UK sheep production forecast to increase by 8% to 9% in 2023
Darren Carty
A significant lift in production and a further hit in consumption of 8% is set to increase export volumes by some 15%.
8 February 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: lots of take-home's from Dairy-Tech at Stoneleigh Park
Joe has also recently bought a brand new 57hp tractor and says he wishes he bought it years ago.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
New standards added to English farm schemes
A raft of different payments are available under new English farm schemes.
English schemes are 'worrying' says EFRA chair
The chair of the Westminster Environment, Food and Rural Affairs committee, Sir Robert Goodwill, spent two days in NI, hosted by local DUP MP Carla Lockhart.
25 January 2023 Northern Ireland
Retail shortages put spotlight on egg sector
While outbreaks of avian influenza had some impact, producers are clear that unsustainable eggs prices are the main reason for supply shortages.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
British meat exports to EU under threat
The meat industry in Britain faces another post-Brexit deadline due to changes made to EU animal health regulations.
2 November 2022 Northern Ireland
UK government raises the bar for farmers in Britain
UK Government legislation will vary from EU legislation to the disadvantage of farmers and processors in Britain.
28 October 2022 News
Slowing the pace of BPS decline
The decision by Defra to review farm policy has been welcomed by English farm leaders.
5 October 2022 Northern Ireland
MP gets assurance on vet medicines
In a letter to DUP MP Sammy Wilson, a UK government minister has said that they will act to ensure the continued supply of vet medicines to NI.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland