The Australian Agricultural Company (AACo), Australia’s largest integrated cattle and beef producer, has announced a suspension of operations at their processing facility.
By Barry Cassidy on 24 May 2018
The average family farm income for 2017 was €31,374, up 32% on the previous year. Odile Evans and Pat O'Toole take a look at these figures by sector.
By Odile Evans on 24 May 2018
Tillage farmers experienced an increase of 20% in their income for 2017, although there were less of them to feel the surge, writes Una Sinnott
Higher costs, a difficult winter and the threat of Brexit mean fewer farmers have improved their income or made plans to expand, according to a Bank of Ireland survey.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 May 2018
Bloom ticket offer, rights of way clarification, GLAS payments and wool prices.
By Contributor on 24 May 2018
The ICSA sheep committee brought its opinion on EID tagging to the door of Ag House on Kildare Street on Monday, seeking an urgent meeting with Minister Creed.
By Odile Evans on 14 May 2018
Growing feed prices are contributing to eroding farmers' margins, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).
By Thomas Hubert on 11 May 2018
Compulsory electronic sheep tagging on all sheep would cost farmers €2m per year, or €14m over the lifetime of the Food Wise 2025 plan.
By Contributor on 10 May 2018