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After a jump of almost one third in the past two years, Aldi and Lidl now control 16.6% of the Irish grocery market.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 25 December 2014
Factories are still working on securing a deal on a new quality assurance payment for in-spec hefiers and steers by 1 January.
By Patrick Donohoe on 25 December 2014
Louth farmer Jimmy Murray is milking 300 goats and supplying milk to Co Offaly based Glenisk.
By Contributor on 25 December 2014
ABP has secured a €4m deal to supply the Japanese market with Irish beef.
By Patrick Donohoe on 25 December 2014
IFA and Acorn Independent Merchants have teamed up in an attempt to curb farm deaths.
By Patrick Donohoe on 25 December 2014
Cereal production benefited from the good growing season in 2014 to produce a very high harvest output of over 2.5 million tonnes, despite a 1% decrease in the total area planted.
By Andy Doyle on 25 December 2014
A dangerous strain of a pig disease which killed millions of pigs in the US has made its way to Europe.
By Patrick Donohoe on 25 December 2014
Dairy Australia editor Steven Cooke reports on a booming export market down under.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 25 December 2014
In an end of year review, Rose O'Donovan* takes a look at what has happened in Brussels this year.
By Contributor on 25 December 2014
North Dublin family worthy winners of Farm Family of the year award.
By Pat O'Toole on 25 December 2014
Eoin Lowry looks at how selected agricultural and food companies fared around the world in 2014.
By Eoin Lowry on 25 December 2014
Recently, I dropped in to visit the new Glanbia plant to produce gluten-free oats for the US market.
By Matt Dempsey on 25 December 2014
Kilkenny farmer Bill O'Keeffe is looking back on grass growth over recent seasons and how it impacts on his farm stocking rate.
By Bill O'Keeffe on 25 December 2014
Kenyan farmers have small scale individually, but massive expansion potential collectively, discovers Tommy Moyles.
By Tommy Moyles on 25 December 2014
There has been a pattern, since the financial crisis began to unfold in 2008, of political realignments across much of Europe.
By Colm McCarthy on 25 December 2014
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Laura Wehrly feeding the 300 freerange turkeys Ravensdale, Co. Louth. These turkeys are fed predominantly on wheat and grass and are for the Christmas market. Photo: Carol Dunne
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