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Sheep
UK sheep production up 22% in April
Darren Carty
Total production of 24,300t was 4,400t higher year-on-year with the lamb kill totalling just over one million head.
12 May 2022 News
Yet another Brexit crisis unfolding
As the UK threatens to go it alone with modifications to the Northern Ireland protocol, the wider Trade and Co operation agreement (TCA) comes under threat
11 May 2022 News
Brexit deal at risk
Unilateral action by the UK on protocol puts the Trade and Cooperation Agreement at risk.
New Zealand-EU trade deal is getting close
As negotiations between the EU and New Zealand on a trade deal approach a conclusion, more competition for Irish farmers is inevitable.
4 May 2022 News
IFA writes to Minister seeking mobilisation of clawed-back BEAM funds
The IFA called on Minister McConalogue to use the €18m in clawed back BEAM funds and the crisis reserve pot to finance beef farmer payments.
29 April 2022 News
Fianna Fáil shields sun shelter from Brexit fallout
Fianna Fail shields sun shelter from Brexit fallout but the suckler cow is on her own.
27 April 2022 Dealer
‘Safeguards’ and ‘clauses’ needed in future fixed milk price schemes
Amy Forde and Declan O’Brien speak to Kerry suppliers who are signed up to fixed-milk-price contracts which are currently paying below the market price for milk.
27 April 2022 News
Being heard in Brussels has never been more challenging
The nature of how the EU’s political process works has evolved over the last 20 years.
27 April 2022 Dealer
Beef producers need to fish in Brexit fund pond
Brexit Adjustment Reserve payments to marine sector suggest more flexibility in scheme than originally thought.
27 April 2022 News
Beef and sheep cost crisis 'bigger than Brexit' for farmers - ICSA
'Real measures' are needed to prevent drystock farmers going out of business, the ICSA believes.
22 April 2022 News
Further delay to UK border controls
Reports that the UK may push introduction of full border controls out until 2025 would be welcomed by Irish farmers and exporters.
22 April 2022 News
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from across the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
20 April 2022 Northern Ireland