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Russia turning wheat into a weapon of war
Justin McCarthy
A new environmental budget should be established outside of the CAP to reward farmers for delivering environmental dividends.
Tight supply to hit winter feed prices
The war in Ukraine is a major factor affecting international markets, but weather conditions in other grain growing regions could also cause further disruption.
18 May 2022 Dealer
No easy fix to fixed milk price problems
While Lakeland has delivered a solution that at least stops the bleeding if not healing the wound, can other co-ops find solutions for fixed milk price participants?
Global Report: stories from around the world
Updates from Canada, Brazil, Ukraine and Indonesia.
18 May 2022 World
Big Mac exit from Russia
Three decades on from opening the first outlet in Moscow, McDonald’s are leaving the market and looking for a buyer.
18 May 2022 News
Global report on food crises
Even without war in Ukraine, more people are being exposed to food insecurity.
18 May 2022 News
Russia destroys national plant gene bank in Ukraine
Russia has destroyed a valuable resource of plant and crop genetic material in Ukraine, having previously used it for the benefit of its own farmers.
18 May 2022 News
Ukraine’s farmers plan to grow twice as much spring wheat
Farmers in Ukraine have made changes to the crops they are planting based on factors, including market access.
18 May 2022 News
Opinion: sensible decisions rendered seemingly reckless
The senseless invasion of Ukraine has made forward selling a loss-making operation for farmers, and there are no easy solutions.
14 May 2022 Opinion
Watch: Ukrainian grain lorries waiting up to 30 days at borders
The European Commission has launched an action plan to create “solidarity lanes” for the movement of goods in and out of Ukraine.
13 May 2022 News
Diesel price fluctuation continues as silage season gets under way
As we went to press this week, prices of 1.24c/l to 1.36c/l (VAT inclusive) were being quoted for Marked Gas Oil (MGO), more commonly known as green diesel.
11 May 2022 News
Three Russian agri-food cargo ships granted sanction derogations
Any future applications for derogations from sanctions targeting Russia and Belarus will be assessed on a case-by-case basis, the Department of Enterprise has said.
11 May 2022 News