Northern Ireland
UK free trade agreements not helpful to farmers north or south – Poots
Noel Bardon
Although risks are posed to farmers across the island of Ireland, NI Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots does not suspect that the volumes of imports from Australia or NZ will be as high as anticipated.
14 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Imports of Irish cattle at a two-year high
Irish cattle imported for direct slaughter at meat plants in Northern Ireland hit a two-year high point last week.
10 August 2022 Markets
Dairy Trends: China imports crashing but futures market prices rising
Wit record farmgate milk prices, Jack Kennedy looks at Chinese demand and the Futures Market for future signals.
Risks from NZ deal linked to Chinese trade
A report produced by AHDB has highlighted the importance of China to New Zealand food exports.
10 August 2022 Northern Ireland
33,000t of Ukrainian grain en route to Ireland
Grain exports have once again begun to leave Odessa Port, Ukraine, months after Russia’s invasion.
5 August 2022 News
Drop in EU agri-food trade in April
April is an outlier for EU agri-food trade as year to date values for both exports and imports increase.
3 August 2022 News
Open border makes ASF ‘inevitable’, warns BMPA
The British Meat Processors Association has warned about the dangers of not checking goods entering Britain.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Tillage Incentivisation: A similar policy for a new era
The tillage incentive measure introduced last spring feels like another full rotation of the wheel of time, writes Michael Loughman from Dublin City University.
27 July 2022 Crops
No oil supply difficulties expected over the coming months – Department
In the context of worst-case scenarios such as diesel shortages, Department modelling shows that a number of service stations would be deemed designated critical service stations.
17 July 2022 News
Ukraine to export grain after deal is brokered on Black Sea route
Ukrain’s Black Sea ports have been blockaded by Russia, including the crucial hub of Odesa, since the invasion earlier this year.
14 July 2022 News
Wheat variety options for autumn
While the recommended list is the safest place from which to choose varieties, some growers like to experiment with other varieties that are not commercial here.
13 July 2022
Slump in China’s pork imports
USDA revises its forecast for China's pigmeat imports in 2022.
13 July 2022 News