New €100/ha tillage payment falls short of what is required – IFA
Amy Forde
The IFA has said that Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has made a rushed announcement on money for tillage farmers.
10 April 2024 News
In pictures: our favourite reader photos of the week
Take a look at some of our favourite photos sent in by readers of the Irish Farmers Journal this week.
10 April 2024 Pigs
Versatility of pigmeat to be highlighted at symposium
Next week's Irish Pig Health Symposium is a good opportunity for pig farmers and pig farm workers to attend, the IFA has said.
Councils at odds on farm inspections
Some county councils have hit pause on their farm inspection campaigns in light of the bad weather, while others are continuing.
10 April 2024 News
ICSA calls on Minister to issue outstanding scheme payments
Minister called on to act immediately to support farmers who are suffering enormously – both mentally and financially – due to the persistent bad weather, by ICSA president.
8 April 2024 News
New sheep scheme rewards good actions on farms - IFA
The new National Sheep Welfare Scheme is open for applications from 8 April until 21 May.
8 April 2024 News
Tirlán to pay 3c/l weather support payment to suppliers
Part of the package is a 3c/l weather payment on all March milk volumes in recognition of the exceptionally challenging weather.
8 April 2024 News
Teagasc sets up fodder register and helplines for farmers
The helplines will be open initially for a two-week period up to Saturday 20 April for farmers.
8 April 2024 News
AIB urges farmers to contact their branch for cashflow support
Farmers urged to contact their local branch for support as wet weather and storms cause difficulties on farms.
7 April 2024 News
Harris to look at practical supports to help farmers amid brutal weather
Prolonged wet weather, the nitrates derogation and the biomethane strategy all featured in Simon Harris’s address to the Fine Gael Ard Fheis on Saturday.
6 April 2024 News
Bord Bia can reschedule audits for farmers
Bord Bia is engaging with stakeholders and farmers to manage audits for farmers severely affected by poor weather.
6 April 2024 News
Milk supply back 13% for February
For the first two months of 2024, domestic milk intake is estimated to be back by almost 15% compared with the same time last year.
5 April 2024 News