Supermarkets should stock more organic and local produce - CCAC
Barry Murphy
Chair of the Climate Change Advisory Council (CCAC) Marie Donnelly says farmers need to be rewarded more for sustainable production.
30 November 2022 News
Appointment of Agri Food Regulator getting closer
Another step forward in slow process of appointing an Agri Food Regulator .
28 November 2022 News
‘Farmers shouldn’t have to protest to get a fair price’
The Government's spend of €4m on a regulator must protect farmers and primary food producers, the IFA has said.
Milk trumps substitutes in UK
AHDB analysis shows that real milk sales are more than competing with substitute products in supermarkets, despite higher prices.
27 November 2022 News
Retail shortages put spotlight on egg sector
While outbreaks of avian influenza had some impact, producers are clear that unsustainable eggs prices are the main reason for supply shortages.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
NI round-up: BVD costs, egg shortage and record kill
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry across Northern Ireland.
16 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Some UK stores rationing eggs amid bird flu supply shortages
Supermarkets are working to navigate egg supply chain shortages, a British retailer representative group has said.
15 November 2022 Poultry
More Irish beef and sheepmeat on the market
Seamus McMenamin, sheep sector manager, and Mark Zeig, beef sector manager, Bord Bia, review Irish beef and sheepmeat exports this year and what is being done to promote them.
More talk than action on Unfair Trading Practices
So far, we have had lots of talk about Unfair Trading Practices legislation and setting up the Office for Fairness and Transparency, but farmers will judge on results, not sentiment.
19 October 2022 News
Week-long poultry farmer protest secures egg price rise
Egg producer protests at Aldi and Lidl in Cavan town led to empty supermarket shelves.
5 October 2022 Poultry
Protests stood down at Aldi and Lidl as farmers get 1.2c/egg
Pressure on egg packers mounted over the past 24 hours as egg producers and retailers held meetings with the ‘middle man’ in the supply chain to achieve a resolution to farmer protests.
5 October 2022 Poultry
Aldi gives more than 2c pay increase for eggs
Aldi Ireland has said it is up to egg packers and producers to apportion the price increase it agreed on Saturday.
3 October 2022 Poultry