Agri-Business

CAP reform as important as corporation tax

CAP reform as important as corporation tax

The importance of achieving a deal on cap reform and the Common Agricultural Poilcy (CAP) 2014-2020 was reiterated by leaders...

June 19, 2013

Agri industry unites in final CAP lobby

Agri industry unites in final CAP lobby

Leaders of the agri-industry in Ireland and Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President John Bryan are joining forces in Dublin this...

June 19, 2013

Glanbia purchases Wexford Creamery

Glanbia purchases Wexford Creamery

Glanbia GII is set to purchase Wexford Creamery, pending a favourable vote by Wexford Milk Producers shareholders and approval by...

June 18, 2013

Calls for early DAS and DFP payments

Calls for early DAS and DFP payments

Relief is needed for farmers under financial difficulty, this is according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Agriculture Éamon Ó Cuív...

June 18, 2013

Cap reform down to the wire

Cap reform down to the wire

MEPs are gathering in Brussels today to decide whether they will attend the final days of negotiations on CAP reform...

June 18, 2013

Hot potato as prices increase 213%

Hot potato as prices increase 213%

Potato prices have increased by 213 per cent compared to April last year, according to figures from the Central Statistics...

June 17, 2013

It’s land deeds, not words, that count

It’s land deeds, not words, that count

Did you know that you can inspect and print the deeds to your farm online? Well you can and it...

June 17, 2013

Law review of public access to land

Law review of public access to land

Access to public land legislation is currently being reviewed by the Oireachtas Environment Committee, a move that has been welcomed...

June 17, 2013

Offaly’s Cuisine Royale Investigated

Offaly’s Cuisine Royale Investigated

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) claims Offaly-based Cuisine Royale supplied frozen bread to Australian supermarket chain Coles. It claims...

June 13, 2013

Agri-food HSE tender up for grabs

Agri-food HSE tender up for grabs

A mulitmillion agri-food tender has been issued by the Health Service Executive (HSE) for the supply and delivery of fresh...

June 13, 2013

Can you plough the Department out of a ditch?

Can you plough the Department out of a ditch?

The Department of Agriculture needs a helping hand. It recently issued a tender for the supply, erection and removal of its...

June 12, 2013

‘Hands off farm transfer tax relief’

‘Hands off farm transfer tax relief’

Leave agricultural tax relief alone. This is the call from the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) this afternoon amid suggestions in...

June 12, 2013

A milking success – Dairymaster

A milking success – Dairymaster

Dairymaster CEO Dr Edmond Harty will represent Ireland at the Ernst & Young 2013 World Entrepreneur of the Year competition in Monte...

June 12, 2013

40 farmers pay revenue €1.95m in defaults

40 farmers pay revenue €1.95m in defaults

More than 40 farmers and agriculture businesspeople across Ireland were listed on the Revenue Commisioners’ latest tax defaulters list, with fines...

June 11, 2013

BVD costs Irish farmers €102m a year

BVD costs Irish farmers €102m a year

Animal health and welfare is fundamental to farm profitability and BVD alone is costing Irish farmers more than €102m a...

June 11, 2013

Ruby anniversary for key Teagasc survey

Ruby anniversary for key Teagasc survey

The Teagasc National Farm Survey is celebrating 40 years of publication and 2013 is also the 40th anniversary of Ireland’s...

June 11, 2013

European food aid set to be cut by €1bn

European food aid set to be cut by €1bn

EU leaders are letting Europe’s most vulnerable citizens down with proposed €1bn in cuts to its food aid programme. This is...

June 11, 2013

What it takes to be a thriving entrepreneur

What it takes to be a thriving entrepreneur

Under the auspices of Ireland’s Presidency of the EU Council, the EURO-SME 2013 Conference was officially opened in Dublin Castle...

June 11, 2013