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IFA seeks inclusion of shearing as new measure in next CAP
Rachel Donovan
The Government needs to come forward with proposals to offset sheep shearing costs for farmers, says the IFA.
9 July 2022 News
88% clearance in final British Wool sale
The offering of 1,129m kilos included 713t of old-season wool and 416t of new-season wool.
1 July 2022 News
Wool study ‘offers very little to farmers’ - IFA
There are no immediate pathways identified in the Wool Feasibility Study for improving prices paid to farmers for their wool, according to IFA.
All-island ‘Irish grown’ wool brand needed – study
The Wool Feasibility Study suggests that there are market opportunities in wool’s use as a fertiliser, in insulation and as a growing medium.
1 July 2022 News
Department wool feasibility study remains unpublished
Farm organisations and opposition TDs continue to question Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue on the delayed publication of a study into the feasibility of the wool sector.
28 June 2022 News
Calves see major decrease in price value since 2021 – CSO
Out of all livestock prices, the price value of calves has seen the most significant decrease over the last year, CSO analysis shows.
15 June 2022 News
British Wool price double that facing Irish farmers
The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association (ICSA) has expressed disappointment over the fact that the “much-anticipated” wool feasibility study has yet to be published.
8 June 2022 News
Delayed wool feasibility study still due in ‘coming weeks’
The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association (ICSA) has expressed disappointment over the fact that the “much-anticipated” wool feasibility study has yet to be published.
8 June 2022 Markets
British Wool payments to farmers jump 135%
The outlook for wool prices in Britain is in contrast to that facing Irish sheep farmers.
7 June 2022 News