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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”.

Social fabric of rural Ireland being ‘actively destroyed’ – Conway

26-year-old farmer, James Conway, will contest the upcoming general election as an independent candidate in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency.

Calls for Bord Bia farmer levy to be abolished

In 2018, farmers paid close to €4million in levies to Bord Bia for cattle exported or slaughtered.

Farmer appointed junior minister at Department of Ag

Martin Heydon has been appointed Minister for State in the department with responsibility for research and development, farm safety, and new market development.

Creed labelled ‘Minister for Meat Factories’

Sinn Féin TD Matt Carthy labels Michael Creed as the 'Minister for Meat Factories' in response to a recent attack on his party.

‘No justification’ for massive corporate entities to be drawing down such level of CAP payments

The publication of the recipients of the highest CAP payments in Ireland reinforces the need for Sinn Féin’s proposals for an upper limit on payments to be introduced as a matter of urgency, according to Cavan-Monaghan TD, Matt Carthy.

New government to commit to developing suckler sector supports

New government to commit to developing suckler sector supports

Same number of animals on planet but emissions have ‘dropped through the floor’

Same number of animals on planet, but emissions have ‘dropped through the floor’

IFA opposes state ‘land grab’

Land - Fine Gael - Fianna Fáil - State-owned land - Housing crisis

Prosecution, fines and prison for landowners found burning illegally

Prosecution, fines and prison for landowners found burning illegally

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