Use Brexit reserve fund for sheep farmers - Sinn Féin
Barry Murphy
Sinn Féin agriculture spokesperson Claire Kerrane TD has hit out at Minister McConalogue, insisting that he must use the Brexit Adjustment Reserve fund to support sheep farmers.
20 September 2023 Northern Ireland
UFU losing patience with GB pedigree sales
Alexander Kinnear said the rules associated with export sales are proving unworkable and he described some of the requirements as “an insult to the industry”.
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.
Minister must wake up to reality facing farmers - TD Kerrane
Concerns around the delays to farm payments, announced changes to the nitrates derogation and the crisis facing the sheep sector must be addressed, according to Sinn Féin's Claire Kerrane TD.
12 September 2023 News
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
Dempsey at Large: Milk and cereal prices
The old certainty that milk demand will continue indefinitely to increase by 2% a year is now not looking so definite.
6 September 2023 Viewpoints
Brexit enables British branding but still no border controls
UK has delayed taking back border controls for a fifth time to the annoyance of British exporters.
1 September 2023 News
From field to fryer – potato varieties for crisping and chipping
Haggard Stores recently held their annual crisping and chipping potato variety open day, where growers got the opportunity to see new varieties with potential for Ireland, writes Stephen Robb.
30 August 2023 Crops
Changes to market interventions proposed
DAERA argues that the use of public intervention in NI alone “would not be of sufficient scale” to have “a material impact” on farmgate prices.
30 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Farm machinery firm Breens clears €1m profits
Breens Farm Machinery had a profitable year to September 2022 despite concerns overhanging the business about COVID-19 and Brexit.
23 August 2023 News
Big job ahead for office of Agri-Food Regulator
Regulator cannot fix the price of produce leaving farms, but can aim to bring transparency to the supply chain beyond the farmgate.
13 August 2023 News
BAR funds cannot be returned to Brussels unused
Given the tight timeframe, the Government needs to act now to allocate more funding directly to farmers or else seek an extension to the deadline from the European Commission.
2 August 2023 Community