Tesco boost for UK pig farmers
Phelim O'Neill
UK increases its commitment to UK pig farmers through paying more and increasing its offering of British pork.
11 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
Increased profits at Tyson
Meat processing profits continue to rise in US despite continued labour supply difficulties
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
Minister Heydon in Mexico to drive pork exports
Minister Martin Heydon and Bord Bia are meeting with Mexican officials and agri-food stakeholders to increase pigmeat exports.
29 April 2022 News
No stone left unturned on beef access to China - Heydon
The Irish Farmers Journal sat down with Minister of State Martin Heydon, who has responsibility for new market development and farm safety.
27 April 2022 News
Easter brunch has nothing on Jane Russell
For years, Jane Russell has been serving up high-quality sausages, rasher and puddings, using only the best of Irish ingredients. Our Easter brunch recipes highlight her great work
13 April 2022 Recipes
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
IFA calls for 30c/kg pig price rise from factories as EU quotes rise further
Irish pig processors have yet to announce a price rise as EU pig prices have jumped 40c/kg over four weeks.
31 March 2022 News
Slump in China's pork imports
The slump in Chinese pigmeat imports so far in 2022 has hit pig farmers hard through falling prices.
31 March 2022 News
Huge challenges for Irish pig producers
Peter Duggan, sector manager of pigmeat and poultry at Bord Bia, explores the issues behind the problems faced by Irish pig farmers at present and what Bord Bia is doing to drive markets.
IFA warns that 10% of pig farmers will go out of business
Farmers have said that pig sector is at a critical juncture, as they are unable to continue supplying pigs at prices that will not even cover their feed costs.
2 February 2022 News