Climate and environment
Irish emissions reduction stagnates
Phelim O'Neill
The latest EPA report tells us that we are not moving fast enough to achieve the level of reduction in emissions that we have legislated for.
15 May 2024 News
Australia to ban live sheep exports by sea from 2028
The country’s minister for agriculture Murray Watt has offered a $107m support package over five years to the industry.
5 April 2024 News
Diesel price affects production and distribution costs
Rising diesel prices increase costs for farmers and exporters alike and it looks like the trend will continue.
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
Strong demand for Irish cattle
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade including news of big exporter activity around mart rings.
6 March 2024 Markets
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Brazil, United States, Australia and the Middle East.
6 March 2024 World
Global conflicts adding to climate problem
Climate change is hitting the most vulnerable food producing areas of the world the hardest, and this is made worse by global conflicts.
28 February 2024 Feature
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Philippines, Nigeria, Dubai and Spain.
21 February 2024 World
AGCO reports 13.9% turnover increase for 2023
AGCO, the parent company of Fendt, Valtra and Massey Ferguson, has reported that in 2023 it witnessed record net sales of $14.4bn for the year, 13.9% of an increase compared with 2022.
8 February 2024 News
Weanlings hit record €4/kg in mart sales
Adam Woods has news of a big boost for the weanling export trade as prices soar in marts.
7 February 2024 News
Green diesel on the rise, as prices up 14c/l in past month
Rising tensions in the Middle East are having a worsening effect on green diesel prices, with prices jumping by 14c/l over the past month, with no easing in sight.
31 January 2024 News
Further drop in cattle kill expected in 2024
Adam Woods has the latest on this the beef trade including the latest information on carcase weights for 2023.
3 January 2024 Markets