Carbon tax proposals insufficient – IFA

IFA President John Bryan has said that the proposals in today’s Finance Bill to offset the increased costs of the Carbon Tax are insufficient and unworkable. He said, “There was a clear commitment given in the Programme for Government that farm diesel would be exempt from any further increases in the Carbon Tax. This has […]

Glanbia urged to rollover 0.95c/l + vat in jan 2012 milk price

IFA National Dairy Chairman Kevin Kiersey today said farmers should be aware that, while dairy markets returns have come down from their 2011 peak, the outlook for 2012 remains reasonably good. Just as Dairygold said they would hold their price until March at least, Mr Kiersey urged the Glanbia board members to rollover the 0.95c/l […]

An all-Ireland conference on Community Supported Agriculture in Tipperary

CSA_Ireland-Conference The Cloughjordan Community Farm In association with the National Organic Training Skillnet (NOTS), The Soil Association (UK), Irish Organic Farmers and Growers Association (IOFGA), URGENCI – Global Network of CSA’s, Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Cultivate, and FEASTA present Growing Together An all-Ireland conference on  Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) 17th, 18th & 19th of February * Cloughjordan, Tipperary […]