Food Harvest 2020

Letter to the editor: ‘Food Harvest 2020 has come and gone’

Letter to the editor: ‘Food Harvest 2020 has come and gone’

Food Harvest 2020 has come and gone and all the ambitions that were talked between the then Minster for Agriculture,...

January 25, 2021

Ireland on track to hit ‘2020’ dairy targets

Ireland on track to hit ‘2020’ dairy targets

Since 2008, when farmers were made aware of the abolition of milk quotas, the Irish dairy industry has under gone...

October 2, 2017

Brendan Smith praises Coveney’s work on Food Harvest 2020

Brendan Smith praises Coveney’s work on Food Harvest 2020

Fianna Fail’s former Minister for Agriculture has given praise to Simon Coveney’s work in the agricultural sector but has warned...

May 21, 2016

Time you wised up on Food Wise 2025

Time you wised up on Food Wise 2025

Origins of Food Wise 2025 Launched in 2015 and succeeding Food Harvest 2020, Food Wise 2025 is a growth vision...

March 6, 2016

EU warns Ireland of impact of expansion on water quality

EU warns Ireland of impact of expansion on water quality

Ireland has been advised by the European Commission to temper its agricultural expansion plans with measures to ensure water quality...

March 11, 2015

Philip Farrelly launches GLAS planning service

Philip Farrelly launches GLAS planning service

A nationwide GLAS planning service has been launched this week by veteran agricultural consultant Philip Farrelly. Called GLAS Farm Planners,...

March 4, 2015

Boyle points to a sustainable future for agri food in Ireland

Boyle points to a sustainable future for agri food in Ireland

The drive for growth within Ireland’s agri-food industry is fully compatible with the objective of maintaining a sustainable farming industry,...

December 5, 2014

Food and drink exports to reach €15bn by 2025, says Minister Coveney

Food and drink exports to reach €15bn by 2025, says Minister Coveney

The value of food and drink exports could reach at least €15bn by 2025, according to the Minister for Agriculture...

November 25, 2014

‘Food Harvest 2020 targets are achievable but will be difficult’

‘Food Harvest 2020 targets are achievable but will be difficult’

Achieving the targets set out in Food Harvest 2020 while and keeping within environmental limits will be difficult, but is...

November 20, 2014

An ‘almighty crash is imminent’ in the dairy sector, warns ICMSA

An ‘almighty crash is imminent’ in the dairy sector, warns ICMSA

An almighty crash in the dairy sector is imminent in the first few months of next year, ICMSA President John...

November 20, 2014

ICOS advocates tax changes to support growth of agri-food industry

ICOS advocates tax changes to support growth of agri-food industry

There are a number of major challenges affecting the Irish agri-food sector’s ability to deliver on its potential and that...

October 10, 2014

Agri-food sector entering critical and exciting time – Coveney

Agri-food sector entering critical and exciting time – Coveney

In outlining his priorities for the remainder of his term in office the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine...

July 21, 2014

Food Harvest 2020 beef targets will be achieved – Minister

Food Harvest 2020 beef targets will be achieved – Minister

Despite the crisis in the beef sector increasingly hitting the confidence of farmers the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney is still...

June 6, 2014

Three quarters of the way to Food Harvest 2020 targets, according to Minister

Three quarters of the way to Food Harvest 2020 targets, according to Minister

The value of overall primary output from Irish agriculture is primary output is already more than three quarters of the...

May 12, 2014

‘Fairer prices must be paid in food supply chain’

‘Fairer prices must be paid in food supply chain’

There is nothing that can be done to change the concentrated power of supermarkets, according to Dawn Farm Food CEO...

April 2, 2014

How will Harvest 2020 strategy impact on poultry sector?

How will Harvest 2020 strategy impact on poultry sector?

Vincent Carton, the managing director of Carton Brothers poultry processing business, has told AgriLand that Government must do more to...

March 15, 2014

Top companies represented on new Irish consumer foods group

Top companies represented on new Irish consumer foods group

The majority of the top Irish food-producing companies are represented on a new Food Harvest prepared consumer foods group. Minister...

February 6, 2014

Golden era for Irish agrifood

Golden era for Irish agrifood

Top food industry executives, banking strategists, and farming interests are gathered in Dublin today to explore sustainable investment options for...

January 31, 2014