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Labour shortages lead to £60m crop waste on UK farms
Barry Murphy
The UK’s fruit and vegetable farmers continue to be affected by a lack of labour available when it comes to picking and harvesting their crops.
13 August 2022 News
Agri jobs: English 450-cow dairy farm seeks Irish worker
A number of roles have become available on dairy farms in both Ireland and the UK.
10 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Risks from NZ deal linked to Chinese trade
A report produced by AHDB has highlighted the importance of China to New Zealand food exports.
UK pig herd in a sharp decline
Sow numbers across the UK are down by around 15%, anaylsis by AHDB suggests.
10 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Market will deliver for organic
Bord Bia’s Joe Burke is confident that the home and export market will handle extra meat if organic production expands.
10 August 2022 News
Rebound in UK lamb output and trade
Growth in UK sheepmeat output combines with increased import and export trade, reflecting a return to pre-pandemic normality and adaption to Brexit.
5 August 2022 News
UK must adopt ‘red lines’ on trade
A London-based think tank has recommended that the UK government put in place a set of core standards relating to trade.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
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
UK beef and lamb output on the rise
A market report from AHDB shows higher throughput of cattle and sheep during the second half of the year.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Cost of rural crime falls 19% in NI
Rural insurance company NFU Mutual has released its annual rural crime report.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Reflections on our journey into the EU
Matt Dempsey reflects on Ireland's and farming's journey through membership of the EEC and EU.
3 August 2022 Opinion
An Irish view from within the Commission
Following a lifetime of working in the European Commission, former secretary general of the Commission, Dr Catherine Day, shares her memories on the EU, past and future, with Phelim O’Neill.
1 August 2022 EU