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Little business now in farming

The farming community has been badly hit in the continuing economic crisis with subsidy payments now paying more than agricultural or dairy incomes earned throughout the year. The turnaround means that the once thriving farming sector in this country is no longer a viable business for many and families are increasingly finding it difficult to survive by living off the land.

Little business now in farming

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The farming community has been badly hit in the continuing economic crisis with subsidy payments now paying more than agricultural or dairy incomes earned throughout the year. The turnaround means that the once thriving farming sector in this country is no longer a viable business for many and families are increasingly finding it difficult to survive by living off the land.

Westmeath farmer honoured at Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards

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Westmeath dairy farmer, Noel Martin, has won one of the premier awards in the Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards. Noel and his wife Mary, who farm at Fardrum, Athlone, took the award for the highest standards in animal health across the 950 dairy farms supplying Connacht Gold in 2009.

Compensation payments for Kilkenny dairy farmers to begin

Payments from the EU Emergency Dairy Compensation Fund began on March 15, and because dairy farmers in Kilkenny had a difficult year in 2009 with falling milk prices, Deputy John McGuinness felt there was a need for such a scheme.

Glanbia milk suppliers not happy

Even though Glanbia has announced that they will pay a total increase of two cents a litre for milk supplied for the month of July until the end of the current year, dairy farmers are still not happy.

No recession at Kilkenny Mart

If cattle prices are any indication, then it can be said that the so-called recession had not reached Kilkenny Mart last Thursday.

Dept blamed for poor milk price

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food is being blamed for the fact that the price that the farmer receives for his milk is lower than it should be.

Organic food demand could decrease

The demand for organic food could decrease in Ireland if we consumers follow a similar trend as our British counterparts.

Farmers not believing Government spin

Few farmers in Carlow and Kilkenny, and indeed throughout Ireland, believe a number of Government members and TDs who have been saying that the recent CAP health check has been a good deal for the Irish farming community.

Kilkenny farmer scoops milk award

Kilkenny farmer, Cathal Moran, is one of six farmers nationally to be commended by the judging panel in the National Dairy Council Quality Milk Awards.

 

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