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Dairy
January milk price lags behind global prices
Aidan Brennan
All the co-ops except the four west Cork co-ops have some sort of a January bonus.
28 February 2024 Husbandry
How much are your crops costing to grow?
It is essential to know your costs. In this article, Siobhán Walsh looks at the Teagasc crop costs and returns with updated prices.
27 February 2024 News
IFA calls on farmers to shop around for inputs
The call comes after the association’s farm business committee found that there is a significant price range for key farm inputs this spring.
Inflation hasn’t gone away
A failure to reach the ECB’s 2% target means interest costs could remain high.
25 February 2024 News
Horticulture input costs rise by 40% since 2021
The standout issue for horticulture in 2024 is labour costs and it is a key driver of overall input price inflation, according to a new report by Teagasc.
21 February 2024 News
Irish farmers need to carefully time any protests
Should Irish farmers take to the streets, as their Belgian, French and German counterparts have done? Not now, thinks Francie Gorman, and he may be right.
31 January 2024 Dealer
Price increases hit red diesel
Quotes for red diesel at fuel merchants in Northern Ireland have increased from early January.
31 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Horticulture crisis fund payments begin issuing
The €2.38m fund supports a one-off payment to horticultural growers most affected by the continued high level of input costs.
29 January 2024 News
Fair Deal and succession - the biggest issues for Irish farmers
IFAC Irish farm report 2024 shows that while there is concern about input costs and profits, Fair Deal and succession worry almost all farmers.
17 January 2024 News
When 1t of wheat could buy 50 barrels of oil
The Dairygold tillage conference had facts, figures and innovative farming and a large crowd turned up to hear the latest on tillage in the south of Ireland.
17 January 2024 Dealer
Counting the cost of keeping suckler cows
Based on typical inputs and current costs, what will it cost to keep suckler cows in 2024?
10 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Supermarkets only worry about supply, MPs told
Representatives from various farming sectors briefed MPs in Westminster on Tuesday, as part of an ongoing inquiry into fairness within the food supply chain.
10 January 2024 Northern Ireland