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Poultry Industry News: Ireland

16 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Says UK Customs Proposals Very Negative for Irish Agriculture
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy has said the UK’s insistence on leaving the customs union and pursuing an independent trade policy will amount to a hard Brexit and is potentially very negative for Irish agriculture and the value of Ireland's agri-food...
31 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland 'Tighter Rules Needed on Labelling Chickens,' Warns Producer
IRELAND - Country of origin labelling must be tightened up as many consumers are unaware where their chicken fillets come from, a producer has warned....
24 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Urges Total Contribution Pension System to be Introduced in 2018 Budget
IRELAND - IFA Farm Family and Social Affairs Chairperson Maura Canning has called for the current averaging system to be moved to a total contributions system for the purposes of calculating a person’s Contributory State Pension payment rate in the...
18 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Recognition of Experience, Competency of Farmers Fundamental to Animal Health Strategy
IRELAND - IFA National Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart has welcomed the launch of the National Farmed Animal Health Strategy (NFAHS) 2017-2022 and the Animal Health Surveillance Strategy for Ireland 2016-2021 by the Minister for Agriculture Michael...
18 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Partnership on Ireland’s Contribution to Global Agriculture Development
IRELAND - Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Mr Joe McHugh TD, and TEAGASC Director Professor Gerry Boyle, signed an agreement to renew the partnership between Irish Aid and TEAGASC, to enhance Ireland’s contribution to...
28 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Meets Department on Regional Vet Labs
IRELAND - Meeting with senior Department of Agriculture officials this week, IFA President Joe Healy said the current Regional Veterinary Laboratory structure is recognised internationally as the optimum disease surveillance structure and must be built...
26 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Welcomes Lifting of Poultry Restrictions
IRELAND - IFA National Poultry Chairman Nigel Renaghan has welcomed yesterday's announcement by the Department of Agriculture that the requirement to house poultry to protect against avian influenza has been lifted....
24 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Brexit Event: Start of Important Week for IFA Campaign in Goffs
IRELAND - More than 600 farmers are packed into Goffs in Kildare today at the beginning of an important week for IFA’s Brexit campaign. ...
21 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Threats Posed by Brexit on Irish Ag Discussed at IFA Meeting
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy has met with Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, to discuss the threats posed by Brexit to Irish agriculture....
31 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Govt Must Put Farming, Food at Centre of Brexit Battleground, Says IFA
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy has said farming and food will have to be centre stage in the Irish Government’s position as the formal negotiations on Brexit begin....
28 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Poultry, Bird Keepers Reminded to Register, Update Registration Details
IRELAND - Due to the continued findings of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in wild birds in Ireland and the ongoing situation with the disease in poultry and wild birds in Europe, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is reminding...
27 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Dismisses Suggestion of Diluting Growth Target Due to Brexit
IRELAND - Speaking at the ASA debate on Brexit in Kilkenny last week, IFA President Joe Healy dismissed any suggestion of diluting growth targets for the farming and food industry because of Brexit. ...
13 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Retailers Warned Against Cutting Prices for 'Free Range' Products
IRELAND - Farmers have called on the retail sector to support the free range sector as the Department of Agriculture confirmed it is to extend its mandatory housing notice for poultry until 30 April....
10 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA: Stakeholders Urged to Support Free Range Producers
IRELAND - Following the announcement by the Department of Agriculture that the housing notice on poultry is to be extended until 30 April, IFA Poultry Chairman Nigel Renaghan has called on all stakeholders in the poultry sector to work together to protect...
02 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA: Ireland Labs Recognised Internationally as Optimum System; Maintenance is a Must
IRELAND - Addressing a rally in Athlone to maintain the Regional Veterinary Laboratory services, IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart reiterated that the current structure is acknowledged by authorities worldwide as the optimal surveillance system...
18 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Avian Flu Found in Second Wild Bird in Ireland
IRELAND - ‌Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has announced that it has confirmed a second case of avian influenza H5N8 in a wigeon in County Galway. ...
13 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Prices Beat Brexit to Top of Problem List for Irish Farmers
IRELAND - Farmers have identified product price as the key issue that will impact on their farm enterprise in 2017, according to the IFA barometer of farmer sentiment which is part of the Farm Income Review. ...
03 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Avian Flu H5N8 Strain Found in Irish Wild Bird as Poultry Moves Indoors
IRELAND - Avian influenza subtype H5N8 has been confirmed in a wild bird in County Wexford, Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine announced on 30 December....
14 January 2016
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Ireland's Food and Drink Exports Continue to Grow
IRELAND - In 2015 it is estimated that the value of Irish food and drink exports increased by 3 per cent to exceed €10.8 billion for the first time....
05 January 2016
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Farmers Urged to Prioritise Safety in 2016
IRELAND - Irish research organisation Teagasc has warned farmers to to improve safety in the New Year, as the start of January brings increased risk....
28 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Farmers Welcome Poultry Investment Secured in Ireland
IRELAND - Poultry has been included in Ireland's Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) for the first time....
17 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Ireland Launches Pig, Poultry Investment Scheme
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, has announced the opening of a new TAMS II Scheme for Pig and Poultry investments....
06 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Responsible Rodenticide Use Encouraged in Ireland
IRELAND - Rodenticides can have negative impacts on a wide range of non-target wildlife, but good practice by farmers can reduce such effects....
08 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Ireland New Strategy for the Irish Agri Food Sector to Improve Exports, Jobs
IRELAND - Plans for a new ten year strategy for the Irish agri food sector has been announced by government. The new ten year strategy, Food Wise 2025, projects exports to increase to €19 billion and the creation of 23,000 new jobs by 2025. ...
17 March 2015
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Agriculture Helping Irish Economic Recovery
IRELAND - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Eddie Downey has said the latest strong growth figures for the Irish economy for 2014 show clearly the major role agriculture is playing in the Irish economic recovery....
 
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