Butter drives 2017 food exports to new highs
Overall, the value of food and drink exports increased by 13%, (€1.5bn) to €12.6bn in 2017 and butter was the main driver of the increase, accounting for 23% of total export growth.
This week in photos: New Ross and Newport Marts
Our top farming photos from the last week include harvesting and hay-making.
Tests for residues and illegal medicines shows 99.7% compliance
The Department of Agriculture released the results of testing carried out under the National Residue Control Plan (NRCP) in 2017 on Sunday.