ICMSA

Calls for voluntary removal of inconclusives with compensation

Calls for voluntary removal of inconclusives with compensation

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is being called on to allow farmers to voluntarily remove inconclusives with...

April 12, 2021

‘Most base milk prices for March should be above 34c/L’

‘Most base milk prices for March should be above 34c/L’

Milk processors and co-ops should ensure that base milk prices for March supplies should be above 34c/L including VAT, according...

April 9, 2021

Taoiseach told to look at ‘big picture’ on dairy sector

Taoiseach told to look at ‘big picture’ on dairy sector

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has been urged to look at the “bigger and more important picture” around government commitment to the...

April 8, 2021

Bog rewetting: Bord na Móna ‘considering the matter’ of written guarantees

Bog rewetting: Bord na Móna ‘considering the matter’ of written guarantees

Bord na Móna said it will be making a statement “in due course” in relation to calls for it to...

March 31, 2021

New rural policy ‘fundamentally deficient’ – ICMSA

New rural policy ‘fundamentally deficient’ – ICMSA

Following the publication of the government’s new five-year rural development policy – ‘Our Rural Future‘ – one farm organisation has...

March 30, 2021

ICMSA raises fears of ‘anomalies’ under Glanbia peak supply measure

ICMSA raises fears of ‘anomalies’ under Glanbia peak supply measure

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has voiced fears that Glanbia’s peak milk supply control measure will result in...

March 26, 2021

Milk Price Tracker: Price increases across the board, but who is top of the table?

Milk Price Tracker: Price increases across the board, but who is top of the table?

The latest Milk Price Tracker – brought to you by AgriLand and the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) – details milk prices from the most...

March 24, 2021

Carbon budgets ‘must be proportionate’ to agri-sector’s importance

Carbon budgets ‘must be proportionate’ to agri-sector’s importance

The carbon budgets, which form part of the new Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Bill 2021, must be “realistic and...

March 23, 2021

EU Ombudsman finding on Mercosur deal welcomed

EU Ombudsman finding on Mercosur deal welcomed

The finding from the EU Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly – that the European Commission’s failure to carry out a sustainability impact...

March 22, 2021

Answers wanted for why beef prices ‘fell €8.5 million in a single month’

Answers wanted for why beef prices ‘fell €8.5 million in a single month’

There is a “huge degree of resentment” around the “mysterious slide” in beef prices that occurred through February, according to...

March 19, 2021

Government urged to ‘study’ French law on production costs

Government urged to ‘study’ French law on production costs

The government is being urged to “study” a proposed French law that, if passed, would force buyers of agri-food produce...

March 18, 2021

Peak milk supply restrictions ‘hugely disappointing’ – ICMSA

Peak milk supply restrictions ‘hugely disappointing’ – ICMSA

The move by Glanbia to introduce a peak milk supply management mechanism has been described as “hugely disappointing” by the...

March 16, 2021

Co-op milk price increases ‘encouraging’ for suppliers

Co-op milk price increases ‘encouraging’ for suppliers

Increased milk price announcements for February from the first two processors have been welcomed by the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’...

March 12, 2021

New Kerry forward price scheme ‘extremely encouraging’ – ICMSA

New Kerry forward price scheme ‘extremely encouraging’ – ICMSA

The new forward price scheme from Kerry Group has been lauded by the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA). Ger...

March 10, 2021

Finance minister called on to reverse milk recording VAT decision

Finance minister called on to reverse milk recording VAT decision

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, is being called on to reverse the decision to increase VAT on milk recording,...

March 8, 2021

34c/L ‘should be target for all milk processors’ for February milk

34c/L ‘should be target for all milk processors’ for February milk

A base price of at least 34c/L should be the target for all milk processors for February milk, the Irish...

March 5, 2021

Reference costs for on-farm investments need revision – ICMSA

Reference costs for on-farm investments need revision – ICMSA

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has proposed that the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) immediately...

March 4, 2021

Bord na Móna urged to ‘put in writing’ commitment to adjoining landowners

Bord na Móna urged to ‘put in writing’ commitment to adjoining landowners

If Bord na Móna is certain that there won’t be a problem with lands adjoining its bogs in the midlands,...

March 3, 2021