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ICSA CALLS FOR TILLAGE SCHEME TO INCENTIVISE FARMERS TO PRODUCE CATCH CROPS

ICSA Tillage chair Gavin Carberry has called on the government to deliver a scheme for tillage farmers to grow catch crops after this year’s harvest. “A similar scheme was run in 2018 whereby tillage farmers were incentivised to produce additional feed during the...

2030 TB TARGETS CANNOT BE MET WITHOUT ADDITIONAL STATE FUNDING

ICSA Animal Health and Welfare chair Hugh Farrell has said it is high time that the Minister for Agriculture faces up to the reality that he needs to secure additional funding if we are serious about eradicating TB by 2030. “At the TB forum, the Department strategy...

TRAINEE FARMERS NEED FAIR PLAY ON PLACEMENT

ICSA president Dermot Kelleher has said that he is concerned that young trainee farmers are getting a raw deal on a small minority of host farms where they do their placements for the green cert. “I want to see fair play for all trainee farmers on placement. I have...

ICSA DEMANDS TARGETED SUPPORTS FOR VULNERABLE BEEF, SUCKLER, AND SHEEP SECTORS AT MEETING WITH MINISTER MCCONALOGUE

ICSA president Dermot Kelleher has today insisted that further supports must be directed towards the vulnerable beef, suckler, and sheep sectors in a meeting with Minister McConalogue and senior Department of Agriculture officials. “These lower income sectors are...

ICSA – SUPPORT FOR CATTLE AND SHEEP SECTORS A MOVE IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

“ICSA has strongly argued that the cattle and sheep sectors cannot carry the burden of massive inflation in feed, fertiliser and fuel costs, and we are meeting Minister McConalogue again on Thursday to keep the pressure on.

LITTLE PROSPECT SHEEP FARMERS WILL BENEFIT FINANCIALLY AMID US MARKET ACCESS HYPE

ICSA sheep chair Sean McNamara has said gaining access to the US market for sheepmeat will only be a worthwhile endeavour if actually puts extra money in farmers’ pockets. “Farmers have become increasingly sceptical as to whether the opening of new markets has any...

IT’S BIGGER THAN BREXIT FOR CATTLE AND SHEEP SECTORS

The ICSA has claimed that rocketing farm costs are now a bigger threat than Brexit, particularly for the cattle and sheep sectors. ICSA beef chairman Edmund Graham, speaking after the National Fodder and Food Security committee meeting said he is not satisfied that...

€6/KG FOR BEEF MUST BECOME A REALITY, AND QUICKLY

ICSA beef chair Edmund Graham has said if beef farmers in Germany are achieving €6/kg for beef there is no reason for Irish farmers not to get the same. “ICSA has been warning for months that beef prices must hit the €6/kg mark if farmers are to have any hope of...

ICSA CALCULATES DAIRY INCOMES WILL BE 10-15 TIMES CATTLE/SHEEP INCOMES IN 2022

ICSA president Dermot Kelleher has called on Teagasc to clarify their forecasts for net margins on beef, suckler, and sheep farms for 2022. “It looks to us in ICSA as if the report is glossing over the likelihood that dairy incomes will be 10-15 times higher per...

TURF BAN EQUALS BUREAUCRATIC NONSENSE – ICSA

ICSA Rural Development chair Tim Farrell has said there is simply no justification for making criminals of ordinary people by prohibiting the sale or distribution of turf. “While those with cutting rights will be permitted use turf for their own domestic consumption,...

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