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7 November 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This months €1.3 billion announcement for forestry supports will provide certainty for farmers and aims to get confidence back into the sector, Fine Gael Senators have said. Senators Tim Lombard and Micheál Carrigy recently raised the significant worry felt by many in the industry while addressing Minister McConalogue... Read More
17 September 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Dairygold has maintained the August Quoted Milk Price at 57.5cpl, based on standard constituents of 3.3% Protein and 3.6% Butterfat, inclusive of bonuses and VAT. This milk price equates to an average August farm gate milk price of 64.8cpl, based on average August milk solids, achieved by Dairygold... Read More
12 September 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Members from the Cork Chapter of Macra na Feirme recently visited ABP’s Demonstration Farm in Clonegal, Co. Carlow to receive a briefing on results from a collaborative research project between ABP, Teagasc and ICBF. The briefing was attended by national and regional representatives of Macra na Feirme. The... Read More
13 July 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil MEP Billy Kelleher (who lives in Cork North Central) is seeking a detailed study into how the EU’s finance and banking regulations are affecting the agricultural sector in terms of its ability to secure access to credit. Kelleher, a member of the European Parliament’s Economic and... Read More
13 July 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has welcomed individual allocations of up to €6,000 to 16 agricultural shows taking place across County Cork this summer. Deputy Moynihan commented, “I’m very pleased to see this funding for our wonderful agricultural shows here in Cork. These shows... Read More