Padraig Walshe: farm leader, leading farmer
Pat O'Toole
The former IFA president died suddenly last week. He leaves an unparalleled impact on Irish farming at every level over four decades.
3 February 2023 News
Milk production up marginally last year on 2021
Fat content rose from 4.75% in December 2021 to 4.85% in December 2022, the CSO figures show.
1 February 2023 Viewpoints
Women leading from the front
All farm families face challenges around proper work flexibility, minding kids, and the changing face of what were once seen as traditional roles for the man or woman on Irish farms.
‘Robust business case’ needed to re-establish sugar beet industry
The landscape has completely changed since Ireland exited sugar production and EU sugar quotas were abolished, Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has said.
24 January 2023 News
Push for 500 additional work permits for dairy sector
The Department of Enterprise is considering a request for the provision of 500 additional dairy worker permits for 2023.
7 December 2022 News
Quotas for dairy and some meat jobs filled
Some 1,500 meat processor operatives have been hired by the sector following the provision of general employment permits in October 2021.
9 November 2022 News
Grain chief questions gender quotas
The Ulster Farmers’ Union held a Women In Agriculture conference in Cookstown last week.
2 November 2022 Northern Ireland