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Include meat factories in unfair trading practices rules – ICOS
ICOS has called for meat factories to come under the scope of the unfair trading practices directive.
By Amy Forde on 16 April 2018
The European Commissioner for Agriculture will present proposals to outlaw a range of unfair trading practices across the EU.
By Phelim O'Neill on 12 April 2018
The EU Agriculture Commission has announced that it will legislate on unfair trading practices in the supply chain
By Phelim O'Neill on 12 April 2018
The Irish Sheep Shearers Association has replaced the All-Ireland and All-Nations Sheep Shearing and Woolhandling Championships due to take place in June with a circuit competition.
By Thomas Hubert on 11 April 2018
Agco has been awarded two Red Dot Design Awards for its Ideal Combine and the Valtra A4 Series Tractors.
By Alistair Chambers on 12 April 2018
The Cork School Garden Competition encourages children to work their green fingers and registration for Agri Aware’s Incredible Edibles scheme has officially opened, writes Tracey Donaghey
By Tracey Donaghey on 12 April 2018
Shoppers spent €20m restocking with groceries after Beast from the East
New figures on grocery sales show that the cupboards were bare after the snow storm.
By Michael Keaveny on 09 April 2018
A tough spring is making farming difficult. Tommy Moyles and Aidan Brennan report from farm walks held in Cork and Mayo last week.
By Aidan Brennan on 05 April 2018
Teagasc has been examining the presence and prevalence of herbicide resistance in grassweeds in recent years. Rónan Byrne of Teagasc reports on the information available to date
By Contributor on 19 April 2018
Waitrose managing director Rob Collins spoke at the Institute of Global Food Security annual lecture in Belfast last week. Peter McCann reports.
By Peter McCann on 05 April 2018
FTMTA adds new members, FTMTA Farm Machinery Show 2019 dates and Whelan's Garage to host open day.
By Contributor on 29 March 2018
The Agriculture Committee of the European Parliament is concerned that Commissioner Hogan's plans for the next CAP may threaten the level playing fields between European farmers.
By Thomas Hubert on 23 March 2018
Hard Brexit to cause dramatic rise in cost of food
Key consumer goods could see a dramatic rise in price in a hard Brexit scenario, a new report by the ESRI reveals.
By Odile Evans on 21 March 2018
Farmers encouraged to harvest forestry to make the most of rising timber prices
Prior to selling timber, farmers have been urged to familiarise themselves with the market to ensure they are being paid a fair price for their product.
By Michael Keaveny on 16 March 2018
IFA lobbies on CAP, timber prices on the up, dairy intervention and your chance to win in the IFA calendar competition.
By Contributor on 22 March 2018
Two students from Bandon have won a €2,000 grant for further education through the Angus calf-rearing competition.
By Odile Evans on 14 March 2018
After being housebound during the snow storm, Mairead Lavery got on the road again and realised just how a pleasant outing can put a smile on your face.
By Mairead Lavery on 15 March 2018
This week, a rugby legend opens new doors for men’s sheds throughout the country
By Contributor on 15 March 2018
After months of looking for Ireland’s greatest friendship, with entries coming in from every part of the country, we can now reveal the winners: Ireland’s best friends.
By Anne O'Donoghue on 15 March 2018
This week, things go from shed to verse as Poetry Ireland team up with the IMSA
By Contributor on 08 March 2018
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