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Opinion: food consumption needs as much debate as food production
Pat O'Toole
I'm not sure that Sean Sherlock's idea of a Citizen's Assembly is well-timed, but any broad forum on food must look at consumption as well as production.
20 July 2022 Markets
Beef Trends: EU markets up as Irish quotes steady
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest quotes for factory-fit animals.
18 July 2022 Markets
Beef quotes bottom out as quotes steady
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest on factory quotes for finished animals.
Growing costs on AHDB cereal monitor farm
Alastair Criag outlined the cost of growing winter barley on his farm near Ballykelly, Co Derry at a recent farm walk.
13 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Editorial: is Teagasc beef message aligned to emission reduction targets?
One of the core messages from Teagasc to the majority of suckler and beef farmers is to effectively double their stocking rate.
6 July 2022 Viewpoints
Revised fixed-milk agreements in North Cork
The co-op issued the revised terms to farmers over the last week and has since been meeting with individual suppliers.
6 July 2022 News
Watch: BEEF2022 - 40% increase in production costs on beef farms
Hiked input costs will result in total production costs rising by up to 40% on beef farms in 2022, analysis from Teagasc has shown.
5 July 2022 News
Teagasc BEEF2022: messages from the main stands
Adam Woods takes a look at what some of the main stands at BEEF2022 are about and what the key messages are.
5 July 2022 News
BEEF2022 kicks off in Teagasc Grange
Adam Woods previews the Teagasc national beef open day taking place in Teagasc, Grange, Co Meath, on Tuesday and what farmers can expect to see at the event.
5 July 2022 News
Winter milk production costs to rise by 11c/l
Farmers producing milk all year round will be faced with higher costs this year, the National Milk Agency has warned.
29 June 2022 News
Egg producers could have no option but to destock, Teagasc warns
Teagasc's Rebecca Tierney looks at the challenges facing Ireland's egg sector, with input costs soaring in recent months.
29 June 2022 Poultry
Ireland to host European Dairy Farmers
The congress will see over 350 dairy farmers from across Europe descend on Cork in late June.
25 May 2022 News