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.
30 08 2017
DUNNES STORES AND ALDI UNDERMINING SUSTAINABILITY OF FRESH MILK PRODUCERS IN CYNICAL MARKET GRABBING MILK PRICE WARLiquid Milk
Farmers are concerned that the long-standing Dunnes’ market share grabbing discount of milk at 67c/l is starting to degenerate into a milk price war, which will undermine the sustainability of fresh milk producers, with Aldi cynically joining Dunnes this week.