ICMSA welcome milk price increase

The ICMSA’s Chairperson of the Dairy Committee, Gerald Quain (pictured above), yesterday welcomed the news of Irish processors increasing milk prices for June supplies.

BPS/Greening payments ahead of schedule

This was the news brought by the Deputy President of ICMSA, Pat McCormack, who welcomed the update from the Department.

ICMSA call for fully funded CAP

The ICMSA made calls recently for the full retention of CAP funding.

EU/Japan Trade Agreement Presents Serious Potential

This is the message from The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA), following the conclusion of the free trade deal between the EU and Japan.

ICMSA say Ireland must declare support for any final Brexit proposal

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA) say that Ireland must make a final agreement on any final Brexit proposal conditional on Cap retention in full.

ICMSA confident over splash plates

The ICMSA say they are confident the Department recognise the need to continue with splash plates.

"Make Certain those things still within our power"

That was the message from The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association for the Government today.

12 farm related deaths in 2017 so far

Teagasc have released figures, showing the amount of people to die in farm related accidents this year to be 12. The figures released also show that one third of the accidents occurred in the month of May.

ICMSA chairman says dairy farmer income numbers as bad as they had predicted.

Mr John Comer spoke at the recent decreases in farmer incomes as part of Teagasc’s National Farm survey.

Pay without delay!

As 87% of farmer apply for BPS/Greening payment schemes online, calls have been made to eliminate delayed payments.

French leader labelled "self-centered" over hard border comments.

ICMSA president, John Comer, has today called a French leader who called for a hard border "self-centered".

ICMSA to support Glanbia Ireland proposal

ICMSA president says benefits of Glanbia Ireland proposals outweigh concerns.