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Agribusiness
Diesel price affects production and distribution costs
Phelim O'Neill
Rising diesel prices increase costs for farmers and exporters alike and it looks like the trend will continue.
3 April 2024 Markets
Exporters continue to light up mart rings
Adam Woods has the latest on the mart trade and beef trade.
27 March 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: exporters light up weanling trade in Balla
Bull weanlings suitable for the continent were the real talking point of Tuesday night’s trade in Balla Mart.
Labelling minefield: how Ireland can gain or lose
Country-of-origin labelling benefits farmers in countries that don't produce enough to meet demand, but penalise exporters like Ireland.
27 March 2024 News
Beef Management: vaccinations, castration and cashflow
Adam Woods takes a look at vaccinations, castration and cashflow on drystock farms.
20 March 2024 Management
Big demand for bulls in Drumshanbo
Adam Woods reports from Drumshanbo Mart’s weanling sale on Friday night
20 March 2024 Markets
Watch: Big exporter demand for weanlings in Iveragh
Adam Woods reports from a special spring weanling show and sale in Iveragh mart in Co Kerry which took place on Tuesday.
19 March 2024 Markets
In pictures: Almost 2,100 calves in Bandon calf sale
Tommy Moyles reports from a busy bank holiday sale in Bandon this week as the number of calves exceeds 2,000 for the first time this year.
18 March 2024 Markets
Shorthorn Express sets sail with 2,300 bulls
Adam Woods has the latest on the live export trade and news of an increase in beef quotes this week.
13 March 2024 Markets
Martbids Database: weanling trade on fire
Adam Woods takes a look at the Irish Farmers Journal Martbids Database to check out how the mart trade is going.
13 March 2024 Markets
Calf prices: Friesian bull calf prices stabilise as weather settles
Beef calf numbers are increasing, while, after weather upset trade for a few weeks, prices for Friesian bull calves settled as exporters were able to move on calves.
13 March 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: bull beef finishers and exporters drive demand in Ballymote
Numbers were considerably up on the same time last year, but failed to meet demand, as finishers, farmers and exporters bid hard to secure numbers.
13 March 2024 Markets