ThePigSite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the swine industry

Pig Industry News: Ireland

Search:
Section:
Show results in:
27 May 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland Both Houses Pass Animal Health, Welfare Bill
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, has announced that that the Animal Health & Welfare Bill has now been passed by both houses of the Oireachtas and will be...
15 May 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland Positive Discussion on Key CAP Reform Issues
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, has welcomed what he described as a positive and useful discussion with his Member State colleagues on three elements of the...
29 April 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland PRRS Control Measures in Place
IRELAND - Measures have been put in place to control Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) since the virus was found at a breeding station earlier this month....
Pig Industry News from Ireland Hermitage Restocks Callan Boar AI Stud
IRELAND - On 5 April, Hermitage had a confirmed positive result for Porcine Reproductive Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) in its AI stud in Ireland. ...
23 April 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland Common Agricultural Policy Reform on Course
IRELAND - At yesterday's (22 April) meeting of EU Agriculture Ministers, Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, reported back to his colleagues on recent discussions with the...
12 April 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland IFA's CAP Campaign Focuses on Role of MEPs in Final Outcome
IRELAND - IFA President John Bryan will engage in an intensive round of discussions with the rapporteurs from the main groups in the European Parliament and Irish MEPs next week, as IFA’s campaign on...
10 April 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland Irish Farmers Warned to Look out for PRRS Signs
IRELAND - The agriculture department has set out advice for pig farmers following the finding of the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) virus at a breeding centre....
09 April 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Health Society Symposium Looks to Future
IRELAND - The Pig Health Society has announced that this year’s symposium, 'Securing your future and embracing change' will be held at Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield, Co. Meath on 14 May 2013 from 9am...
05 April 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland Grant Extension Welcomed by Pig Producers
IRELAND - IFA National Pigs and Pig Meat Committee Chairman Pat O Flaherty said it was a very positive move by Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to extend the deadline for submission of applications...
04 April 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland Last Extension to Sow Welfare Scheme Application Deadline
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...
13 February 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland EU Delivers €11 Billion over Seven Years for Irish Agriculture
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine has underlined the importance of the EU budget agreement for Irish farmers. The deal guarantees funding of over €1.5 billion per year for Ireland...
06 February 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland Deadline Extended for Submissions under Sow Welfare Scheme
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, has announced that the deadline for submission of applications under the revised TAMS Sow Welfare Scheme introduced by his...
01 February 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland Truly Irish, Key Partners Take on Future of Irish Pig Industry
IRELAND - Truly Irish Country Foods are behind a recent drive towards more sustainable agriculture in Europe which has led to the development of a €1.68-million EU-funded group called 'Thrive Rite'....
07 January 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland Minister Urged to Put Meaningful CAP Rural Development Plan in Place
IRELAND - IFA Rural Development Chairman, Flor McCarthy has urged the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to put in place a meaningful Rural Development Plan, with farmers at the centre of all support...
04 January 2013
Pig Industry News from Ireland 2013 Will Be Defining Year for Farming
IRELAND - Irish Farmers' Association President John Bryan has wished all farm families good health, and especially safe farming in the year ahead. He asked all farmers, in every task and every day, to...
19 December 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Farmers Vent Anger over Budget Cuts to Incomes
IRELAND - IFA President John Bryan said farmers who had incurred savage and unfair cuts in the Budget will make their anger known to Government TDs over the week-end....
18 December 2012
Pig Industry News from Ireland Farm Assist Cuts Deeply Unfair on Low-Income Farmers
IRELAND - IFA Rural Development Chairman Flor McCarthy said the changes in the Budget by the Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton for the means test for Farm Assist was a direct attack on the most...
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...
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 

News By Advertiser

News By Country

News By Category

Top 5 Pages


Our Sponsors

Partners


Seasonal Picks

The Commuter Pig Keeper - 5m Books