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Agri employment levels increase by approximately 30% in 2013

Agri employment levels increase by approximately 30% in 2013

Responding to a question from Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív in the Dáil today, Farm Minister Simon Coveney confirmed that agri...

March 26, 2014

Latest CSO figures shine light on agri price trends

Latest CSO figures shine light on agri price trends

Figures released today by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) confirm that Irish cattle prices dropped by 0.2 per cent between...

March 19, 2014

Number of dairy cows increased by 22,000 in 2013

Number of dairy cows increased by 22,000 in 2013

The number of dairy cows increased by 22,000 last year on 2012 numbers, according to figures released today by the...

February 28, 2014

Surge in fertiliser spending, €615m up 24.6%

Surge in fertiliser spending, €615m up 24.6%

Irish farmers spent more collectively on fertilisers in 2013 than any year since records began since 1990, with a spend...

February 25, 2014

Exports of food and live animals increased by €616m last year

Exports of food and live animals increased by €616m last year

According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO) exports of food and live animals increased by €616m in 2013 to more...

February 15, 2014

Agriculture lending tops €577m

Agriculture lending tops €577m

New lending drawdowns in the agriculture sector continued to be strong at end-September 2013, amounting to €577m over the past...

January 29, 2014

Italian exports fall, highest decline since 2008

Italian exports fall, highest decline since 2008

A five per cent drop in the value of Irish food and drink exports to Italy  for the first 10...

January 18, 2014

Feed prices continue to fall

Feed prices continue to fall

Feed prices are continuing to fall, according to statistics released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) today. The statistics show that...

January 15, 2014

Pigmeat production down 2% due to impact of PRRS

Pigmeat production down 2% due to impact of PRRS

Pigmeat production was down two per cent last year. However, the value of Irish pigmeat exports was some three per...

January 9, 2014

Milk output has increased by 25%, CSO

Milk output has increased by 25%, CSO

Central Statistics Office (CSO) estimates released today for output, input and income in agriculture shows that the operating surplus in...

December 12, 2013

Subsidies account for 73.1 per cent of agricultural income

Subsidies account for 73.1 per cent of agricultural income

In 2012, net subsidies accounted for 73.1 per cent of agricultural income at state level, this is according to the...

October 24, 2013

Increase in food and live animal exports, CSO

Increase in food and live animal exports, CSO

Ireland’s export of agricultural products performed well in August when compared to last year, according to latest figures from the...

October 15, 2013

Land under cereals down 3.8%

Land under cereals down 3.8%

Figures for June 2013 show land under cereals decreased by 12,100 hectares (-3.8 per cent) to 303,300 ha compared to...

October 14, 2013

Agri output prices increase by 7.1% since 2012

Agri output prices increase by 7.1% since 2012

Irish agricultural output prices were down 2.9 per cent in August when compared to figures released for July. However when...

October 9, 2013

Cattle slaughterings down 3% in August

Cattle slaughterings down 3% in August

The number of cattle slaughtered in August 2013 was three per cent lower than in August 2012, according to the Central Statistics Office...

September 27, 2013

Farm output prices 10.7 per cent higher than last year, CSO

Farm output prices 10.7 per cent higher than last year, CSO

Agricultural output prices were 10.7 per cent higher in July 2013 than in July 2012. In addition agricultural input prices were up 5.2...

September 16, 2013

15 per cent increase in food and live animal exports for July

15 per cent increase in food and live animal exports for July

Ireland’s agriculture sector continues to perform well with exports of food and live animals up eight per cent for January...

September 13, 2013

Domestic milk intake up 7.5 per cent in July

Domestic milk intake up 7.5 per cent in July

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers across Ireland was estimated at 655.6 million litres for July 2013, according to figures released...

August 30, 2013