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Agrijobs: fancy jetting off to NZ to milk cows?
Rachel Donovan
An Irish-run farm on New Zealand's south Island is looking for two farm assistants to start mid-July.
11 May 2022 Farmer Writes
New cycle with the dairy heifers
Derek Robinson is now in the fifth year of putting contract-reared dairy heifers through a synchronisation programme.
NI news in brief: Balmoral, beef and butter
M&S winners at Balmoral Show, the latest Dutch dairy auction prices and local NI beef trade remains strong.
Editorial: EU cannot follow UK trade policy
The longer term reality is that the UK market will be progressively opening to Australia and New Zealand from later this year or early 2023.
4 May 2022 Editorial
Dairy Trends: GDT down a lot while PPI is up again
The Global Dairy Trade New Zealand-based auction took an unexpected dip this week, as prices crashed.
4 May 2022 Global trade
Fonterra expands methane-reducing seaweed trial
Fonterra moves trial of seaweed for reducing methane to an on-farm environment, to see if it can deliver results without impacting milk taste or quality.
4 May 2022 News
New Zealand-EU trade deal is getting close
As negotiations between the EU and New Zealand on a trade deal approach a conclusion, more competition for Irish farmers is inevitable.
4 May 2022 News
Global Report: stories from around the world
News snippets on dairy in New Zealand, rising pig prices in China, record cattle on feed in the US and less global grain.
27 April 2022 World
China imports 15,000t more sheepmeat in January and February 2022
Demand for sheepmeat in China continues on a sharp upward trend, with imports increasing by almost 50,000t in 2021 and recorded at almost 450,000t.
23 April 2022 Markets
Further delay to UK border controls
Reports that the UK may push introduction of full border controls out until 2025 would be welcomed by Irish farmers and exporters.
22 April 2022 News
UK sheepmeat exports recover
The start of 2022 has seen UK sheepmeat exports to the EU recover as the industry adapts to new Brexit controls.
20 April 2022 News
Dairy Trends: markets take downward turn
Rising supply combines with global uncertainty to produce a significant drop in this week's GDT auction.
20 April 2022 Markets