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17 September 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Traditional Irish Product Wins Organic Acolade
IRELAND - The Best Overall Organic Product in the Bord Bia National Organic Awards 2012 went to Crowe’s Farm for its Organic Dry Cure Back Rasher product, which was chosen for its high quality, superior...
10 September 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland End to Farmers' Patience with Retailers
IRELAND - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President, John Bryan, has said that retailers who fail to address escalating production costs by not returning higher prices to producers, are playing Russian...
07 September 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Co-ordinated Plan to Deal with Weather Crisis
IRELAND - Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) President, John Bryan, said that a major national effort is required to assist the farming sector recover and get back on track following the worst weather on...
06 September 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland DNA Testing of Pig Meat Uncovers Mislabelling
IRELAND - The Irish Farmers’ Association has announced that sample testing as part of the ‘DNA certified’ Programme for pigmeat has begun, which will expose misleading labelling and provide an assurance...
03 September 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Seaweed in Pigs' Diet Extends Pork Shelf-Life
IRELAND - Researchers based in Cork and Dublin have found that feeding pigs a seaweed extract has the potential to reduce oxidation in pork steaks. ...
27 August 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Engaging, Communicating on Welfare
IRELAND - The results of a Eurobarometer survey showed over eighty per cent of respondents across Europe consider agriculture to be beneficial to the environment, contributing to the beauty of the countryside...
23 August 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Losses Increase as Weather Deteriorates
IRELAND - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) National Grain Committee Chairman Noel Delany said that many growers are facing significant financial losses as the incessant wet weather continues to take its...
16 August 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Bad Weather Causes Problems for Irish Farmers
IRELAND - Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) President John Bryan said the continuing record rain falls this summer have increased costs and hit production hard as well as making farming conditions very...
10 August 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Price Increase Welcome but Insufficient
IRELAND - Irish farmers have welcomed the 4c/kg increase that has been passed back to hard strapped pig producers this week. ...
27 July 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Farmer Concerns in Animal Health and Welfare Bill
IRELAND - Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) Animal Health Chairman John Waters said the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney will have to introduce significant changes to the New Animal Health and Welfare...
25 July 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Increasing Costs of Production Eating Farm Profits
IRELAND - Rising production costs and difficult weather conditions are having a significant impact on Irish agriculture this year. At a briefing attended by agri-food industry representatives, Teagasc...
13 July 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Protein Prices Putting Pig Production at Risk in Ireland
IRELAND - The Chairman of the Irish Farmers Association Pigs and Pigmeat Committee Tim Cullinan this week led a delegation to meet with management of Ireland’s largest pigmeat processor, Rosderra....
28 June 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Delay in Processing of Applications for Revised Sow Welfare Scheme Must be Avoided
IRELAND - IFA Pigs and Pigmeat Chairman Tim Cullinan has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to re-open the revised Sow Welfare Scheme....
27 June 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Value of Irish Agriculture Rises
IRELAND - The value of the Irish agriculture sector increased by 16.8 per cent in 2011 to €907.7 million, according to the Irish CSO Livestock Reports. ...
26 June 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Sustainability Development Programme for Irish Food
IRELAND - Bord Bia announced plans for a comprehensive national sustainability development programme to more than 120 food and drink industry leaders during its Pathways for Growth Food and Drink Leadership...
20 June 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Hermitage Genetics Establish New Super Nucleus
IRELAND - Hermitage Genetics are establishing a new SPF ‘Super Nucleus’ at Freneystown, Co; Kilkenny, Ireland. The new herd will consist of 1,100 GGP females (Landrace, Large White, MaxgroTM, Hygro...
19 June 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Producers Cannot Continue Without Support
IRELAND - IFA Pigs and Pigmeat Chairman Tim Cullinan has warned that pig producers will not continue in the industry with the level of uncertainty that exists at the moment. ...
18 May 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Is the EU Serious About Continuing to Produce Pigs?
IRELAND - IFA National Pigs and Pig Committee Chairman Tim Cullinan called a high level meeting of Teagasc and UCD pig feed research and advisory specialists as well as the main nutritionists and input...
14 May 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Towards January 2013: Group Housing Pregnant Sows
IRELAND - A new Teagasc report on the group housing of pigs was launched in Portlaoise. The report, titled Towards January 2013: Updates, implications and options for group housing pregnant sows, outlines...
09 May 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Sow Housing Rules Take Toll on Pig Farmers
IRELAND - Irish pig farmers face average bills of at least €300,000 each in order to meet new regulations on sow housing, according to the latest Teagasc estimates....
02 May 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Reducing GHG Emissions in Agriculture
IRELAND - A range of technologies can reduce the carbon footprint of Irish agriculture, but achieving reductions in total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the sector will not be easy. This was a key finding...
20 April 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Steady Growth in Rosderra's Pig Exports to China
IRELAND - Irish meat processor Rosderra is one of the companies with an existing relationship with the giant Yurun Group that is based in Nanjing. The company has been selling pigmeat into China since...
19 April 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Ireland Focuses on Chinese Trade Export Potential
IRELAND - As part of the continuing focus on market access for Irish Food products, Simon Coveney TD, yesterday met with the Chinese Animal Health and Epidemiology Centre (CAHEC) in Qingdao, and in a wide...
28 March 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Ireland Presses for Decision on Ag Policy Reform
IRELAND - Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has urged colleagues in all three EU institutions to get on with the task of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform....
21 March 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Efforts to Boost Development of Pig Farming Sector
IRELAND - Teagasc is working with pig farmers to develop a joint programme as part of ambitious growth plans for the sector. ...
19 March 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland New Head of Pigs Appointed at Teagasc
IRELAND - Teagasc has appointed Ciaran Carroll as Head of the Pig Development Department at Teagasc. He takes over from Michael Martin who has retired after a long and successful career in Teagasc. ...
16 March 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Mixed Trends in Livestock Supplies to Date
IRELAND - To date this year, mixed trends have been evident for meat supplies at export meat plants, reports Peter Duggan, Strategic Information Services, Bord Bia-Irish Food Board. ...
13 March 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland State Pays Out €130m in Pig Meat Dioxin Scare
IRELAND - More than €130 million has been paid by the State to the pigmeat industry in compensation for the dioxin contamination scare of 2008....
09 March 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Welfare Bill Impinges Standard Practices
IRELAND - Irish farmers operated to the highest animal welfare standards and are already heavily regulated by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, said Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) President...
06 March 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA Meets French, Italian & Spanish on CAP 2013
IRELAND - IFA President John Bryan and National Livestock Chairman Henry Burns discussed changes to the Ciolos CAP 2013 proposals for the livestock sector at a high level meeting with their French, Italian...
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