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‘Narrow majority’ of IFA pig protesters voted for midnight stand-down
Noel Bardon
A 4c/kg farmer pig price rise has been announced by processors to be effective from next week, taking prices to €1.74/kg, as the IFA’s campaign for €2.00/kg continues.
19 May 2022 News
Hilton Foods pig price protest enters second day
Protesters have remained at the demonstration, which began at 6am on Wednesday.
18 May 2022 News
Pig prices stuck at €1.70/kg despite protests
Should no further price increase be seen, the IFA will not hesitate to organise more pig farmer protests, pig chair Roy Gallie has said.
Pig farmer protest under way in Drogheda
The IFA pig committee is protesting outside Hilton Foods in Drogheda as part of its campaign to see pig prices increased to €2/kg before June.
18 May 2022 News
Pig farmers expect Friday price lift after protest talks
Discussions held with secondary processors have pig farmers expecting a rise in factory pig quotes for next week.
11 May 2022 News
IFA protests continue as processors meet with pig farmers
The IFA has said that a commitment has been secured from Oliver Carty meats where the secondary processor will co-operate with its suppliers to lift farmer prices.
10 May 2022 News
Pig farmers protesting at Carroll’s over price ‘undercutting’ concerns
The IFA is seeking pig price increases urgently from processors to compensate farmers for rising feed costs.
5 May 2022 News
Up to €70,000 per pig farmer for cutting production
A €16m pig sector package will see farmers cutting stock numbers, should they wish to claim payment under the scheme.
13 April 2022 News
Lagging pig factory prices leave farmers €9m out of pocket
The EU-Ireland pig price differential is showing no signs of abating, with prices expected to remain around the 162c/kg 165c/kg mark for at least another week, pig farmers have said.
13 April 2022 News
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13 April 2022 World
Teagasc warns of ‘continued financial concerns’ for farmers
“The war in Ukraine has seen price increases accelerate further, with fertiliser prices in 2022 up in excess of 200% to 250% on their 2021 level.”
13 April 2022 News
Teagasc warns of sharp fall in family farm incomes this year
“The war in Ukraine has seen price increases accelerate further, with fertiliser prices in 2022 up in excess of 200% to 250% on their 2021 level.”
13 April 2022 News