05 / 06 / 2019
At IFA’s first regional information meeting in Claremorris for livestock farmers on the €100m beef fund, there was backing for the six key principles that the IFA Livestock Committee and National Council set out for the distribution of the fund.
|Sheep Factory Quotes c/kg including VAT|
|Factory||June 04th||Ewes||Hoggets||Spring Lamb|
The Irish pig market remains buoyant with good demand from all processors on the back of improving pork markets, especially the export market. Last week’s kill of 66,000 continues the recent trend of reduced pig numbers available and this is causing all procurement managers and agents to be very competitive to fill their kill numbers every week.
04 / 06 / 2019
IFA President Joe Healy wants the Government to push ahead with an independent retail regulator to give effect to tougher legislation on the food chain.
The first provisional DAFM BPS figures on the main cereal crop plantings indicate that they are similar to last year with only a 1% increase. As predicted the only real difference is a switch back to more Winter crops and an increase in the planting of oats which brings them back to the area of previous years.