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A weekly selection of global news stories that affect demand, supply and prices.
By Lorcan Allen on 23 November 2017
A weekly selection of global news stories that affect demand, supply and prices.
By Lorcan Allen on 16 November 2017
With the support of the Chinese government, a mass relocation is taking place, moving the pig herd from the heavily polluted southeast of the country into the bread basket in the northeast.
By Justin McCarthy on 02 November 2017
Forage quality and Chinese imports focus the mind for winter milk producers and pig producers, writes Jack Kennedy. Here's what in this week's Focus.
By Jack Kennedy on 02 November 2017
The last three years we have seen a rapid increase and rapid decrease in the volume of EU pigmeat exports to China.
By Contributor on 02 November 2017
With Ireland supplying 12% of global infant formula market, it looks like a new player is set to enter the market.
By Eoin Lowry on 12 October 2017
Eamon Sheehan from Cuffesgrange, Co Kilkenny, was awarded a 2017 Nuffield scholarship to study blanket antibiotic treatment in livestock and its link with antibiotic resistance in humans.
By Contributor on 26 September 2017
Optimism that Irish beef could be in China in early 2018, according to Bord Bia's Joe Burke.
By Amy Forde on 21 September 2017
Following the recent audit of Irish meat plants by Chinese authorities, there is optimism that Irish beef could hit Chinese shores in early 2018.
By Amy Forde on 20 September 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: beef to China and ragwort poisoning
In the news today, 10 September: Irish beef to China, cattle poisoned by ragwort and a solid year of milk prices expected in 2018.
By Amy Forde on 11 September 2017
Year-on-year growth continues in China for meat imports, beef in particular
By Phelim O'Neill on 09 September 2017
A leading Irish diplomat is confident that access for Irish beef to the enormous and lucrative Chinese market is close.
By Patrick Donohoe on 09 September 2017
Chinese inspections have been ongoing in Irish meat plants since last week.
By Anthony Jordan on 04 September 2017
The Dutch dairy co-operative saw profits rise by 8% despite a €20m hit on its Chinese joint venture.
By Eoin Lowry on 31 August 2017
Ireland is this week hosting a delegation of Chinese inspectors with the hope of finally securing access to the Chinese market for Irish beef exports.
By Amy Forde on 31 August 2017
A delegation of Chinese inspectors is in Ireland this week inspecting factories. Irish exports to China jumped 25% in 2016.
By Lorcan Allen on 01 September 2017
Good week, bad week: winners and losers in farming this week
Find out who had a week to remember and who had a week to forget in agriculture.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 25 August 2017
With the protocols in place for beef exports to China, the process of individual factory approval begins next week.
By Phelim O'Neill on 24 August 2017
Paul O’Brien, Chemlinked, tells Eoin Lowry why the Chinese are increasing infant formula regulations and how it may affect Ireland.
By Eoin Lowry on 24 August 2017
China to overtake the US as the largest dairy market by 2022
China is set to overtake the US as the world largest dairy market by 2022, according to new research on dairy markets by Euromonitor.
By Anthony Jordan on 22 August 2017
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