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Pig prices stuck at €1.70/kg despite protests
Noel Bardon
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
Flahavan’s – self-sufficient, sustainable and to be celebrated
Siobhan Walsh and Stephen Robb recently visited Flahavan’s Mill, where they learned of the sustainability measures implemented by the company over the years.
13 May 2022 News
Watch: Ukrainian grain lorries waiting up to 30 days at borders
The European Commission has launched an action plan to create “solidarity lanes” for the movement of goods in and out of Ukraine.
Farmer Writes: last year's nitrogen proving a good buy
Tillage farmer Gerald Potterton is looking to make the best of high grain prices.
11 May 2022 Farmer Writes
Tillage Podcast: IFJ during COVID, aphids, nitrates and leaf analysis
This week on the tillage podcast, Stephen Robb is joined in studio by Andy Doyle and Siobhan Walsh to discuss producing a paper during COVID-19 lockdowns, aphids, nitrates and leaf analysis.
5 May 2022 News
Specialist tillage growers receiving no 'worthwhile supports' - IGGG
A spokesperson from the Irish Grain Growers Group said that nothing of substance in the line of supports has been formulated for these tillage farmers.
5 May 2022 News
£6m profits at John Thompson and Sons
Operating profits at the Belfast-based company were up marginally for the year ending 31 July 2021.
Sustainable farm model has no impact on red meat
The model found there should be more grassland in eastern parts of the UK, which are mainly arable-focused at present.
International grain markets remain volatile
Weather factors around the world are once again impacting grain markets
4 May 2022 Markets
Watch: Russian missile hits grain store in Ukraine
A Russian missile hits and destroys a grain warehouse in the Dnipropetrovsk region of Ukraine.
3 May 2022 News
Exceptional item in Drummonds profit increase
Disposal of a fixed asset contributes over €1m to increased profit at Drummonds
27 April 2022 News
Brazil to plug Ukrainian grain supply gap
The Brazilian grain harvest, favourable weather in grain growing regions and the fate of the Ukrainian port of Odessa will all play a role in meal prices, a pig symposium has heard.
27 April 2022 News