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Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: record calf exports and Brexit moves
In the news today, calf exports reach a new high, the transition period for Brexit and Irish food buyers want more organic and free-range food.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 19 March 2018
The move by US President Donald Trump to introduce a tariff on steel even with countries that he has a trade deal with could lead to wider trade wars.
By Phelim O'Neill on 10 March 2018
The recent move by the US President on tariffs on steel imports could be the start of a damaging period for global trading relationships and add to Brexit problem.
By Phelim O'Neill on 10 March 2018
In her big speech, the Prime Minister emphasised a future arrangement would allow the UK do its own thing with trade deals which isnt good for farmers
By Phelim O'Neill on 08 March 2018
Last week saw a major disruption to calf sales throughout the country due to storm Emma. With exports ramping up, we look at how the trade is performing.
By Nathan Tuffy on 08 March 2018
Brazilian police have launched the third phase of their Operation Weak Flesh investigation in to the Brazilian meat industry.
By Lorcan Allen on 06 March 2018
The importance of transporting live cattle and sheep from Scotland’s islands must be borne in mind when considering a ban on the export of live animals, MPs have been told.
By Sarah Anderson on 01 March 2018
Having Northern Ireland stay in Customs Union and single market would be fine for trade on the island of Ireland but of no benefit for trade with Britain
By Phelim O'Neill on 01 March 2018
In a report published this week, a UK Parliamentary committee in the House of Commons has called for support for farming.
By Phelim O'Neill on 22 February 2018
The German discounter has launched its 2018 kickstart programme for Irish food suppliers.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 February 2018
US, Russia and Asia push EU agri-food exports to record high in 2017
Despite a slowdown in December, full-year trade figures for European agriculture and food show the highest surplus ever recorded.
By Thomas Hubert on 20 February 2018
UK MPs call for Brexit fund for farmers
In a new report, UK MPs have called for a fund for UK farmers in order to help with the impact of Brexit on the industry.
By Amy Forde on 18 February 2018
The next step for Irish beef access to the Chinese market rests with officials in China, following a visit last week from an Irish delegation.
By Amy Forde on 15 February 2018
The Copenhagen Economics report on Brexit reveals that no matter what type of Brexit occurs, the impact on Ireland, and agriculture in particular, will be serious.
By Phelim O'Neill on 14 February 2018
Africa highlighted as important market for dairy sector
Dairy exports to Africa grew to €203m in 2017.
By Michael Keaveny on 13 February 2018
Department approves boat for calf exports
Last week, concern was mounting among calf exporters as no suitable replacement had been found for the Stena Horizon.
By Amy Forde on 07 February 2018
 Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: new calf boat and GLAS payments issued
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from today, Monday 5 February 2018
By Michael Keaveny on 05 February 2018
With the loss of a ferry to transport live animals from Ireland, Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has been criticised for going on a trade mission instead of dealing with issues closer to home.
By Odile Evans on 02 February 2018
A total 249,000 tonnes of fresh and frozen been came into the UK in the first 11 months of 2017 which is 5% more than in 2016.
By John Sleigh on 01 February 2018
Stability at the current price, that is below the cost of production, is of no benefit.
By Eleanor McBennett on 01 February 2018
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