Northern Ireland
NI farms lose out on carbon income
Peter McCann
A new EU framework has recently been agreed for certifying carbon removals from the land-based sector.
4 December 2023 Markets
Beef prices: factories still hungry for finished cattle
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest quotes for factory-finished stock.
2 December 2023 Markets
UK sheepmeat production increases by 10% to 25,200t in October
While production rose significantly compared with September levels, it remains below the five-year trend and reflects slower drafting of lambs this season.
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from New Zealand, UK, Netherlands and China.
29 November 2023 World
Steak meat the bright spot in UK retail trade
UK consumers continue to spend more on beef, but buy less volume and preference for high-value lamb cuts also increases at the expense of cheaper cuts.
24 November 2023 News
100s of cattle and sheep to be tested for Bluetongue
Livestock farmers in NI are urged to be on high alert, after Bluetongue was confirmed in Britain.
15 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Beef grading machines to get digital update
VIA machines installed at the seven major meat plants in NI are to be upgraded to new digital technology
15 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Prices rise for slaughter-fit lambs
The sheep trade is benefiting from increased competition on slaughter-fit lambs.
15 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Winter bonus payments boost October milk prices
Dairy processors in NI have announced milk prices for October, which are boosted by winter bonus payments
15 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Sunak banks on Barclay for DEFRA
Steve Barclay becomes the tenth person to occupy the cabinet seat responsible for farming in the UK.
15 November 2023 Dealer
ABP cleared to take Scotbeef sites
UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) clears ABP acquisition of Scotbeef sites.
9 November 2023 News
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
8 November 2023 Northern Ireland