No room for complacency on bird flu, IFA warns
Niamh Murphy
The IFA dairy chair told the Irish Farmers Journal that he believes there is minimal risk for dairy herds here, while the poultry chair expressed concern about cross-species contamination.
14 June 2024 News
University of Galway partners with UN FAO on research and education
Partnership creates opportunity to foster education, research and innovation for food systems transformations for zero hunger and climate resilient food systems.
12 June 2024 News
Lack of food shortages to blame for emissions focus on livestock, says FAO chief
We need to provide more with less and we need innovation and technology, the boss of the Food and Agriculture Organisation has said. Claire McCormack reports.
President calls for shift away from over-reliance on chemical farm inputs
The President was critical of food waste and rising obesity in the developed world when billions remain malnourished.
7 June 2024 News
Food security does not mean full self-sufficiency - Commission
A high-level briefing from the EU Commission acknowledged the challenge for European farmers, and said that agriculture is a priority issue for the EU in external trade negotiations.
5 June 2024 News
Three big farming issues facing the MEPs Ireland elects
CAP, food security and environmental issues are likely to be the dominant farming issues for the next European Parliament.
1 June 2024 l2
Meet the candidates in the Ireland South constituency
It’s a crowded field in the South constituency, so we have put questions to the prominent farming candidates across the main farming issues. Pat O’Toole reports.
15 May 2024 News
Irish Farmers Journal / KPMG report on food security
Irish food producers are moving into an era where supermarkets are far more conscious of food security.
15 May 2024 Viewpoints
How to keep the world’s farmers farming
Boosting farmer resilience to protect food security is the most crucial issue facing the international agri-sector, says Ian Proudfoot, KPMG’s global head of agribusiness
Arla Foods pledges over £300m for British dairy industry
Britain’s biggest dairy company Arla Foods has committed to the future of UK milk and cheese production by pledging more than £300m to five UK sites.
14 May 2024 News
Ireland leads call for Nature Restoration Law to be adopted by EU
The move from Minister for the Environment Eamon Ryan, calling for the law to be passed at the next Environment Council meeting in June, has been supported by 10 other member states.
14 May 2024 News
Dempsey at Large: a blueprint for European farming
Process may be important, but if it doesn’t deal with crunch issues, it is of little real value.
1 May 2024 Viewpoints