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Poultry
Increased global risk for poultry production from bird flu this year – Bord Bia
Amy Forde
Europe’s market conditions remain positive, but the industry faces pressure from rising imports, especially increased chicken imports from the Ukraine which 'rose significantly' in 2023.
5 June 2024 Markets
Beef trade sizzles in sunshine
Adam Woods has the latest on the beef trade and how markets are driving prices up.
5 June 2024 Viewpoints
Bloom – a showcase for rural Ireland
Bloom really is a showcase of food from right around the country and a real eye-opener to many urban dwellers about what rural Ireland can do with hard work and dedication given half a chance.
Is the craft beer industry brimming with opportunity or recklessly optimistic?
Irish craft beer is being exported more than it is consumed in Ireland –what does this mean for the future of the industry? Janine Kennedy reports.
5 June 2024 News
Higher bar for Irish Grass-Fed Beef PGI
The PGI secured for Irish grass fed beef comes with tighter conditions than apply for beef PGIs in Scotland, Wales and south west England.
5 June 2024 News
Katherine O'Leary: ‘I leave Bloom inspired, with my green fingers itching’
A prize-winning modular container garden at the annual festival was an inspiring space full of possibilities, writes Katherine O’Leary.
DII calls for focus on water quality under Bord Bia quality assurance scheme
Dairy Industry Ireland proposed a 10-point action plan, with the singular goal of securing European Commission approval of the continuation of the derogation.
30 May 2024 News
Live exports surpass 200,000 head
Calf exports are now on a par to 2023 with over 161,000 head exported live while higher exports of stores and finished cattle are pushing exports over 6,000 head above 2023 levels.
29 May 2024 News
Murphy leaves Bord Bia
Michael Murphy was appointed interim chief executive after Tara McCarthy exited for Alltech in June 2022.
29 May 2024 Dealer
Behind the build at Bloom
The gardens at Bloom are beautiful and each creation takes months of planning and preparation. Let’s go behind the scenes and meet the people bringing it all together, writes Sarah McIntosh.
29 May 2024 Features
Irish agriculture in spotlight at Bloom
This year's Bloom festival will highlight the importance of agriculture, with particular emphasis on steps being taken at farm level to improve the environment.
28 May 2024 News
Tight supplies to drive beef prices - IFA
The tide has turned in terms of beef prices, with factory agents ordered to leave no cattle behind amid an anticipated tightening of numbers.
27 May 2024 News