Gorman makes FBD board moves
The Dealer
Jim Mulhall and Tim Cullinan have been nominated to the board of Farmer Business Developments plc, replacing Eddie Downey and Joe Healy.
10 January 2024 Dealer
Meat on the menu at must-not-miss IFA AGM
The IFA AGM opened with the gauntlet thrown down to government by Francie Gorman, and ended with a private and warm recognition of volunteers contributions, from Tim Cullinan to county chairs.
7 January 2024 News
Opinion: providing leadership for farmers
Incoming IFA president will have to juggle a multitude of issues during his term of office.
Farmers won’t tolerate cuts to their margins, IFA warns
Any reduction in farmers margins will inevitably lead to farmers going out of business, as has already happened in the vegetable selector, the IFA warned.
4 January 2024 News
Taoiseach to address IFA AGM
The AGM kicks off at 11am and will see the term of current the IFA president Tim Cullinan come to an end.
3 January 2024 News
Farmers cannot be on the ‘frontline of another retail war’ - IFA
IFA president Tim Cullinan has warned that price wars between retailers should not decrease farmers’ margins.
3 January 2024 News
Opinion: farm leaders deserve all our gratitude
The current changing of the guard in the IFA and the ICMSA sees some end decades of service to their fellow farmers, part of the wide range of volunteerism that underpins Irish life.
16 December 2023 Opinion
CCAC calls for protected urea stock levels to be published
Use of protected urea was well back on the levels required to achieve the ambitious target set by the sector in the climate action plan, the CCAC pointed out.
3 December 2023 News
Establishment of Agri-Food Regulator will be a 'significant day' - IFA
The Agri-Food Regulator is set to be up and running on 13 December 2023.
29 November 2023 News
IFA seeks deadline extension for Shannon Callows fodder scheme
The deadline to apply for flooding supports was on Monday night, but the IFA maintains that an extension is needed.
28 November 2023 News
Derogation farmers forced to consider culling in-calf cows - IFA
The Minister must push for derogation flexibility during the Commissioner's visit next week, the IFA insists.
17 November 2023 News
Farm organisation reaction to index changes
Adam Woods gauges the farm organisation reaction to the current impass on the ICBF changes.
15 November 2023 Breeding & health