IFA President Tim Cullinan has welcomed the resumption of auction rings at the marts from next week under the new Department of Agriculture ‘safe sale’ conditions and protocols. He said while the protocols are detailed and restrictive in order to protect people, it’s a significant step towards getting this essential service back up and operating […]
IFA President Tim Cullinan called on co-ops to reflect on the significant dairy product price improvements of the last six weeks, which allow them to maximise the May milk price to support farmers’ stressed cash flow.
At today’s COPA Praesidium addressed by Agriculture Commissioner Wojciechowski, IFA President Tim Cullinan told the Commissioner that the 9% cut in the real value of CAP funding in the proposed EU budget (MFF) for 2021-2027 was very concerning.
Speaking to Irish consumers and retailers today on World Milk Day, IFA National Liquid Milk Chairman John Finn urged them, in these unprecedented times of pandemic, to especially value the locally produced fresh milk which they expect to find every day on their supermarket shelves, and to make sure the farmers are paid a fair […]
IFA President Tim Cullinan said that Bord Bia’s proposal on a new ‘grass-fed standard’ and their proposed criteria for Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status for ‘Irish Grass-Fed Beef’ needs a lot more thought and discussion before they are proceeded with.