Farmers urged to take part in Brexit seminar

Farmers urged to take part in Brexit seminar

GALWAY farmers and IFA members have been asked to consider attending next Monday’s special seminar on the Brexit issue to be held in Goffs, Kill, Co. Kildare. A number of high profile speakers will address...
Attending the celebrations of the opening of Kilconnell co-operative (now part of Arrabawn) fifty years ago

Celebrating half a century of co-operative spirit

The 50th anniversary of a game-changing moment for the dairy industry in the county – which saw the development of co-operative milk processing facilities in Kilconnell – was marked with a gathering of founding...
Supermac's beef burgers will contain 100% Irish beef

McDonagh committed to the Irish beef trade

A Galway based fast food chain is set to boost beef returns in this country with the announcement of its first Irish 100% fresh meat burger. It’s a tasty and tempting announcement from the Managing...
Rubber slats for use in dairy and cattle housing should be included as animal welfare measures under TAMS

Rubber slats to benefit animal welfare

Beef producers might benefit financially if there was financial assistance available for the provision of rubber slats in their farm buildings. A call has now been made that the provision of the rubber slats come...
Minister Simon Coveney

Farmers advised to price around for new TAMS

FARMERS applying for the new TAMS II schemes announced last week by Agriculture Minister, Simon Coveney, have been advised to price around when it comes to getting materials, and hiring contractors for the job. Galway...
Milk prices fall but payment scheme eases cash flow concerns

Milk prices are cut as superlevy ‘easy pay’ arrives

THERE was good and bad news for Galway’s dairy farmers late week – on the positive side the new instalment scheme for the paying of the superlevy bill was confirmed . . . but...


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