Storms Ellen and Francis have turned a difficult harvest into recovery effort by tillage farmers across the country

A survey carried out by Teagasc advisors on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th of August estimates that 50% of this year’s tillage crops remains to be harvested. The recent storms, Ellen and Francis, brought strong winds and rain resulting in damage to crops nationwide. Many crops have fallen over with the worst affected loosing grain […]

Co-Ops Must Set The Lead On Grain Prices – Dunne

IFA National Grain Committee Chairman Liam Dunne said farmer-owned co-ops must step up to the mark and lead the way in setting sustainable grain, oilseed and protein prices for growers this harvest.   Mr Dunne said, “We are now heading into the fifth season of low grain prices, which will result in another year of […]

Next Generation Of Farmers Must Be Encouraged To Make 2020 Happen

Speaking at a media briefing at the Dublin Horse Show today (Thurs), IFA President John Bryan urged the Government to facilitate the restructuring of farming so the next generation of farmers can drive the production necessary to achieve the growth targets for the sector. He said, “Next month, our agricultural colleges will be taking in […]