The ICMSA gives a cautious welcome to new rural plan

The Irish Creamery and Milk Suppliers Association is welcoming the launch of today's rural reinvigoration plan. However the President of the organisation, John Comer,...

Macra members urged to contribute to 7-year strategy

Members of Macra na Feirme in the North West are urged to have their say on the new strategic plan of the organisation. Macra...

McConalogue gets Dail support for Bill on tillage emergency fund

There was cross party support for a motion by Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue today calling for an emergency fund for tillage farmers to be...

Vote to take place on aid package for tillage farmers

Local TD's will get the chance to vote on an aid package for Tillage farmers in the Dail this afternoon. A vote is expected to...

Closure of Sligo Vet Lab would leave no service west of Shannon

There are calls for further clarification on the future of the District Veterinary Lab in Sligo. A working group report commissioned by the Department of...

Nothing to fear from confirmed case of BSE

Ireland's beef export status remains unchanged following the confirmation of a BSE case. The Atypical case commonly known as 'mad cow disease' in Galway was...

Department confirms case of BSE in Galway

The Department of Agriculture says there's no risk to public health from the latest BSE case. An 18-year-old cow died on a farm in Galway...

Over a hundred turn out to Dail farm protest

Over 100 farmers have been protesting outside Government Buildings to call for a crisis fund for tillage farmers. Farmers along the west coast from Donegal...

Tillage farmers to protest outside Dail

Tillage farmers still hope to get an emergency aid package as they plan a march on the Dail this afternoon. Many grain farmers in Donegal, Mayo...

Department says ‘cost’ will be key in deciding future of District Vet Labs

Any decisions on the future of regional veterinary laboratories, such as the one in Sligo, will take into account a cost/benefit analysis of options...


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