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Will there be a tillage summit?
The Dealer
A tillage summit was mentioned at the third meeting of the national fodder and food security committee.
13 April 2022 News
Slight drop in profits at Mash Direct
Co Down vegetable processor adapts to Brexit and the pandemic with a slight reduction in profits.
23 March 2022 News
Energy costs drive 17% of horticulture farmers away from sector
Survey findings indicate that 170 horticulture growers could leave the sector in 2022.
No change in vegetable prices in 2021 – CSO
A Galway farmer has warned that more vegetable farmers will continue to leave the sector this year as retailers are “just crucifying" them.
19 March 2022 News
Neven Maguire: the whole bird
When it comes to making a dinner spread, you can't go too far wrong with a classic roast chicken. It is a favourite among kids and adults alike, writes Neven Maguire.
15 March 2022 Neven
Fertiliser prices up 127% in year to January 2022
The rising cost of farm inputs has not been reflected in equivalent price increases paid for farm produce, according to the Central Statistics Office.
15 March 2022 News
Veg growers ‘fearful’ of challenging supermarkets on price
Ireland’s vegetable grower numbers have been in decline for decades, farmers have said the sector is quickly approaching extinction if prices do not rise.
9 February 2022 News
No Irish cabbage and no bacon and cabbage
The Dealer was so frustrated this week he left the shop empty handed. He wants to see vegetable prices rise in the supermarkets.
9 February 2022 Dealer
An Taisce might do a Lidl research
An Taisce, the national trust, is looking to hire some people in the agricultural field.
9 February 2022 Dealer
Kildare growers warn of ‘pathetic’ response on horticultural peat
The group has said that the actions detailed in last month’s horticultural peat report will leave some elements of the sector fighting for survival.
7 February 2022 News
Cullinan to take ‘whatever action necessary’ to secure veg price increase
The IFA president has been granted a mandate to take whatever action he sees as necessary to secure higher vegetable prices for farmers.
3 February 2022 News
Irish vegetable growers exiting sector rapidly
Irish vegetable growers are leaving the industry and say there will be no Irish growers to source produce from in the near future.
2 February 2022 News