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Farmers hold the key to retaining freedoms
The Dealer
Farmers want to retain the freedom to farm amid regulatory pressures, but we need to help our case through responsible behaviour.
25 January 2023 News
Minister sets 2022 as reference year for voluntary dairy cull scheme
He said that setting 2022 as the reference year would remove speculation around any potential scheme.
25 January 2023 News
Kildare Chilling to be sold to Dawn Meats
Dawn Meats is in the advanced stages of acquiring the Kildare-based beef and lamb processor. Adam Woods reports.
Funding for climate measures needs to come from exchequer - Cullinan
IFA president Tim Cullinan has said that funding for the likes of solar and anaerobic digestion on farm will need to be substantial.
24 January 2023 News
Margins not sustainable for low-income sheep farmers - IFA
The IFA said sheep farmers have made their income concerns clear following a meeting in Athlone on Monday night.
24 January 2023 News
IFA review looking at diversity and efficient running of organisation
The review will look at all aspects of the IFA's voluntary structure and its rules around length of services.
24 January 2023 News
Green Party tail wagging Government dog - IFA president
To the naysayers, the doubters and the skeptics, I want to make it very clear: if we get the right supports and fair measurement, agriculture will reach its target, IFA president Tim Cullinan said.
24 January 2023 News
IFA seeks Department investigation into potato QA mislabeling
The IFA is looking for Department officials to investigate a recent incident involving the misuse of Bord Bia's origin Ireland quality assurance mark.
23 January 2023 News
McConalogue to address IFA climate summit
An IFA summit will see members hear from policy makers on the farm sector’s climate challenges.
4 January 2023 News
Confusion remains over Tirlán fixed-price scheme
The fixed milk price support scheme created by Tirlán is still a source of confusion among farmers heavily exposed to fixed-price schemes.
4 January 2023 News
Limerick location set for IFA farming and climate summit
IFA president Tim Cullinan said the purpose of the summit is to bring farmers together with policymakers for them to fully understand what faces them down the line.
4 January 2023 News
Protests in 2022: pig farmer and egg producer blockades
Pig and poultry farmers protested at a number of locations this year, calling for higher prices due to their crippling input costs.
31 December 2022 News