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September export figures from the CSO indicate beef exports crossed the 50,000t mark for the first time this year.
By Phelim O'Neill on 20 November 2017
Trade mission in Asia concludes
Agriculture Minister Michael Creed concluded a Bord Bia-led trade mission to Japan and South Korea on Friday. The trade mission focused on gaining increased Irish access to the region.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 17 November 2017
European court ruling goes in favour of NI beef finishers. David Wright reports.
By David Wright on 16 November 2017
Following a number of meetings in Iran on a Middle East trade offensive, enhanced access for EU beef and sheepmeat has been secured.
By Phelim O'Neill on 13 November 2017
As latest round of discussions on Brexit and Mercosur wrap up, one negotiation is subconsciously impacting on the other.
By Phelim O'Neill on 10 November 2017
Agri jobs: opportunities at home and abroad
This week, there are a number of opportunities at home and abroad with positions available for a worker on a beef/tillage farm, dairy assistant manager and mechanic wanted in Canada.
By Amy Forde on 09 November 2017
David Wright reports from an event held this week to mark 25 years of FQAS in NI.
By David Wright on 09 November 2017
A Mercosur trade deal with the prospect of less access to the UK for Irish beef would create a perfect storm for beef farmers.
By Phelim O'Neill on 09 November 2017
Kieran Mailey looks at the possible costs of feeding and finishing cattle this winter.
By Kieran Mailey on 09 November 2017
With limited silage supplies on farm, should more farmers be considering moving cattle on to ad-lib meal before finishing.
By Kieran Mailey on 04 November 2017
Which county has the highest number of beef cows in Ireland?
Last week, it was revealed that Cork has the highest number of dairy cows in the country - but what county leads the way for beef cows?
By Amy Forde on 06 November 2017
EU consumer demand for beef dips
A report from the AHDB has shown a decrease in consumer demand for beef across France, Italy and Spain, but a sharp 11% increase in Germany.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 27 October 2017
The first group of bullocks have left a healthy margin over buying price, but are yet to be replaced, writes Derek Robinson.
By Derek Robinson on 26 October 2017
The beef trade in Northern Ireland is holding steady on a base price of 354p/kg, despite an increase in the weekly kill.
By Kieran Mailey on 20 October 2017
Irish factory prices are lower compared with those in the main export markets for beef, with the exception of the Netherlands.
By Phelim O'Neill on 14 October 2017
Phelim O'Neill reports from the world's largest food and drink show in Germany.
By Phelim O'Neill on 12 October 2017
Demand for manufacturing beef continues, but selling steak meat is a problem.
By Phelim O'Neill on 12 October 2017
Anuga, the largest food and drink show takes place every two years in Cologne, Germany and is attended by buyers from across the world.
By Phelim O'Neill on 12 October 2017
The Irish Farm Buildings Association (IFBA) recently held its annual study tour. This year the destination was the Massif Central region of France where a variety of farms were visited.
By William Conlon on 12 October 2017
The cattle trade is steady this week with factories holding base quotes on 354p/kg.
By Kieran Mailey on 05 October 2017
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