Speaking as Ornua lifts their PPI for the third month running, IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan today pointed out that, in the last few days, the following has been reported: Ornua’s PPI for November has risen a further 1 point to 106.6 points or 31.9c/l incl VAT; Fonterra have increased their 2019/20 payout […]
IFA President Joe Healy said it’s high time that local authorities and Irish Water addressed the illegal pumping of raw sewage into our rivers and streams, and to ensure Ireland does not face fines following a ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) earlier this year. Responding to the EPA water quality report, he […]
The IFA are this morning protesting at the Aldi distribution centre in Naas, Co Kildare demanding a significant and immediate beef price increase to bring the Irish beef price at least in line with the Bord Bia European Export Benchmark Price Index.
IFA National Hill Farming Committee Chairman Flor McCarthy has welcomed the announcement today by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring of 10 new walkways involving 238 farmers. He said the addition of the routes in the National Walks Scheme will increase recreational tourism in peripheral areas. “We want to see local development […]
IFA Renewable Energy Project Team Leader Tom Short said the Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS) will exclude the meaningful participation of farm scale projects in renewable electricity generation. “It’s clear from Government actions to date that they are only interested in supporting mega wind projects which for the most part will be built offshore and […]
The IFA President Joe Healy said IFA made an immediate and significant cattle price increase the priority issue at the Beef Task Force meeting in Dublin today. “IFA put a cattle price increase on the table at the very start of the meeting.” “The meat factories representative accepted the facts verified by the Bord Bia […]