Colm McCarthy: practical measures needed to turn targets into policy
Colm McCarthy
Targets in conflict are a recipe for delay and cost escalation. The latest domain for this habit of political evasion is defence policy.
10 July 2024 World
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from India, Britain, Argentina and New Zealand.
3 July 2024 News
Labour government could deliver for Irish exporters
A change of government in the UK following this week's election is on the cards, but will it matter?
Reintroducing wolves poses significant challenges for farmers - researchers
The challenges of achieving coexistence between wolves and livestock are considerable, researchers say.
1 July 2024 News
Live exporters shore up NI lamb trade
The presence of live exporters in local marts is boosting prices for fat lambs across NI
26 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Tirlán remains out in front on NI milk price
Several milk processors in NI have opted to increase base prices for milk supplied in May.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Muir wants mandatory CCTV in abattoirs
Mandatory CCTV in abattoirs would put NI into line with legislation in Britain.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Factories lag behind mart trade for lambs
The live trade in NI is returning higher prices to farmers with slaughter-fit lambs for sale.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
NI trends: Price deals on offer for bigger numbers; live trade on fire for lambs
Beef finishers with a good supply of cattle are finding it easier to negotiate on price, while the live trade is on fire for fat lambs.
12 June 2024 Markets
Free bluetongue testing for farmers in Britain
Farms along the east and south coast of Britain are at highest risk of Bluetongue virus, according to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).
11 June 2024 News
Dairy calf birth registrations rising in Britain
Calf birth registrations in Britain shows an ongoing rise in the number of animals originating from a dairy dam.
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Sheep genetics export centre to open in NI
The centre, which will be run by Animal Breeding Europe, will include facilities to collect, freeze and quarantine both semen and embryos.
29 May 2024 Northern Ireland