Jun 072017
 
Farmers “need to take responsibility” for farm safety

Speaking following a meeting with the Minister for Agriculture, Food & Marine, Mr. Michael Creed and the Minister of State for Employment and Small Business, Mr. Pat Breen, and attended by farmer stakeholders on farm safety, the ICMSA President said that the situation was too severe to permit of any equivocation and he said, baldly, […read more…]

May 252017
 
ICMSA say farmers “incredibly wary” of beef market power concentration

  Commenting on the announcement that Dawn Meats have agreed a strategic partnership with Dunbia which will translate in Ireland to Dawn acquiring Dunbia’s operations, the Chairperson of the ICMSA Livestock Committee, Michael Guinan, has said that farmers are incredibly wary of the present trend towards concentration in the beef industry. Mr. Guinan commented that while […read more…]