FARMING: Teagasc Moorepark Dairy Open Day

FARMING: Teagasc Moorepark Dairy Open Day

3 July 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Thousands of dairy farmers and dairy industry stakeholders are expected to attend Moorepark ’19, the Teagasc National Dairy Event for 2019, on Wednesday 3rd July at the Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Growing Sustainably’. […]

FARMING: New measures to support beef farmers

FARMING: New measures to support beef farmers

29 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Member of the Oireachtas Agriculture, Food and the Marine committee, Carrigaline based Senator Tim Lombard, has said that new measures to boost the beef sector would support hard-pressed beef farmers in Cork. Senator Lombard was speaking in the wake of the committee’s report, ‘The Future of the Beef […]

FARMING: Open day at Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy

FARMING: Open day at Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy

26 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A major Teagasc Open Day for the Irish dairy industry will take place in Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork, on Wednesday, 3 July. The theme of the Teagasc Moorepark ‘19 Open Day is ‘Growing Sustainably’, and the overall sponsor of the event is FBD Insurance, with additional support […]

FARMING: Shareholders told to be wise

FARMING: Shareholders told to be wise

1 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy Elaine@TheCork.ie Ifac is calling on those who have Kerry co-op shares to consider their options carefully before the 5th June deadline. It is important that each shareholder is aware of the personal tax implications – as these will vary for every shareholder. Previously, share spin outs by Kerry co-op […]

Minister Creed announces introduction of new conservation measures for crawfish

Minister Creed announces introduction of new conservation measures for crawfish

31 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today announced that he has approved a new conservation measure that will provide legal protection for v-notched crawfish. The measure received widespread support when the Minister discussed it with industry representatives during today’s meeting of the National Inshore […]

#Cork Not sure who to vote for as your next MEP? Meet the candidates in Charleville tomorrow

#Cork Not sure who to vote for as your next MEP? Meet the candidates in Charleville tomorrow

13 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ICSA are hosting an open farmer meeting featuring candidates in the upcoming European elections from the Ireland South constituency on Tuesday next, 14 May. The hustings will take place in the Charleville Park Hotel, Charleville, Co Cork and will commence at 8pm. ICSA Vice President for Munster Dermot […]

FARM inspections need major reform – says Cork MEP

FARM inspections need major reform – says Cork MEP

25 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said that farmers are being driven out of business by over zealous and unaccountable inspectors. The Ireland South MEP said the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must include substantial reform of the current inspection system which is unfair and needlessly aggressive. […]

BREXIT: What will happen to Ireland’s fisheries if there’s a “No Deal Brexit”?

BREXIT: What will happen to Ireland’s fisheries if there’s a “No Deal Brexit”?

19 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., met today (Tuesday) with Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs to discuss and share concerns about the potential serious impacts for Irish and French fishing fleets if they were excluded from UK waters in […]

FARMING NEWS: Closing date for BEEP is 22 February

FARMING NEWS: Closing date for BEEP is 22 February

15 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Cork based Michael Creed T.D., today reminded farmers of deadline for applications under the recently launch of the Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot (BEEP). Applications for the scheme, which has a funding provision of €20m, will be accepted up to and […]

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