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07 June 2019
View news from European Union IFA Reaction to Draft EU Regulations on €100m Brexit Beef Fund
EU - Reacting to the draft EU regulation on the €100m Brexit beef fund circulated in Brussels yesterday, IFA President Joe Healy said Minister Creed must reject all conditionality in the draft regulation that does not relate to the actual income losses...
28 May 2019
View news from European Union IFA Demands Beef be Taken Off EU/Mercosur Negotiations
EU - The Irish Farmers’ Association has demanded that EU Trade Commissioner Cecelia Malmstrom take beef off the table in the EU/Mercosur negotiations....
17 May 2019
View news from European Union IFA Meets EU Commission Officials on €100M Brexit Beef Package
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods and IFA Brussels Director Liam MacHale met with senior officials from Commissioner Hogan’s Cabinet in Brussels yesterday to discuss the details of the €100m Brexit beef package announced by Commissioner...
08 April 2019
View news from European Union UK Farming Unions, IFA Discuss Brexit
EU - In advance of the European Council meeting on 10 April, where an extension to Article 50 could be agreed, the NFU Scotland has met with its UK farming counterparts – NFU and NFU Cymru – at a summit in Co Fermanagh hosted by the Ulster Farmers’...
12 March 2019
View news from European Union Irish, French Farmers Re-affirm Strong Position on Brexit as Endgame Approaches
IRELAND & FRANCE - The Irish Farmers’ Association and the French farmers’ union FNSEA held a bilateral meeting in Dublin yesterday, ahead of this week’s vital Brexit votes in London....
27 February 2019
View news from European Union Zoonoses: Antimicrobial Resistance Shows No Signs of Slowing Down
EU - Data released yesterday by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reveal that antimicrobials used to treat diseases that can be transmitted between animals and humans, such as campylobacteriosis...
26 February 2019
View news from European Union IFA Calls for Ag Minister to Take Urgent Action in Brussels on Beef Crisis
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said Agriculture Minister Michael Creed needs to take urgent action in Brussels to drive home the magnitude of the Brexit situation for the Irish beef sector....
03 December 2018
View news from European Union ADM shines a light on its additive portfolio at EuroTier
The Cattle Site spoke to Andrew Carlson, vice president of global feed additives and ingredients, ADM, at the ever-growing trade show in Hanover. ...
19 November 2018
View news from European Union Vegetarian Diet Beats Local in Lowering Climate Footprint
EU - A study released last month provides a more comprehensive accounting of the greenhouse gas emissions from EU diets. It shows that meat and dairy products are responsible for the lion's share of greenhouse emissions from the EU diet....
31 October 2018
View news from European Union EU Parliament Vote on CAP Budget Cannot be Ignored, Says IFA President
EU - IFA President Joe Healy said the vote in the European Parliament this week on the EU Budget shows there is strong momentum to reverse the cuts proposed by the Commission. Mr Healy said IFA would be continuing its campaign to deliver a CAP Budget...
25 October 2018
View news from European Union EU Bans Prophylactic Use of Antibiotics in Farming
EU - The European Parliament has today (25 October 2018) approved new legislation to come into force in 2022, banning the prophylactic use of antibiotics in farming....
View news from European Union The European Roundtable for Beef Sustainability (ERBS) unites the beef value chain from farm to fork
The launch of the European Roundtable for Beef Sustainability (ERBS) emphasised the need to collaborate and to unite the European beef industry on its sustainability journey....
08 October 2018
View news from European Union EU, FAO Reaffirm Commitment to Build More Sustainable Future for All
EU - Last week, the European Union (EU) and FAO reaffirmed their commitment to tackle common global concerns such as rising hunger, bring about prosperity and peace, and build a more sustainable future for all....
20 September 2018
View news from European Union Bayer announces Care4Cattle grant recipients in celebration of advancing cattle well-being
Three projects to receive Care4Cattle grants for innovations in advancing the well-being of cattle. Care4Cattle received over 100 entries across 37 countries, with winners selected from Australia, Brazil and the United Kingdom. ...
10 September 2018
View news from European Union EU Trade Talks with Mercosur Have No Credibility, Says IFA
EU - With EU Commission officials in Montevideo in Uruguay this week to reconvene the Mercosur trade talks, IFA President Joe Healy said the time has come for EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan to put his foot down and tell Trade Commissioner Malmstrom...
04 September 2018
View news from European Union EU Wants to Settle Beef Dispute with US in Bid to Ease Trade Tensions
EU - The European Commission announced on Monday that it wants to get mandate from European Council to open negotiations with the United States in order to settle dispute on export of US hormone-free beef in a bid to ease trade tensions across the Atlantic....
24 August 2018
View news from European Union Hot, dry weather affects late-summer parasite risk in cattle and sheep
The hot, dry summer has impacted parasite infectivity on farm, with both positive and negative effects. The NADIS August Parasite Forecast [1], sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, alerts farmers to continue vigilance in youngstock for signs of productivity-limiting...
15 June 2018
View news from European Union IFA Reports More Positive Forecast on Beef
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said cattle supplies at the factories remain very scarce and both agents and procurement managers are scaremongering on price to try to frighten farmers out with stock. ...
14 June 2018
View news from European Union Bayer’s Care4Cattle initiative
Interview with Almut Hoffmann, Head of Global Marketing Farm Animal Products. ...
12 June 2018
View news from European Union Bayer and World Farmers’ Organisation - Grant supports innovation in animal well-being
If you are a livestock professional with an innovative approach to the well-being of your animals, then you could be eligible to apply for part of a €30,000 grant fund from Bayer....
07 June 2018
View news from European Union Bayer's Care4Cattle well-being grant - can you apply?
Bayer’s Care4Cattle grant is available to professionals that have worked towards enriching dairy and beef cattle well-being in original and practice oriented ways on farm level....
05 June 2018
View news from European Union IFA Says Govt Must Fight Back Against CAP Budget
EU - Proposed cuts to the CAP Budget are a major threat to farming in Ireland and must be strongly resisted, IFA President Joe Healy said last week (1 June) following the launch of CAP 2020 proposals by Commissioner Phil Hogan in Brussels....
View news from European Union IFA President Addresses EU Agri Ministers on CAP Budget
EU - IFA President Joe Healy is addressing the informal EU Farm Council meeting of Agriculture Ministers in Bulgaria today (5 June) on the CAP post-2020 and the importance of an increased budget....
View news from European Union Innovators in animal well-being wanted
Bayer partners World Farmers’ Organisation to launch global Care4Cattle grant worth €30,000 to advance cattle well-being at a farm level....
02 May 2018
View news from European Union Taoiseach Has to Make CAP Budget His 'Red Line' Issue, Says IFA
EU - Reacting to the EU Commission’s proposals on the next EU Budget, IFA President Joe Healy said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has a big political challenge on his hands, and an increased CAP Budget for Irish farmers has to be a red line issue for him in...
01 May 2018
View news from European Union IFA Says Future of Irish Farming Depends on CAP Increase
EU - Ahead of Wednesday’s EU Commission’s proposals on the next EU Budget, IFA President Joe Healy said all Irish political representatives should row in strongly behind the campaign for an increase in the CAP Budget, which is crucial for the future...
27 April 2018
View news from European Union IFA: Cattle Prices Move Up; Positive Prospects on EU Price
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the cattle trade is stronger again this week with prices moving ahead by 5c to 10c/kg, depending on location and also on the category of livestock....
23 April 2018
View news from European Union Planning safe grazing key to beating parasites at grass
For cattle farmers, this spring brings a range of challenges....
 
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