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UK solo run threatens Brexit deal
Justin McCarthy
Unsurprisingly the EU have rejected out of hand the idea that the UK would unilaterally change a negotiated agreement.
4 May 2022 Editorial
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.
22 April 2022 News
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.
Swift political solutions needed for Brexit challenges - IFA
IFA president Tim Cullinan said it is essential that those economic sectors most affected by Brexit, such as agriculture, secure their fair share of allocated recovery funding.
10 December 2021 News
UK sheep prices motoring upwards
The new-season lamb (NSL) standard quality quotation (SQQ) liveweight price has increased by over 10p/kg on the week and is running 60p/kg ahead of earlier in the year.
4 December 2021 Markets
Ireland will lose out in UK beef market
MPs in Westminster have raised concerns about the UK giving away tariff-free access for beef and lamb under trade deals with Australia and New Zealand.
24 November 2021 News
UK denies back tracking on Australia deal
MPs in Westminster have raised concerns about the UK giving away tariff free access for beef and lamb under trade deals with Australia and New Zealand.
24 November 2021 News
NZ scores big win in UK trade deal
Under the terms of the deal, New Zealand farmers will have free access to the UK market in the future.
27 October 2021 News
Beef Trends: farmers regain grip on trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including this week’s quotes for finished cattle.
25 August 2021 News
Beef quotes hold steady
Beef markets have steadied with some factories improving quotes this week.
25 August 2021 News
Beef quotes steady as farmers try to regain grip on trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished animals.
23 August 2021 News
Unlike Ireland, thinning licences not required in Europe
Member states only require a permit for final harvest and forest authorities must respond to applications within weeks, compared to months and even years in Ireland.
16 June 2021 Forestry