Record Australian lamb production
Phelim O'Neill
Australia's Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirms that 2023 was the year that Australian beef and sheep production returned to its full potential.
Positive start to 2024 for beef and sheep markets
Bord Bia sheepmeat and livestock manager Seamus McMenamin and beef sector manager Mark Zeig analyse beef and sheep markets.
21 February 2024 News
China shields European sheepmeat market
Growing demand from China absorbs Australian and New Zealand sheepmeat exports leaving less supplies for UK and EU markets.
UK can be 'plan B' for Australian exports
After more than a decade of rapid growth, signs are that with a slowing economy, growth in demand for beef and sheep meat imports in China will level off this year
11 February 2024 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from USA, Brazil, Australia and China.
7 February 2024 World
My Farming Week: Fergal Guihen, Arigna, Co Roscommon
This 25-year-old part-time farmer and nurse will cycle 23,000km from Roscommon to Australia, taking a total of 11 months to complete the challenge, in aid of two local charities.
7 February 2024 News
Analysis: why European farmer protests will hamper Mercosur deal
European Commission president faces fight to keep Mercosur trade deal alive as she meets French president who is surrounded by tractors.
1 February 2024 Opinion
Agri Global People commits to pay back what it owes
Niall Minogue, who runs Agri Global People, was responding to a question from the Irish Farmers Journal, asking when people waiting to be reimbursed would be paid.
31 January 2024 News
Australian lamb price recovery continues
The average price of lambs in Australia has now increased by over €1.50/kg over the last six weeks, with steady rainfall renewing confidence in sheep production.
28 January 2024 Markets
More people left out of pocket by Agri Global People
A man from a farming background in the west of Ireland contacted the Irish Farmers Journal following an initial article about Agri Global People printed in the edition of 6 January.
25 January 2024 News
Roscommon farmer to cycle 23,000km to Australia for charity
Fergal Guihen will average 100km a day on his trip taking in 25 countries and three continents.
22 January 2024 News
Global meat dynamics in 2024
Rupert Claxton, meat director at GIRA, the food and research consultancy, told the Bord Bia meat seminar of the key issues that will affect the sector in 2024.
19 January 2024 News