Food prices should pay farmers ‘to a level that makes sense’ - Taoiseach
Noel Bardon
The Office for Fairness and Transparency in the Agri Food Supply Chain will allow farmers to see better returns from food sales, an Taoiseach suggested.
21 September 2022 News
96% of farmers concerned over farm profitability
Some 1,513 farmers surveyed by the Irish Farmers Journal shared their views on farm profitability, incomes and future outlooks.
20 September 2022 News
Average farm incomes hit €34,700 last year
Increase in farm incomes driven primarily by higher returns on dairy units and a recovery in the fortunes of cereal growers.
Beef and sheep farmers can’t ‘carry the load’ on climate action – ICSA
The ICSA has outlined a series of demands for beef farmers when it comes to proposals on how they might support emissions reduction measures.
16 September 2022 News
Malting barley growers getting 1c from pint
A little bit extra on the pint could make a big difference to tillage farm incomes. At present, the farmer is getting the least amount from the pint, writes Siobhán Walsh.
31 August 2022 News
Less income tax, more ACRES places needed in Budget 2023 – ICMSA
The ICMSA has sought decreases in the income taxes farmers pay to improve on-farm investment and ease pressure on farm incomes.
30 August 2022 News
Editorial: long-term vision needed rather than policy on the hoof
It appears that long gone are the days when Government policy on agriculture was informed by solid research and rooted in economics.
24 August 2022 Viewpoints
Difficult lessons to be learned from outcome of climate debate
Farm organisations both at national and EU level along with the wider industry must now review and identify the flaws within their strategy.
17 August 2022 Viewpoints
Government treating farmers like poker chips on gambling table – TD
Carol Nolan TD has called on Government parties to 'get real' in order to make the debate about agriculture’s emissions 'practical, achievable [and] sustainable'.
25 July 2022 News
Greening agriculture will make farms more viable – Minister Ryan
Improving the sustainability of Irish farms will lead to higher beef and milk prices, the Minister for the Environment has said.
Farmers need to focus on economic and environmental sustainability
Dr Michael Hayden, Assistant Professor of Accounting at Maynooth University takes a look at sustainability from a financial perspective.
Teagasc Grange open day: welcome to BEEF 2022
A welcome message from Professor Frank O’Mara as he outlines the key objectives of BEEF 2022 supporting sustainable beef farming.
29 June 2022 News