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Report: Over a quarter of EU land protected for biodiversity

Report: Over a quarter of EU land protected for biodiversity

Over a quarter of the land area of the European Union was designated for the preservation of biodiversity last year,...

May 30, 2022

Report: Ireland accounts for 9% of EU bovine population

Report: Ireland accounts for 9% of EU bovine population

Ireland has 9% of the total bovine population of the European Union, according to a report released today (Tuesday, May...

May 17, 2022

Eurostat: Sales of pesticides in Ireland drop by 20%

Eurostat: Sales of pesticides in Ireland drop by 20%

The volume of sales of pesticides in Ireland has decreased by around 20% in the past decade, according to a...

May 3, 2022

Report: Ireland in top five for land price and rental in EU

Report: Ireland in top five for land price and rental in EU

Ireland has the fourth highest average land price in the EU at €25,724/ha, according to a new report by Eurostat....

April 5, 2022

Declining EU livestock figures must rise to meet demand

Declining EU livestock figures must rise to meet demand

The latest Eurostat livestock report which was published this week shows that some livestock figures in the EU are in...

February 25, 2022

Ireland has one of the lowest shares of organic farm area in the EU

Ireland has one of the lowest shares of organic farm area in the EU

The area used for organic agricultural production in the European Union (EU) continues to increase, however Ireland is among the member states...

February 25, 2022

Food prices in Ireland are 11.5% higher than EU average

Food prices in Ireland are 11.5% higher than EU average

Food prices in Ireland are 11.5% higher than the EU average, according to new figures from Eurostat. Ireland is the...

June 24, 2021

Less than 2% of land used for organic farming in Ireland

Less than 2% of land used for organic farming in Ireland

Organic farming made up just 1.6% of the available agricultural land in Ireland in 2015, the second lowest in Europe, the...

October 26, 2016

Only 1% of Irish farms grow vegetables, the lowest in the EU

Only 1% of Irish farms grow vegetables, the lowest in the EU

Only 1% of Irish farms grow vegetables which is the lowest percentage across all other Member States in the EU,...

October 22, 2016

1 in 4 EU farms disappeared between 2003 and 2013

1 in 4 EU farms disappeared between 2003 and 2013

One in four farms disappeared between 2003 and 2013 in the European Union (EU), figures from Eurostat show. This is...

November 30, 2015