06-03-2014 01:24 AM | Ireland

CSO figures show green shoots in farm sector

The positive trend in the profitability of farming has been clearly illustrated in a recent publication by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), according to agricultural economists.

While the price being paid to farmers for the food they are producing has risen by more than 30 per cent in the three years to the end of 2013, the price they have to pay for inputs such as fertiliser and fuel, have increased by about 20 per cent.
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