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Agriculture Inflation Showing No Signs Of Slowing Down

That's according to the Westmeath IFA.

Energy prices for the agricultural sector increased by 7.2% between May and June.

In the year to June, they went up by 60.2%.

Fertiliser and feed prices rose by almost 145% and over 32% respectively, in the 12 months to June.

Overall, CSO figures show the agricultural input price index is up over 40% in the same period.

Chairperson of Westmeath IFA, Bernie McCarthy, says there's no signs of inflation slowing down:

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