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Aurivo holds January milk price
Aurivo is the latest co-op to set a January milk price, announcing it will be holding it.
By Amy Forde on 16 February 2018
At this week's price of €1.40c/kg, every pig that leaves a farm is losing up to €10/head, Tom Hogan, IFA pig chair, has said.
By Amy Forde on 15 February 2018
Heavy rain continues to put winter planted crops under pressure and ponding and patches are now increasingly obvious in many areas.
By Andy Doyle on 25 January 2018
Global grain harvest forecast nears record level
Grain production will remain high but growing demand is expected to start eating into stocks this year, according to the latest International Grains Council forecast.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 January 2018
Positive outlook at seminars for Irish beef and livestock
Bord Bia recently held its annual market outlook seminars for the meat and livestock sectors. Both events attracted a large attendance including trade, farm organisations and government agencies.
By on 17 January 2018
With almost one year under her belt at the top political position in Missouri agriculture, director Chris Chinn talks about her vision for agriculture and how women’s roles in the sector are changing.
By Stephen Robb on 15 January 2018
Shares in the global nutrition company, Glanbia touched off three year lows on Friday –down 31% since peak.
By Eoin Lowry on 15 January 2018
Who said what at the Bord Bia Meat Marketing Seminar?
Beef editor Adam Woods reports from Bord Bia's annual Meat Marketing Seminar, which took place recently in Naas, Co Kildare.
By Adam Woods on 12 January 2018
Further curbs to production and tighter stocks have seen oil prices rally above $70/barrel for the first time in three years.
By Lorcan Allen on 12 January 2018
Overall, the value of food and drink exports increased by 13%, (€1.5bn) to €12.6bn in 2017 and butter was the main driver of the increase, accounting for 23% of total export growth.
By Amy Forde on 11 January 2018
Watch and listen: dairy drives 2017 food exports to new highs
The dairy sector was the strongest performer for exports in 2017, with the value of dairy and ingredients exports reaching €4bn. The overall value of food exports increased by 13%, (€1.5bn) to €12.6bn
By Amy Forde on 10 January 2018
Butter prices have stabilised around the €4,000/t mark, following the sharp falls in price from October through to December.
By Lorcan Allen on 08 January 2018
Round-up of news from the farming and food sectors in Northern Ireland.
By Peter McCann on 04 January 2018
Following on from the highest beef kill in 14 years last year, more cattle will come on stream in 2018, with Bord Bia expecting a bigger kill again.
By Phelim O'Neill on 04 January 2018
Where milk price will eventually go during 2018 will ultimately depend on how much milk is produced.
By Kieran Mailey on 04 January 2018
The family-owned business based in Co Waterford reported strong growth in sales last year.
By Lorcan Allen on 28 December 2017
Despite an increase in numbers in 2017, stronger international markets mean prices are ahead of last year.
By Phelim O'Neill on 28 December 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: Mart trade and EU milk supply
In the news today, Monday 18 December 2017: strong demand at Balla Mart, French and German milk supply increases and Asia remains a strong market for Irish beef.
By Peter McCann on 18 December 2017
Strong forequarter and roasting market driving beef trade, but weak steak demand remains a drag.
By Phelim O'Neill on 14 December 2017
Native physical prices continue to hold in nearby positions, while the weight of global supply depresses international futures prices.
By Andy Doyle on 30 November 2017
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