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A weekly selection of global news stories that affect demand, supply and prices.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 February 2018
Phelim O'Neill takes a closer look at the ongoing food standards investigations under way in the UK.
By Phelim O'Neill on 21 February 2018
The weather factors talked about in recent weeks have begun to bite futures markets, with dryness and wet conditions affecting different countries.
By Andy Doyle on 15 February 2018
IFA president Joe Healy met European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan in Brussels last week and discussed the latest update on the Mercosur negotiations.
By Contributor on 15 February 2018
Global grain markets saw largely downward movements throughout the week. Dry weather continues to play havoc in the US and Argentina while knock-on effects were felt from the Dow Jones downfall.
By Stephen Robb on 07 February 2018
While Brazilian prices highlight what a mercosur deal would do, Irish farmers are getting the best cow prices in EU.
By Phelim O'Neill on 03 February 2018
Lorcan Allen speaks to Chris Elliott, professor of food safety and pro vice chancellor at Queen’s University Belfast, about fraud and substitution in the food chain.
By Lorcan Allen on 01 February 2018
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: fodder scheme and farm fire
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from today, 24 January 2018.
By Thomas Hubert on 24 January 2018
Horse-trading between the US and Brazil could see the US market reopened to Brazilian fresh beef by April
By Lorcan Allen on 24 January 2018
Another year of growth for Chinese beef imports indicates there will be opportunities for Ireland when approval is obtained.
By Phelim O'Neill on 21 January 2018
JBS has sold off its Five Rivers feedlot in Colorado, USA, one of the biggest cattle finishing farms in the world, to help pay off its Brazilian debt.
By Amy Forde on 18 January 2018
Following our previous look at sheepmeat trade, beef and pigmeat are also widely traded at a global level.
By Phelim O'Neill on 04 January 2018
My farming week: Fr Matt Ryan, Tipperary and Brazil
Fr Matt Ryan has been a priest in Brazil for the past 37 years but is home in Tipperary for Christmas and working on the family farm. He talks to Patrick Donohoe about a big tractor run taking place.
By Patrick Donohoe on 27 December 2017
The latest round of talks between European and South American trade negotiators are ending this Wednesday and sources say there will be no concessions on beef or poultry imports.
By Thomas Hubert on 13 December 2017
Growing global demand, the risks of runaway expansion and the increasing need for proven environmental sustainability were among the key points discussed by the international panel at Dairy Day.
By Thomas Hubert on 23 November 2017
Lorcan Allen speaks to New Zealand-born Craig bell, director of Leitíssimo, a vertically integrated dairy business in Brazil producing UHT milk.
By Lorcan Allen on 23 November 2017
While the Batista brothers remain in jail in Brazil, JBS has posted a very strong set of third-quarter financial results.
By Lorcan Allen on 14 November 2017
Angus Woods has said there needs to be a much stronger and more robust defence of European beef farmers in Brussels.
By Contributor on 16 November 2017
Mercosur deal pushes for a bigger beef quota offer, on top of 70,000t already offered.
By Phelim O'Neill on 06 November 2017
Jerry O’Callaghan has been appointed chairman of the world’s largest meat processor.
By Lorcan Allen on 21 October 2017
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