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How many tractors were licensed during 2021?

How many tractors were licensed during 2021?

The number of new tractors licensed for the first time in 2021 increased by almost 14% compared to the previous...

January 13, 2022

ICMSA: Inflation ‘completely eroding’ output improvements

ICMSA: Inflation ‘completely eroding’ output improvements

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA), reacting to the Central Statistics Office (CSO) Agricultural Price Indices for October 2021,...

December 14, 2021

CSO: Fertiliser prices have jumped by 52% in a year

CSO: Fertiliser prices have jumped by 52% in a year

Fertiliser prices have increased by 52% in a year, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The agricultural input price...

December 14, 2021

Census of Agriculture 2020: Cork has most agricultural land

Census of Agriculture 2020: Cork has most agricultural land

The Census of Agriculture 2020 preliminary results published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) this week show that Co. Cork...

December 11, 2021

How many specialist farms are in your county?

How many specialist farms are in your county?

Over 74,000 farms were classified as beef specialists last year, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). As part of...

December 9, 2021

2021 price increases ‘should be seen in context of poor 2020’

2021 price increases ‘should be seen in context of poor 2020’

The increase in prices paid to farmers in 2021 should be seen in the context of “historically low” prices paid...

December 9, 2021

Dairy farms 10ha larger than in 2010 – Census of Agriculture

Dairy farms 10ha larger than in 2010 – Census of Agriculture

Dairy farms were almost 10ha larger in 2020 compared to 2010, according to the Central Statistics Office’s (CSO’s) Census of...

December 9, 2021

Farmers’ operating surplus for 2021 up 18% on 2020

Farmers’ operating surplus for 2021 up 18% on 2020

The total operating surplus for farmers in Ireland in 2021 is set to be 18.1% higher this year compared to...

December 8, 2021

Grasses and crops comprised 68% of landcover in 2018 – CSO

Grasses and crops comprised 68% of landcover in 2018 – CSO

In 2018, grasslands accounted for almost 56% of land cover in Ireland compared to a European average of just over...

November 15, 2021

Over 2,200 new tractors licenced so far this year

Over 2,200 new tractors licenced so far this year

So far this year, there have been 2,274 new tractors licenced in Ireland. New figures published by the Central Statistics...

November 8, 2021

16% of households compost food waste, 13% feed it to animals

16% of households compost food waste, 13% feed it to animals

Around 16% of households compost food waste, while 13% feed it to animals, according to new data from the Central...

November 8, 2021

31% of households visit countryside most weeks for recreation – CSO

31% of households visit countryside most weeks for recreation – CSO

Around 31% of households visit fields, farmland or the countryside most weeks for recreational purposes, according to new data from...

November 7, 2021

Agriculture output price index up 10% on last year

Agriculture output price index up 10% on last year

2021 will end with agriculture output prices for the year up 10.3% compared to 2020, according to the Central Statistics...

November 4, 2021

69% of rural households have no other transport option if road fuel taxes went up 10%

69% of rural households have no other transport option if road fuel taxes went up 10%

Over 69% of rural households have no alternative transport option if road fuel taxes went up 10%, according to new...

November 1, 2021

1,000 more used imported tractors licenced so far this year

1,000 more used imported tractors licenced so far this year

Almost 1,000 more used imported tractors have been licenced for the first time in Ireland in the year to the...

October 12, 2021

South-West region saw highest agri operating surplus in 2020

South-West region saw highest agri operating surplus in 2020

The South-West region saw the highest operating surplus in agriculture in 2020, according to figures released by the Central Statistics...

October 7, 2021

Suckler cow numbers fall by over 40,000 in 12 months to June

Suckler cow numbers fall by over 40,000 in 12 months to June

The number of suckler cows in the country was over 40,000 lower in June 2021 compared to June 2020, according...

September 29, 2021

Largest decrease in imports from GB seen in food and live animals

Largest decrease in imports from GB seen in food and live animals

Imports from Great Britain in July 2021 decreased by over 30% to €983 million compared with July 2020, with the...

September 21, 2021