Dairy Forum

McConalogue calls for continued environmental efforts in Dairy Forum

McConalogue calls for continued environmental efforts in Dairy Forum

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has chaired his first meeting of the Dairy Forum, using the...

September 30, 2020

Dairy Forum agrees to establish stakeholder group on farm labour

Dairy Forum agrees to establish stakeholder group on farm labour

The third meeting of the Dairy Forum has agreed to form a stakeholder group – to be established by Teagasc –...

September 26, 2017

‘Current milk pricing model is not working for young farmers’

‘Current milk pricing model is not working for young farmers’

The current milk pricing model is not working for young farmers, according to Macra na Feirme. The organisation questioned the...

December 8, 2016

Measures to minimise future downward dairy volatility a priority – Creed

Measures to minimise future downward dairy volatility a priority – Creed

The priority now on foot of the emergent dairy recovery is on the development of measures which can minimise the...

December 7, 2016

The Dairy Forum is failing farmers – ICMSA President

The Dairy Forum is failing farmers – ICMSA President

The Dairy Forum is letting farmers down and it has produced no proposal to increase milk prices, according to ICMSA...

June 22, 2016

Minister launches booklet at Dairy Forum to help farmers plan cashflow better

Minister launches booklet at Dairy Forum to help farmers plan cashflow better

At his first Dairy Forum, the new Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed, launched a booklet to help dairy farmers better...

June 21, 2016

Dairy Forum to meet next week as crisis deepens

Dairy Forum to meet next week as crisis deepens

The Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed will convene a meeting of the Dairy Forum next week as the crisis in the...

June 17, 2016

Dairy Forum urges Minister to look at options for €15,000 State aid allowance

Dairy Forum urges Minister to look at options for €15,000 State aid allowance

The Dairy Forum Sub Group is urging the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, to look at three possible uses for...

April 12, 2016

Dairy Forum meets ahead of key EU meeting

Dairy Forum meets ahead of key EU meeting

The second meeting of the Dairy Forum with key stakeholders from the Irish dairy sector took place today ahead of...

March 9, 2016

Dairy Forum to meet next week ahead of key EU crisis meeting

Dairy Forum to meet next week ahead of key EU crisis meeting

The Minister for Agriculture has reconvened the Dairy Forum for next week ahead of crunch EU talks on dairy market difficulties...

March 2, 2016

IFA calls for urgent meeting of the Dairy Forum as co-ops set prices

IFA calls for urgent meeting of the Dairy Forum as co-ops set prices

The IFA is calling for an urgent meeting of the Dairy Forum as co-ops nationwide set their January milk price...

February 14, 2016

No decision on next dairy forum till the New Year

No decision on next dairy forum till the New Year

A decision on a date for the next meeting of the dairy forum has yet to be made, with question...

December 24, 2015

Ornua tells new Dairy Forum next 6-9 months will be ‘difficult’

Ornua tells new Dairy Forum next 6-9 months will be ‘difficult’

In the absence of a rapid supply-correction, there’s set to be a difficult 6-9 months ahead for the dairy industry,...

September 30, 2015

Macra calls for top-up for young dairy farmers from EU milk package

Macra calls for top-up for young dairy farmers from EU milk package

Young farmers have been the worst affected by the current crisis in the dairy sector and as such any supports...

September 30, 2015

Co-ops support monies should be spent on long-term measures – ICOS

Co-ops support monies should be spent on long-term measures – ICOS

The level of co-op support for dairy farmers this year may total €100m and ICOS has said that this should...

September 29, 2015