Jim Power

Competition watchdog pours cold water on Power call for beef sector investigation

Competition watchdog pours cold water on Power call for beef sector investigation

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has decided not to comment on the proposals of a new beef sector report...

March 17, 2020

Jury out on factory feedlots in Power report

Jury out on factory feedlots in Power report

The report in to the Irish beef sector by prominent economist Jim Power was released this evening, Tuesday, March 3....

March 3, 2020

Power report calls for ‘full investigation’ into beef industry by CCPC

Power report calls for ‘full investigation’ into beef industry by CCPC

The report into the Irish beef sector by leading economist Jim Power has called for a “full investigation” into the...

March 3, 2020

Power report: ‘Author never experienced a supply chain with such lack of trust’

Power report: ‘Author never experienced a supply chain with such lack of trust’

Additional reporting by Breifne O’Brien The report by economist Jim Power into the Irish beef sector is being released to...

March 3, 2020

‘Delayed’ Jim Power beef report coming out in ‘next number of weeks’

‘Delayed’ Jim Power beef report coming out in ‘next number of weeks’

The long-awaited report into the beef sector that was commissioned by the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) to be done by...

February 5, 2020

Power submits beef sector review draft to IFA

Power submits beef sector review draft to IFA

A draft report of the Irish Farmers’ Association’s (IFA’s) much-anticipated beef sector review has been submitted to the association’s headquarters....

October 30, 2019

‘Teagasc and private advisors must collaborate’ – Jim Power

‘Teagasc and private advisors must collaborate’ – Jim Power

A prominent economist has warned that agricultural advisors from both Teagasc and the private sector must collaborate with each other,...

October 17, 2019

Lack of farmers using advisors a ‘serious problem’ – Jim Power

Lack of farmers using advisors a ‘serious problem’ – Jim Power

Concerns have been raised by a prominent economist that there is a lack of farmers using advisory services in Ireland,...

October 15, 2019

Consumer demands for cheap food puts ‘cap’ on price – Jim Power

Consumer demands for cheap food puts ‘cap’ on price – Jim Power

A prominent economist has argued that consumer demands for cheap food places a “cap” on food prices – which in...

September 9, 2019

E10 fuel explained; so why does it matter to farmers?

E10 fuel explained; so why does it matter to farmers?

E10 is a fuel mixture of 10% anhydrous ethanol and 90% gasoline that can be used in the internal combustion...

July 18, 2019

‘Beef is in serious, serious trouble’ – Jim Power

‘Beef is in serious, serious trouble’ – Jim Power

Economist Jim Power has confirmed he is continuing to conduct interviews and compile the necessary information with regard to his...

April 18, 2019

‘A soft Brexit will be incredibly difficult to achieve’

‘A soft Brexit will be incredibly difficult to achieve’

A soft Brexit will be incredibly difficult to achieve, economist Jim Power told a meeting of the Oireachtas Joint Committee...

December 18, 2016

‘€1 billion could be knocked-off the value of Irish agri-food exports post-Brexit’

‘€1 billion could be knocked-off the value of Irish agri-food exports post-Brexit’

The Teagasc estimate of €800m being knocked-off the value of Irish agri-food exports post-Brexit is a conservative estimate, according to...

December 14, 2016