Beef market in the balance as factories are working hard to cut prices, particularly for steers and heifers.
By Phelim O'Neill on 09 January 2018
Co Meath beef and sheep farmer Ronan Delany wonders why more isn't being made of our grass-based beef systems.
By Ronan Delany on 09 November 2017
The next two to three weeks is a vital period for factories to source enough beef for Christmas orders, with signs of supplies tightening in some areas.
By Darren Carty on 06 November 2017
Imports into NI of cattle for slaughter are up significantly in recent months. Kieran Mailey reports.
By Kieran Mailey on 07 September 2017
Factories are on the hunt for cattle. However, there is yet no movement on price.
By Phelim O'Neill on 04 September 2017
IFA calls for 70% BPS advance, meeting with meat factories, Donegal flooding and visit us at the Ploughing.
By Contributor on 07 September 2017
Despite beef price pressure and the impact of weather, mart prices are holding well, however plainer types are harder sold.
By Nathan Tuffy on 31 August 2017
Factories are attempting to reduce beef prices by 5c/kg more, bringing prices under the €3.80/kg mark.
By Darren Carty on 28 August 2017
Factories are persisting in reducing beef prices with attempts to lower the base quote by a further 5c/kg.
By Darren Carty on 21 August 2017
After receiving provisional approval in November 2015, Northern Ireland has received final approval to export pork to China.
By Peter McCann on 11 August 2017