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13 December 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Income Drop for Some Farm Systems in 2012 but Recovery Ahead
IRELAND - Newly released Teagasc estimates indicate that Irish farm income in 2012 averaged €21,500, a drop of 12 per cent from last year. However, Teagasc economists indicate that this average reduction...
05 December 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Government Must Fully Support Farming Sector This Year
IRELAND - In advance of this week’s Budget, IFA President John Bryan said funding for all farm schemes must be protected in next week’s Budget, given the very difficult income situation on farms....
03 December 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Irish Agricultural Production Costs Rise
IRELAND - Irish agricultural production costs are rising faster than the prices being achieve in the market, according to the latest statistics from the Irish Central Statistics Office....
30 November 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Irish Pig Slaughterings Rise
IRELAND - The number of cattle slaughtered in Ireland in October was 1.8 per cent higher than in October 2011, according to figures from the Irish Central Statistics Office....
16 November 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland CAP is Core Issue, Says Minister
IRELAND - Irish Minister Simon Coveney has said that defending the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) funding for Ireland is still at the heart of the Government's stance in the negotiations on the seven-year...
06 November 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Industry Made Progress During 2011, Export Earnings Up
IRELAND- According to a TEAGASC annual report, farming and the agri food industry made steady progress during 2011, generating important economic activity in rural area and valuable export earnings for...
02 November 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Sow Welfare Scheme Deadline Extended
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney announced that the deadline for submission of applications under the revised TAMS Sow Welfare Scheme introduced by his Department...
23 October 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Teagasc Pig Farmers' Conference
IRELAND - The Teagasc National Pig Farmers’ Conference takes place at Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles on Tuesday 23 October and at the Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan on Wednesday, 24 October. ...
10 October 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Irish Farmers Send Message to EU
IRELAND - Addressing thousands of farmers on Kildare St in Dublin yesterday, Tuesday, IFA President John Bryan said the largest turnout of farm families in years sent a clear and determined message to...
09 October 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Irish Day of Action Begins
IRELAND - With major EU decisions to be taken in the next few months that will define the future of the farming sector in Ireland, the vast majority of dairy co-ops, beef, lamb, pig and poultry processors,...
05 October 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Ireland Achieves Aujeszky's Disease-Free Status
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, is delighted that Ireland has achieved Aujeszky's Disease-free status following the success of the National Aujeszky's Disease...
21 September 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Farmers Appeal to Retailers over Rising Costs
IRELAND - A plea has gone out to retailers to pass back some of their margin to farmers who are under pressure becasue of rising costs. ...
17 September 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Co-ordinated Action Plan to Deal with Weather Gets Go-Ahead
IRELAND - Irish Farmers' Association President, John Bryan, says that members have given strong backing to a co-ordinated action plan to deal with weather difficulties, including the establishment of Project...
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. ...
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