities will be concentrated in Southeast Asia, with European demand flat over the next decade.
10 July 2024 News
New Green leader pledges to seek more income streams for farmers
Roderic O'Gorman has stated that he will seek to improve the income opportunities open to farmers.
10 July 2024 News
Irish government spending to top €105bn in 2025
There is little in the Summer Statement to indicate agriculture will be a priority in the coming budget.
10 July 2024 News
Planning sought for 780ac of solar farms in Mayo, Carlow, Kildare and Louth
There has been no shortage of planning applications for new solar farm projects around the country, as the country strives to reach 8GW of solar by 2030.
10 July 2024 News
Roderic O’Gorman becomes fourth Green Party leader
Minister O’Gorman sits at cabinet as Minister for Children, Equality and Disability.
8 July 2024 News
IFA to seek €300/suckler cow support in Budget 2025
The IFA will make the case for more funding for sucklers, slurry storage and a solution to the RZLT in Budget 2025.
3 July 2024 News
Investigation - Dan Brennan's farm
We have covered the Dan Brennan story from Co Kilkenny from the very start.
3 July 2024 Viewpoints
Climate-neutral Ireland could require 30% cut to beef and milk - EPA research
Sweeping changes to Ireland's agricultural output, forestry plantings and soil management would be required to reach net zero by 2050, new research published has suggested.