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Calls for Chinese market to re-open to Irish beef

Minister Charlie McConalogue and the government must now redouble their efforts to secure an immediate return of Irish beef to the Chinese market. That is...

FG to work with farmers to ‘improve viability’ of dairy calf-to-beef systems

Fine Gael has said that it “understands” the value of the “vibrant” agri-food sector and is “committed” to supporting farmers and food businesses”.

Budget 2021: €5m dairy calf weighing scheme, BDGP and Sheep Welfare Scheme extended

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D, today (Tuesday, October 13th) announced details of his department’s 2021 Budget. The 2021 estimates...

UFU highlights concerns regarding animal movement from 1 January

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) is very concerned about Northern Ireland (NI) farmers being able to access genetics which they rely on from 1...

No-deal brexit could spark ‘armageddon for the beef sector’

Concerns have been raised over the current direction of Brexit talks between the EU and the UK.

Sheep taskforce could play ‘pivotal’ role in reviving wool industry

The ICSA launched its campaign for the establishment of a sheep taskforce at its national executive meeting in Portlaoise last night (Wednesday, July 29th).

‘I am thankful that I can farm alongside my dad’

Mena McCloskey studies a BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Technology with Professional Studies at Queen’s University Belfast/College of Agriculture, Food & Rural Enterprise and runs a suckler and sheep enterprise with her father.

VIDEO: ‘We need to make sure that we understand that 60-70% of our beef goes to the UK’

Asda’s commitment to source 100% British beef has been described as “alarming” by one Independent TD. Roscommon-Galway Independent TD, Michael Fitzmaurice, made the statement as...

Galway dairy farmers aiming to achieve 500kgs of milk solids from 500kg cows

The removal of milk quotas fuelled the Keaveney family’s desire to expand their dairy farm. The enterprise, situated in Ballymoe, Co Galway, now consists of...

Brexit: €100m scheme for dairy and meat processors

The Government has announced a €100m capital investment programme for the food processing sector in recognition of unique exposure to the impact of Brexit. The...
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