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Milk prices to hold fall in GDT
Declan O’Brien
Processors forecast that tight European milk supplies will continue to bolster farm-gate prices for the short to medium term.
10 July 2024 News
ICMSA seeks farm income volatility tool in the Budget
The dairy farmer body also called for 70% grant aid for the construction of additional slurry storage between now and 2027.
10 July 2024 Viewpoints
Dempsey at Large: Independent examination planned for Brennan farm
Successive farm leaders have voiced their profound unease at how the case has been handled.
Emissions targets should not be met through decreased production - IFA
The IFA said the announcement of emissions reductions in the agricultural sector that are due to a drop in cattle numbers and less fertiliser would have economic and social consequences.
9 July 2024 News
Average dairy farmer earning €5.76 an hour, ICMSA says
Calculations from the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) show that dairy farmers are now earning less than half the minimum wage.
9 July 2024 News
ICMSA looks for time frame to be set on review of Brennan’s farm case
The review must begin immediately with a clear time frame of when it expects to deliver its findings, the ICMSA has said.
5 July 2024 News
Farm groups lay out agenda for new charter committee
Farming representatives on the Farmers' Charter are keen to see flexibility on the recouping of excess ACRES payments which went out to some farmers in the interim payment run.
4 July 2024 News
ICMSA calls for farm sector summit as farmer morale 'collapses'
While all farming sectors are struggling, according to the ICMSA the dairy sector is in “freefall”.
4 July 2024 News
Bigger CAP budget needed for EU's food security goals - ICMSA
Denis Drennan has welcomed a reference to food security in the EU's new five-year strategy statement.
3 July 2024 News
Fears Tirlán job cuts could be 'just the beginning' - Drennan
ICMSA president Denis Drennan said the move by Tirlán could be the start of a massive restructuring in the dairy industry.
20 June 2024 News
IFA/ICMSA alliance helps Mullooly home
The Castlebar count centre could have been mistaken for a cattle mart, so many notable agri-politics figures passed through.
19 June 2024 Dealer
Emboldened industry-led AD sector drives on
The die is cast, the players are here and the international money is in place to back them - the Irish anaerobic digestion sector has been born and it will be developer-led, writes Stephen Robb.
19 June 2024 News