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Up to 35 places available in free ICOS young farmer programme
Noel Bardon
The first in a series of information meetings on the programme will be held on 14 August in Cork.
3 July 2024 News
New corporate governance programme for Tirlán suppliers
The collaboration between Tirlán, UCC and ICOS will be structured in tiers, which will allow train farmers for positions up to and including Tirlán board level.
12 June 2024 News
Farmers are 100% committed to water quality - ICOS
The ICOS president said that 'nobody can accuse farmers and their co-operatives of not taking action to protect water quality'.
Addressing the continuing relevance of co-ops
Former ICOS executive Maurice Colbert is adamant that well-run co-ops will continue to deliver for Irish farmers.
7 April 2024 News
ICOS calls for suspension of farm inspections amid weather crisis
Highlighting the 'dire weather situation' ICOS has called for a range of support measures for farmers.
29 March 2024 News
Dairy beef sector to be examined in detail in national farm survey
The move is to monitor the dairy beef sector's annual financial and technical situation.
8 March 2024 News
Private farm advisers feel ‘ignored’ by Department
The ACA expressed frustration at being left on the sidelines of the ASSAP programme last week.
Derogation loss would cut margins €980/ha in high-yielding herds - ICOS
The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture is three weeks into its series of hearings on the derogation.
28 February 2024 News
Irish co-operatives show almost no improvement in board gender balance
Female representation on dairy boards stands at an amazingly low 3%
31 January 2024 News