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Dempsey at Large: the flexible bovine
Matt Dempsey
Meat and milk production as well as consumption continue to increase, and the world keeps producing enough feed grains to meet this growing demand for animal protein.
10 August 2022 News
33,000t of Ukrainian maize on way to Ireland
With harvest in full swing, some tillage farmers have queried why Ireland is one of the first countries to take Ukrainian grain now that shipping has recommenced.
30 July 2022 Opinion
War will keep food security on the agenda
Food security has only occasionally been at the top of the political agenda in recent decades, but Tom Arnold believes that it will be slower to recede this time because of the complexity of war.
Farmers need to produce 28% more to end world hunger - OECD
Global economic and food leaders have suggested that farmers must produce more with less impact to end world hunger and reduce emissions.
29 June 2022 News
Minister McConalogue meets with UN leader on food security
UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) director general QU Dongyu met with agriculture sector leaders and visited farms as part of his visit to Ireland this week.
3 June 2022 News
Fake meat will not save the planet - experts
A panel of food system experts, including the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, has found that fake meat is not as sustainable as its advocates claim.
8 April 2022 News