IFA President Tim Cullinan has congratulated the new Minister for Agriculture Dara Calleary on his appointment. “We look forward to working with the new Minister to ensure that we harness the full potential of our farming sector,” he said. “It is important that the new Minister hits the ground running,” he said. The IFA President […]
Ornua should continue to publish PPI in the old and new format IFA President Tim Cullinan said that farmers are disappointed with the decision by Ornua to amend its Purchasing Price Index (PPI). “In particular farmers can’t understand the increased allocation for processing costs, despite the investments made in modern processing facilities,” he said. […]
IFA President Tim Cullinan said the change by Bord Bia to include young bulls in its grass fed standard is the right thing to do for farmers. Following consultation with the IFA over recent weeks, Tim Cullinan said Bord Bia has now agreed to the following changes to the grass fed standard; […]
IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan today (Monday) said the milk price increases of 1 and 1.48c/l respectively implemented by Lakeland and Glanbia meant farmers would receive at least 30c/l for their June supplies (30c/l and 30.1c/l incl VAT respectively). This increase, he said, was the minimum farmers needed for their June milk in what […]
IFA National Sheep Chairman Sean Dennehy said lamb prices are rising, driven by substantial demand for the significant Muslin festival of Eid Al Adha, which begins on July 30th. He said factories have increased quoted prices and paid prices this week to get lambs. “Prices are ranging from €5.65/kg to €5.75/kg, with top prices of […]
IFA’s Chairman of the Inputs Project Team, Tom Short, told DG Trade representatives at a hearing for the Expiry review of anti-dumping measures on AN imports from Russia to the EU, that renewing this anti-dumping measure would lead to a continued dysfunctional fertiliser market in the EU. “Our highest cost is nitrogen, but fertiliser prices […]
IFA President Tim Cullinan has announced an initiative to gather evidence to force an investigation into the beef or any other farming sector where there is potential anti-competitive behaviour adversely affecting farmers.
IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said the whopping 8.3% increase in today’s GDT auction result is the clearest indicator yet than markets are recovering as global markets reopen and food services demand recovers post lockdown.