Profits up 27% to €4.05m at Goodman-owned processing group
The directors state that the operating profits of €5m for the year was "a satisfactory out-turn". Gordon Deegan reports.
1 February 2023 World
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Updates from USA, China, New Zealand and the EU.
11 January 2023 Markets
Sheep Trends: quotes pulled by 20c/kg to 30c/kg
Base quotes have fallen to €6.00/kg, with many plants still slow to quote for too many days in advance.
More bad than good factors in milk price – Bord Bia
Liam McCabe, dairy sector specialist with Bord Bia, was speaking at the Positive Farmers Conference on the outlook for milk prices.
11 January 2023 News
Agri-food exports soar to record €16.7bn
The EU and international markets account for 34% of agri-food exports each, with the UK coming in as the destination for 32% of the sector's shipments by value.
11 January 2023 News
MartBids analysis: what was the 2022 trade like?
Adam Woods takes a look at the 2022 mart trade and how it compared to the 2021 trade.
28 December 2022 Markets
China's latest COVID reopening to boost global food demand
The first nine months of this year has seen China’s beef imports increase by 12% or more than 205,000 tonnes to reach 1.94 million tonnes.
26 December 2022 News
Solid year for mart trading while farm-to-farm movements fall
In addition to throughput likely to finish the year almost 75,000 higher, the higher value of stock will also generate a greater return from commission rates for many marts.
24 December 2022 News
Claas hits record turnover but net income down by almost 68% in 2022
Despite increasing sales by 2.7%, Claas’s net income is down significantly, dropping from €272.6m in 2021 to €88.1m in 2022, representing a 67.7% hit in the space of a year.
21 December 2022 News
New Taoiseach needs to ‘front up’ for Irish farming and food production - IFA
The IFA has said that the Taoiseach needs to ensure the sector is developed in a sustainable way.
19 December 2022 News
Agriculture must be prepared for ‘unforeseen events'
Marie Donnelly said emissions from transport declined during the COVID-19 years and now they have rebounded.
Quality of life decreased for farmers during the pandemic
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on farmer mental health and wellbeing was one of the topics discussed at a farm safety conference in Teagasc Ashtown last Wednesday.
30 November 2022 News