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Minister urged to support hill farmers amid input crisis

Minister urged to support hill farmers amid input crisis

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue must support hill farmers through the input-cost crisis, national hill farming...

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Call for DAFM to fully cover cost of BVD testing from 2023

Call for DAFM to fully cover cost of BVD testing from 2023

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has called for the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) to fully cover...

May 27, 2022

Fears of exodus from winter milk production as costs escalate

Fears of exodus from winter milk production as costs escalate

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has claimed that there will likely be an exodus of suppliers from winter milk production...

May 27, 2022

‘Deer a cause of accidents on rural roads’ – IFA county chair

‘Deer a cause of accidents on rural roads’ – IFA county chair

Deer are a cause of vehicle accidents on rural roads in many parts of the country, according to the chairperson...

May 26, 2022

Kerry IFA vice-chair threatens to resign over ‘disconnect’ with top brass

Kerry IFA vice-chair threatens to resign over ‘disconnect’ with top brass

The vice-chair of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) in Kerry is considering stepping down due to what he claims is...

May 25, 2022

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Farmland – Dairy Advice and Challenges for Potato Farmers

Farmland – Dairy Advice and Challenges for Potato Farmers

On the latest Farmland programme, Agriland editor Stella Meehan and dairy specialist, Brian McDonnell interview head of dairy knowledge transfer...

May 24, 2022

IFA protest at Aldi in Cavan stood down after positive talks

IFA protest at Aldi in Cavan stood down after positive talks

The protest by pig and poultry members of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) that took place at the Aldi outlet...

May 24, 2022

IFA pig and poultry farmers protest at Aldi in Cavan town

IFA pig and poultry farmers protest at Aldi in Cavan town

Additional reporting by Breifne O’ Brien Pig and poultry members of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) are currently engaging in...

May 23, 2022

IFA pay rises to go ahead as planned

IFA pay rises to go ahead as planned

Agriland understands that the previously announced pay rises by the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) for its president, deputy president and...

May 20, 2022

Tesco to put forward proposal to increase pig price

Tesco to put forward proposal to increase pig price

Retailer Tesco will put forward a proposal next week to work towards providing an increase in pig prices paid to...

May 20, 2022

Call for coordinated approach to deer management

Call for coordinated approach to deer management

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that agriculture minister’s commitment to re-establish the National Deer Management Forum Group is...

May 20, 2022

Dog attacks: IFA meets with Humphreys to seek ‘tougher sanctions’

Dog attacks: IFA meets with Humphreys to seek ‘tougher sanctions’

A delegation from the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has met with Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys to...

May 19, 2022

‘Slow progress’: Pig farmer protest continues in Louth

‘Slow progress’: Pig farmer protest continues in Louth

A group of pig farmers, who are members of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA), remain on the picket line in...

May 19, 2022

Pig farmers take to streets again for Drogheda protest

Pig farmers take to streets again for Drogheda protest

Pig farmers who are members of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) have again taken to the streets to protest at...

May 18, 2022

Gallie: No white smoke yet on pig price increases

Gallie: No white smoke yet on pig price increases

The chair of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Pigs Committee has said that pig farmers are still waiting for an...

May 17, 2022

Dursey Island temporary ferry service to begin this week

Dursey Island temporary ferry service to begin this week

A temporary ferry service to restore access to Dursey Island will begin operating this week, Cork County Council has confirmed....

May 17, 2022

Call for review of grassland ploughing ban on derogation farms

Call for review of grassland ploughing ban on derogation farms

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has claimed that a new nitrates derogation condition is causing “significant concern” for farmers. Under...

May 14, 2022

Call for more co-ops to address fixed milk price contracts

Call for more co-ops to address fixed milk price contracts

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) is calling on other dairy processors to follow in the footsteps of Lakeland Dairies and...

May 13, 2022