Northern Ireland
Muir dismisses FFA legislation on prices
David Wright
Agriculture Minister Andrew Muir has made his views clear on the proposed legislation.
Muir left powerless on animal disease
The power to direct and control policy around major animal diseases in NI now lies with the UK government
15 May 2024 News
European tractor registrations reduce by 4.9% in 2023
A recent report from CEMA shows that 158,100 agricultural tractors were registered in Europe during 2023, a 4.9% decline on 2022
Food price inflation changed consumer buying behaviour
Lidl CEO for the island of Ireland JP Scally tells the IFJ KPMG Agribusiness Report launch how customers managed food price inflation.
14 May 2024 News
Australian exports continue to grow
The growth in Australian beef and sheepmeat exports in April continues the trend of recent months, with large volume increases.
12 May 2024 News
FBD shareholders vote in favour of London delisting
Proposal passed at annual general meeting will see company’s sole listing in Dublin.
9 May 2024 News
No plans for bluetongue vaccine in Ireland
The Department of Agriculture said the bluetongue situation is being monitored closely and keeping the virus out of the island of Ireland is a main priority.
8 May 2024 News
Stormont committee to consider FFA bill
Draft legislation proposed by the farm organisation would require processors to pay farmers a minimum price for their produce.
Pragmatism governs UK border checks
UK import checks have started this week on a phased basis, which means the box is ticked after several postponements.
5 May 2024 News
UK government urged to act on vet medicines
A grace period for veterinary medicine supply runs out at the end of 2025.
From Scotland to New Zealand: the Irish students on placement abroad
UCD student Peter Dunne from Kilkenny is on college placement with Grimme, a UK company that manufactures agricultural machinery in the field of potatoes, beet and vegetable technology.
1 May 2024 News
Beef Trends: farmers force increase in quotes
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished stock.
24 April 2024 Markets