Failure of Glanbia to increase price this month is further evidence that farmers are carrying processors – IFA

IFA Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said that the analysis published by Teagasc and CIT claiming Irish dairy farmers are the most profitable in Europe is flawed in that it does not include the cost of the farmers own labour or land. “This makes a mockery of the cost analysis. We all know that farmers and […]

IFA President Sets Down 10-point Plan Of Action To Deliver Farm Profitability

Addressing the 60th¬†Annual General Meeting of the Irish Farmers Association in Dublin today (Tues), IFA President Eddie Downey said his central message to politicians in Dublin and Brussels is that farm profitability must be the top priority, if the viability of hard working and productive family farms is to be protected. Eddie Downey set down […]