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Sheep
73% clearance at latest British Wool auction
Darren Carty
The poor global demand for wool was reflected in this week’s auction, with the clearance rate reducing by 15% to its lowest level in several months.
13 July 2022 News
Slump in China’s pork imports
USDA revises its forecast for China's pigmeat imports in 2022.
10 July 2022 News
Cutting Irish production could increase global emissions
OECD/FAO reports growing global demand and production will be required over the coming decade.
Editorial: EU farmers the frontline defence in Putin’s food war
The 700m people in southeast Asia, the Middle East and north Africa that are already classed as undernourished will be the real victims.
29 June 2022 Viewpoints
Tight supply to hit winter feed prices
The war in Ukraine is a major factor affecting international markets, but weather conditions in other grain growing regions could also cause further disruption.
18 May 2022 Northern Ireland
Lower New Zealand supplies bolstering EU markets
New Zealand filled just 35% of its tariff-free EU quota in 2021 and this is unlikely to change with continued demand from China, higher transport costs and freight container availability issues.
6 April 2022 Markets
Glanbia Co-op takes full ownership of Glanbia Ireland
The purchasing of the plc share in Glanbia Ireland deal that was voted on prior to Christmas by Glanbia Co-op shareholders has been completed.
1 April 2022 News
Ukraine-Russia negotiations put downward pressure on wheat markets
Grain markets continue to be very reactive to any new news which relates to the Ukraine – Russia war.
30 March 2022 Markets
Editorial: EU retailers have key role in preventing global food crisis
Farmers have the capacity to quickly increase food production – but they must be given the financial security to do so.
15 March 2022 Editorial
Ukraine war could trigger global food crisis, Ireland has a duty to respond
Any hope that Russia’s advance on Ukraine would be short-lived or deterred by global sanctions has disappeared, writes Justin McCarthy.
6 March 2022 Editorial