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Milk price is key to dairy expansion – Donie Cashman

Milk price is key to dairy expansion – Donie Cashman

Milk price will be key for dairy farmers once quotas are removed, former IFA President Donie Cashman told the Teagasc...

June 10, 2014

North’s MEPs confirm their  ‘farming’ priorities

North’s MEPs confirm their ‘farming’ priorities

With the European Elections now over our returning MEP representatives to Brussels and Strasbourg have been outlining their priorities for...

June 2, 2014

‘There are no nomad cattle in Ireland’

‘There are no nomad cattle in Ireland’

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in Northern Ireland, Michelle O’Neill, has told Agriland that she totally disagrees with the...

April 17, 2014

O’Neill looks ahead to 2014

O’Neill looks ahead to 2014

The View from Northern Ireland: Further growth of the agri-food sector, Common Agricultural Policy Reform, TB/BR eradication, refreshing the Rural...

January 2, 2014

We need a meaningful all-island animal health policy

We need a meaningful all-island animal health policy

COMMENT: This week will see Ireland’s two agriculture minister meeting up at a cross-border summit to be held in Armagh....

November 11, 2013

BVD – Eradication timetable remains on track

BVD – Eradication timetable remains on track

Animal Health Ireland (AHI) Chief Executive Joe O’Flaherty has told Agriland that Ireland remains on course to eradicate BVD within...

October 24, 2013

Ireland’s District Veterinary Offices have reduced from 58 to 16

Ireland’s District Veterinary Offices have reduced from 58 to 16

Calls have been made to reverse the decision of the Department of Agriculture to close various public District Veterinary Offices...

October 14, 2013

Big reduction in TB

Big reduction in TB

Irish Farmer Association (IFA) animal health chairman John Waters said the latest figures from the Department of Agriculture show further...

October 9, 2013

UK takes Ireland’s lead in badger cull

UK takes Ireland’s lead in badger cull

The UK’s National Farmers Union (NFU) has this morning cited Ireland’s badger controls as justification for culling in the UK to...

August 27, 2013