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Teagasc sounds alarm bells on milk production costs
Declan O’Brien
Teagasc described the jump in costs as “sobering” and cautioned that a concerted effort will be needed to address the issue in 2024.
24 January 2024 News
Rollercoaster year for factory prices
As always, there is a big spread between factories of prices paid for the same grade of cattle in 2023.
17 January 2024 Viewpoints
Home Farm: Inspecting stock in the sheds
We heaved a sigh of relief - he was a good forward store, about six weeks from bring finished.
Delayed payments and ICBF indexes immediate priorities for Gorman
Taking up their roles at the IFA AGM, new IFA president Francie Gorman and deputy president Alice Doyle set out their immediate priorities.
13 January 2024 News
Farmers won’t tolerate cuts to their margins, IFA warns
Any reduction in farmers margins will inevitably lead to farmers going out of business, as has already happened in the vegetable selector, the IFA warned.
4 January 2024 News
Farmers cannot be on the ‘frontline of another retail war’ - IFA
IFA president Tim Cullinan has warned that price wars between retailers should not decrease farmers’ margins.
3 January 2024 News
Consultants forecast tight farm cash flows
The Andersons Centre is urging farmers to “consider their cash demands for the next few months carefully”.
27 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Positive income signals highlighted for 2024
Global uncertainty – at a macro level, there are still many uncertainties.
29 November 2023 Viewpoints
Reviews and analysis of the year throws up some interesting trends
Processed foods account for an ever-increasing proportion of agri-food exports.
29 November 2023 News
Farm profits could be doubled, MPs told
Vicki Hird, who is strategic lead on agriculture at the Wildlife Trust, spoke to a committee of MPs in Westminster on Tuesday.
15 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Where do the IFA presidential candidates stand on renewables?
The candidates made their opinions on renewable energy known at the recent Irish Farmers Journal IFA presidential debate.
15 November 2023 News
Pig farmers 'reeling' following further drop of 4c/kg - IFA
Recent price cuts equate to over €6,000 per week of a drop in income according to the IFA.
1 November 2023 News