Biblical flooding in Brazil has devastating impact
Phelim O'Neill
Flooding over the first two weeks of May in Brazil shows how terrible the consequences of climate events can be for human life, never mind agriculture.
15 May 2024 World
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Russia, Canada, Argentina and China.
15 May 2024 News
Record Brazilian beef exports in April
Brazil's beef exports in April beat the previous monthly record set in December 2023.
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Germany, United States, Australia and Brazil.
8 May 2024 World
Opinion: the future of small-scale fruit processing in Brazil
Molly Garvey, a Nuffield Ireland scholar, visited the small holder co-operative of Sidro Polpas, in the Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil, which made a big impression.
6 May 2024 News
EU farm inputs 32% above pre-COVID-19 levels
The affordability of fertilisers has been improving as EU fertiliser production continues to recover, the European Commission said.
5 May 2024 News
Strong beef demand from China
China's beef imports in the first quarter increased, even though the USDA forecast overall decline in 2024.
28 April 2024 News
Punch takes aim at 'detached' Commission
The Clare candidate for Europe said EU officials had “become detached from the reality of life for ordinary people”.
7 April 2024 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Indonesia, Brazil, United States and New Zealand.
3 April 2024 World
Looking to the past for solutions to the climate challenge facing farmers
It is fascinating to observe how scientists are looking both to the past and to the future to answer how farmers are going to feed the world, writes Joe Healy, a director of Self Help Africa.
3 April 2024 News
World's largest meat processor made a loss in 2023
JBS move from huge profits in 2022 to losses in 2023, driven by perfect storm of high US cattle prices and weaker export markets.
31 March 2024 News
Irish beef worth almost €600,000 exported to China
Some 165t of Irish beef was exported at a price of €3,616/t in January.
30 March 2024 News