A year on from the horsemeat scandal and its legacy is back to bite beef farmers it would seem.
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.
Last month, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney presented the 2014 RDS Champion of Champions Awards
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.