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Kerry Co-op SGM appears likely
Pat O'Toole
Shareholders are increasingly confident that the threshold to trigger a meeting of the co-op will be reached.
16 November 2022 News
Dairy farmers to face new dairy-beef scorecard
This scorecard will be shared with Government and industry programmes such as the Bord Bia sustainable dairy assurance scheme (SDAS).
16 November 2022 Letters
Letter regarding the ban on calf slaughter from 2024.
"Calf slaughter is a must." - Michael Flynn, Rathgormack, Carrick-on-Suir, Co Waterford
Damien O'Reilly leaving Countrywide
Not only is Damien O'Reilly leaving Countrywide after 13 years, he's leaving the country, and heading to Brussels.
19 October 2022 Dealer
New fertiliser training course launched for co-op workers
There are 13 co-ops and over 30 employees participating in the programme.
18 October 2022 News
Department considers legal opinion on vet medicines
There is precedent for Minister of Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to amend legislation to allow the prescribing of anti-parasitic drugs in co-ops and licensed merchants, says Ray Doyle of ICOS.
12 October 2022 News
Cross-border trade ‘black hole’ in fertiliser register plans
The Irish Co-operative Organisation Society and Teagasc shared their views on the Department of Agriculture’s planned fertiliser register with TDs and senators.
30 September 2022 News
‘Substantial’ job losses facing rural co-ops – ICOS
The Irish Co-Operative Organisation Society has called for a legal solution to allow co-ops to continue to prescribe of antiparasitic veterinary medicines.
28 September 2022 News
Nitrates derogation and Food Vision dairy group a 'tag team' for Department
Farmers felt there was more support needed from others within the agricultural sector and voiced concerns at an IFA meeting in Co Cork on Wednesday night.
11 August 2022 News
'No clear pathway' to 25% emissions reduction
Emissions target a battle for rural businesses as well as farmers, farm organisations say.
James O’Donnell elected president of ICOS
O'Donnell has served as vice-president of ICOS for the past four years.
9 June 2022 News