CSO

Poor milk prices fail to slow Irish milk production (up 12.2% in July)

Poor milk prices fail to slow Irish milk production (up 12.2% in July)

Falling milk prices have failed to dampen Irish milk production with creameries and pasteurisers taking in 12.2% more milk in...

August 31, 2015

Numbers of new tractors licensed falls to lowest level in three years

Numbers of new tractors licensed falls to lowest level in three years

The numbers of tractors being licensed for the first time has fallen to its lowest levels in three years, according...

August 11, 2015

Irish milk production continues to surge ahead (up 13.3% in June)

Irish milk production continues to surge ahead (up 13.3% in June)

Irish creameries and pasteurisers took in 13.3% more milk in June 2015 compared to the corresponding period last year, the...

July 31, 2015

Cattle slaughterings down 4.6% year-on-year – CSO

Cattle slaughterings down 4.6% year-on-year – CSO

The number of cattle slaughtered in June 2015 was 4.7% lower than in June last year, figures from the Central...

July 23, 2015

Irish exports up year-on-year 8%, dairy exports down 6.1%

Irish exports up year-on-year 8%, dairy exports down 6.1%

Exports in first five months of 2015 are up 18% to €44 billion on same period last year, the latest...

July 23, 2015

Agricultural price index decreased by 1.7% in May – CSO

Agricultural price index decreased by 1.7% in May – CSO

The agricultural output price index decreased by 1.7% in May 2015, compared with April 2015, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) says....

July 8, 2015

How many hours do farmers actually work per week? (CSO says it’s a lot!)

How many hours do farmers actually work per week? (CSO says it’s a lot!)

Farmers continue to work the longest hours per week in Ireland, according to latest statistics released by the Central Statistics Office...

June 26, 2015

Operating surplus in agriculture rose 4.6% in 2014 – CSO

Operating surplus in agriculture rose 4.6% in 2014 – CSO

The final estimate of operating surplus in agriculture in 2014 shows an annual increase of 4.6%, the Central Statistics Office...

June 25, 2015

Silver lining for Irish exports as euro continues to weaken

Silver lining for Irish exports as euro continues to weaken

The euro continues to weaken against the US Dollar and Sterling in the face of the Greek crisis. In recent...

June 24, 2015

Cereal production increased 8.2% in 2014 – CSO

Cereal production increased 8.2% in 2014 – CSO

Cereal production increased in 2014 from the previous year by 8.2%, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO)....

June 16, 2015

Agriculture’s contribution to economy up 10% in 2014

Agriculture’s contribution to economy up 10% in 2014

Latest figures from the CSO shows that the value added of agriculture to GDP rose by 10% in volume terms...

March 13, 2015

Agricultural operating surplus estimated to have increased by 5.6% in 2014 – CSO

Agricultural operating surplus estimated to have increased by 5.6% in 2014 – CSO

The second estimate by the CSO of operating surplus in agriculture in 2014 shows an annual increase of 5.6%. This...

February 27, 2015

Employment numbers in agriculture sector drop 10%

Employment numbers in agriculture sector drop 10%

The number of people working in the agriculture forestry and fishing sector declined by almost 10% (-9.3%) or 10,900 people...

February 25, 2015

Agricultural output price index down 8.3% in 2014, says CSO

Agricultural output price index down 8.3% in 2014, says CSO

The agricultural output price index decreased by 8.3% in 2014 compared with 2013, according to the latest figures from the...

February 12, 2015

November farm output prices down 10.9% on 2013 – CSO

November farm output prices down 10.9% on 2013 – CSO

Latest figures form the CSO shows that agricultural output prices fell 10.9% over the period November 2013 to November 2013....

January 13, 2015

50% fall in new tractors licensed in 2014

50% fall in new tractors licensed in 2014

There was a 50% fall in the number of new tractors licensed in Ireland in 2014, according to latest CSO...

January 12, 2015

CSO figures show agricultural operating surplus to decrease by 1.0%

CSO figures show agricultural operating surplus to decrease by 1.0%

The first estimate from the CSO of operating surplus in agriculture in 2014 shows an annual decrease of 1.0%. This...

December 11, 2014

CSO figures show 2014 milk production up 5.9%

CSO figures show 2014 milk production up 5.9%

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 433.6 million litres for October 2014 according to latest CSO...

November 28, 2014