August milk price from Glanbia and Lakeland Dairies


Glanbia Ireland (GI) will pay a base milk price for August of 28 cpl including VAT, for manufacturing milk at 3.6% fat and 3.3% protein. This is a reduction of 1 cpl from the July base price. The Board of Glanbia Co-op has decided to continue to make a support payment to Members of 0.5 cpl including VAT for August milk supplies.

FCI submits 10-point 2020 Pre-Budget Plan


The Association of Farm Contractors in Ireland (FCI), the national association representing Agricultural/Farm & Forestry Contractors in Ireland, in its 2020 Pre-Budget Submission has given the Minister for Finance & Public Expenditure, Mr. Paschal Donohoe, TD, a 10-point set of proposals that are intrinsically linked with the issues of taxation, the implications of a no-deal Brexit on the agricultural economy and the continuing Black Economy within the sector.