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 […]

Urgent Political Intervention Needed To Avert Collapse Of Tillage Sector

Ahead of the main harvest, IFA National Grain Chairman Liam Dunne has warned that grain farmers are facing a severe income drop this season of up to €100m due to a combination of poorer prices and much reduced yields.   Liam Dunne said without political intervention on a number of fronts, the tillage sector here […]

IFA Demand Action On Grain Income Crisis

Speaking following an IFA grain growers protest in Foynes port in Limerick on Tuesday, IFA National Grain Chairman Liam Dunne said grain farmers are extremely angry that some traders and brokers have sourced imported barley when plentiful supplies of quality native grain are available.   Liam Dunne said, “Grain farmers are frustrated at the failure […]