Meat and dairy in a balanced diet Dietitian Sarah Keogh recently spoke at the launch of Meat and Dairy Facts about the role of meat and dairy in a healthy, balanced diet. Let’s take a closer luck at some of Sarah’s key messages. Meat in the Irish diet Meat is consumed by 98% of adults […]
Speaking from Cherbourg as part of a visit to two lairages in the area, IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said IFA had developed a good relationship and kept in touch with the two operators since he and IFA President Joe Healy visited Cherbourg on two occasions last spring.
Addressing the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health today, IFA President Joe Healy led a delegation to discuss what farm families want in the new Fair Deal scheme. “The IFA supports the Nursing Home Support Scheme and recognises the important role of the scheme in providing financial support and security for people going into long-term nursing […]
IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan has urged co-op board members who will be meeting over the coming days to decide on the October milk prices to immediately apply a minimum of 1c/l increase.
IFA President Joe Healy said factories need to increase the base price of beef on the back of rising cattle prices in our main export markets in the UK and across the EU, and higher demand for the Christmas trade.
Speaking today at the IFA Retail Event, addressed by UK Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon, IFA National Liquid Milk Chairman John Finn said the first condition for farmers to get a fair price from the retail chain was for retailers to pay a wholesale price which guarantees a return for farmers.