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'Real money' must back Commission's lump sum proposal - ICSA
Noel Bardon
The farm group stated that it is important that excessive bureaucracy is not attached to any scheme through which such funding could be delivered to farmers.
19 May 2022 News
Conventional beef surpassing organic prices - ICSA
The ICSA has said that the market situation for farmers producing organic beef is unsustainable, given the relative price of conventional product.
17 May 2022 News
Pay tillage farmers to grow catch crops – ICSA
The ICSA says the Government needs to actively encourage more partnerships between the tillage and livestock sectors.
TB eradication can’t be ‘done on the cheap’ - ICSA
ICSA animal health and welfare chair Hugh Farrell says that the Government is “penny pinching” in its approach to eradicating TB.
13 May 2022 News
Trainee farmers getting ‘raw deal’ on minority of host farms – ICSA
The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association (ICSA) is calling on Teagasc to ensure young trainee farmers participating in Green Cert placements are not doing 'pure manual work'.
12 May 2022 News
Low-income farm sectors being ‘crucified’ – ICSA
The CAP Strategic Plan is not delivering for active cattle and sheep farmers, says the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association (ICSA).
5 May 2022 News
Sheepmeat access to US only ‘hype’ when farmers need €10/kg - ICSA
Previous announcements of sheep meat access to new markets has not necessarily produced better returns for farmers, the ICSA has argued.
25 April 2022 News
Beef and sheep cost crisis 'bigger than Brexit' for farmers - ICSA
'Real measures' are needed to prevent drystock farmers going out of business, the ICSA believes.
22 April 2022 News
€6/kg beef price needed in lieu of beef supports – ICSA
The ICSA has said that as neither the EU nor the Department of Agriculture have delivered a support package for beef farmers, higher prices are needed.
20 April 2022 News
Dairy incomes 10 to 15 times that of cattle and sheep farmers - ICSA
Given Teagasc forecasts, Government will have to deliver a much more ambitious financial support package for beef and sheep farmers, says the ICSA.
13 April 2022 News
BEAM repayments pushing farmers ‘over the edge’ – ICSA
There needs to be a measure of fairness for retrieving BEAM funds from farmers who missed the scheme’s targets, says the ICSA.
12 April 2022 News
Farm org past presidents organise appeal for Ukraine
Farm organisations have come together to stand in solidarity with and raise money for refugees from Ukraine, a country they say has many farmers.
30 March 2022 News