Call to reactivate valuable Community Alert groups
Darren Carty
Muintir na Tíre highlights that community groups are the lifeblood of rural Ireland and are the best vehicle for ensuring community viability.
8 November 2023 News
Machinery sales forecasted to drop but outlook remains positive - Lemken
At a recent press launch in France, Lemken showed off its latest machine wares and gave a business update ahead of Agritechnica next week. Peter Thomas Keaveney attended.
4 November 2023 Markets
Chinese sheepmeat imports up 50,000t in first half of 2023
Import volumes have increased significantly, but still remain lower than previous years, with the knock-on consequences of COVID-19 still being felt.
Vaccine supply 'looking better' for 2024
The supply chain for animal vaccines has been significantly disrupted over the last two years
4 October 2023 Northern Ireland
Fonterra’s downward milk price revisions ‘unsettling' CEO admits
Indications are that demand for New Zealand product from China could start to return from 2024, the CEO of Fonterra said.
1 September 2023 News
New Zealand looking for more value not volume
New Zealand Meat Industry Association CEO lists the challenges facing their industry, and the similarities with Ireland are striking.
23 August 2023 News
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
Over 1.8m bovines traded through livestock marts in 2022
Throughput in sales increased by 91,999 head in 2022 and has grown by in excess of 300,000 head over the last decade.
16 August 2023 Marts
Manufacturers' order intake is dropping significantly - CEMA
CEMA’s latest market trends report outlines that the current order intake of European machinery manufacturers is dropping significantly, on the back of high dealer stock levels.
19 July 2023 News
Greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture fell 1.2% last year
National emissions fell by 1.9% or 1.19 Mt CO2eq last year, the EPA has reported.
14 July 2023 News
Pressure likely on Chinese sheepmeat imports for summer months
The AHDB reports high inventories of sheepmeat in China and states that this could see pressure on price maintained and static demand over the summer months.
24 June 2023 News
Thousands descend on Gurteen College for Sheep 2023
After a period of five years since the last event, farm families came out in force to support Sheep 2023 held in Gurteen College on Saturday 17 June.
17 June 2023 News