Market Digest: stories from around the world
Phelim O'Neill
Brief news snippets from Romania, Canada, China and Brazil.
20 September 2023 News
Mercosur and Australia deals by end of the year
Commission president wants Mercosur, Australia and Mexico deals wrapped up by end of the year, while British Labour party wants a new Brexit.
18 September 2023 Markets
Sheep prices: base quotes remain unchanged at €6/kg to €6.20/kg
Quality assured lambs are trading upwards of €6.20/kg, with top prices including bonus payments rising to €6.30/kg to €6.40/kg.
Aussies waltzing into UK market
Three months into the UK-Australia trade deal, beef and lamb volumes are on the increase.
15 September 2023 News
India settles US dispute as UK deal cools
US and India look to a future of cooperation, after settling long-running trade dispute at WTO
13 September 2023 News
'Soilkee' for success, along with diverse swards on Australian dairy farm
A visit to a dairy farming couple in Victoria made a big impression on Nuffield Scholar David Fennelly.
13 September 2023 Climate and environment
Horizon deal is a step on road to building new EU-UK relationship
UK rejoining EU Horizon programme won't frighten pro-Brexit horses in UK, but is a step towards better EU-UK mutual co-operation.
10 September 2023 News
US and New Zealand milk production down in July
According to the Dairy Industry Newsletter, July milk production in the US was down by 8,400m litres.
4 September 2023 News
Watch: paralysed Kelpie herds sheep in wheelchair
A farmer in Australia has designed a wheelchair to enable his injured Kelpie to continue herding sheep.
2 September 2023 News
Brazil beef price at three-year low
Brazil's beef price has fallen from being almost on par with Ireland in March 2022 to just over the equivalent of €2.50/kg at present.
30 August 2023 News
Farmers with off-farm incomes less likely to be stressed - Teagasc
Teagasc hosted a major international conference on farm safety and farmer wellbeing last week.
30 August 2023 News
Almost 60% of farmers experienced stress or anxiety in last five years - Teagasc
Teagasc is hosting a major international conference on farm safety and farmer well-being this week.
25 August 2023 News