Sheep production is a significant contributor to the agricultural and national economy with an output valued at €209m, with about 80 per cent of this exported.
Over 100 senior representatives from the Irish dairy industry gathered in Dublin recently for the launch of Bord Bia’s national ‘Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme’ (SDAS).
The latest figures from the FTMTA Statistics Service for November registrations of new tractors show a continued recovery following disappointing sales earlier in the year.
Getting things right before 2015 is the theme of the Grassland Association’s conference on January 7.
LEADER has had a significant impact in shaping rural Ireland.
Glanbia Agribusiness recently honoured its top quality grain growers at an Awards Ceremony in Portlaoise.
Last year, 2013, did not start off very positively.
Wexford farmer Patrick Kent was elected President of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association after the vote in Portlaoise, defeating Gabriel Gilmartin of Sligo in a keenly contested election.