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There are three vital areas that the Minister for Agriculture Brendan Smith must deliver on, in the CAP Health Check according to the IFA president Padraig Walshe.
With the latest milk price drop of 3 cents a litre, Glanbia has taken around €1,000 from the pockets of many milk suppliers for the month of September alone.
The demand for organic food could decrease in Ireland if we consumers follow a similar trend as our British counterparts.
More than 2,000 angry Glanbia milk suppliers attended protests in Kilkenny yesterday to demand the reversal of the company's March price cut, which reduced the milk price to 20 cent a litre, one of the lowest prices in the country.
Farmers are going under as a result of the price being paid for milk by local milk giant Glanbia according to local Thomastown Electoral Area candidate for Fine Gael, Joey O' Hanrahan.
Supermarket chains are “milking the consumer and creaming off the farmer” with farmers getting a price for their milk below the cost of production, while supermarket chains are “reaping huge profits”.
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.
Four out of five dairy herds in Mayo could be positive for the highly infectious viral disease infectious bovine rhinotracheitis, according to the results of a survey carried out by leading veterinary practitioner Pat Kirwan.
Glanbia and The Agricultural Fund have come together with local Kilkenny farmers, the Phelan’s, in Clara and set up a company which is aiming to create a new low cost dairy farm.
The Greenfield Dairy Project in Kilkenny is hosting an open day next week for local and national farmers.