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Action sought on 30-month cattle prices

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Following the news that Ireland has been recognised by the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) as a country with a negligible risk of BSE, ICSA beef chairman Edmond Phelan has called for an immediate meeting of the beef forum to discuss the issue of the price of cattle over 30 months of age.

MEPs want to better equip dairy farmers

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Agriculture MEPs want to better equip dairy farmers to face current challenges. They are calling on the EU to bring more balance into the supply chain, introduce better tools against market disturbances and help farmers find new outlets for their produce, says the agriculture committee in a draft, non-binding resolution adopted on Monday night.