Did you know that 72% of Irish men purchase dairy for its health benefits but only 65% of Irish women have the same motivation. 35% of Irish people are currently limiting dairy of some kind while avoidance or limiting is more prominent among women – 41% compared to 30% of men.
19 10 2017
IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy has urged farmers who have had their power supply cut off due to storm damage to put safety first if seeking to install a temporary generator on their farm.
18 10 2017
IFA CALLS ON CO-OPS TO CO-ORDINATE EFFORTS TO HELP FARMERS DEAL WITH CONSEQUENCES OF HURRICANE OPHELIADairy, Liquid Milk
IFA National Dairy Chairman Sean O’Leary today (Wed) said it was crucial that co-ops would co-ordinate their efforts to support farmers in dealing with the consequences of hurricane Ophelia to optimise its efficiency.
29 09 2017
22 09 2017
Speaking following the National Ploughing Championship this week, IFA National Liquid Milk Committee Chairman John Finn today said that loud claims by retailers that they care about farmers and food suppliers’ sustainability ring hollow with farmers when their produce is being ruthlessly discounted in a bid for market share.