Climate and environment
Return of US to Paris climate accord is hugely important
Lorcan Allen
The return of the US to the Paris climate accord will help accelerate the development of new decarbonising technologies that will benefit the planet.
18 November 2020 Letters
Letter: Damien O'Reilly's piece on President Trump
"A four-year presidency is a tight space in which to turn things around." - Michael Glynn, by email.
11 November 2020
Change in America will be more style than substance
The new US president may be less confrontational than his predecessor but there will be no major change in US policy.
US presidential election
The US president has had to repay farmers to compensate for the damage caused by his trade disputes
1 October 2020 World
Ornua targets €2bn sales of Kerrygold by 2025
Irish dairy co-op Ornua has said it is targeting €2bn in sales of branded Kerrygold Irish butter in the next five years.
16 September 2020 News
Dealer proposal for Commissioner
As the Government has been scrambling around for over a week looking for a male and female candidate to nominate to fill the vacancy, let the Dealer help.
3 September 2020 Dealer
US farmers call on Trump to pass country of origin labelling law
Consumers want to know where their beef is produced, a US farm organisation has said.
4 May 2020 News
The Big Dealer: shearing, Trump, walking in wellies and Big Phil
Read The Big Dealer as we catch up on the big stories in agriculture this week.
2 May 2020 Viewpoints
Trump orders meat factories in America to stay open
It is estimated that the US's pork slaughtering capacity has been reduced by 25% and its beef capacity reduced by 10%.
29 April 2020 News
Damien's Diary: land of the not-so-free
Some good could come of COVID-19 if it convinces Americans to finally dump Trump, writes Damien O'Reilly.
22 April 2020 Damien O'Reilly
Global report: stories from around the world
A weekly selection of global news stories that affect demand, supply and prices.
22 April 2020 Global Trade
EU’s €80m support package ‘insufficient’
While it acknowledges the difficulties faced by farmers the EU's €80m support package for farming has been described as “underwhelming” in terms of funding.
22 April 2020 News