LATEST ARTICLES
Agribusiness
Slump in China’s pork imports
Phelim O'Neill
USDA revises its forecast for China's pigmeat imports in 2022.
More prime pigs coming off NI farms
Total NI slaughterings are virtually unchanged, but fewer pigs are being imported from the Republic of Ireland.
13 June 2022 Pigs
€13m Pig Exceptional Payment Scheme 2 now open to farmers
Funding for a second temporary support scheme for the pig sector had been previously announced, with terms and conditions of the scheme now available to pig farmers.
Letter regarding the looming crisis in Ireland's pig industry
"Our value chain is very much broken - Shane McAuliffe, Castleisland, Co Kerry.
1 June 2022 Letters
No commitments on pork and bacon prices made by Musgraves
A Musgraves representative insisted that the firm has not committed to increasing returns to pig producers.
29 May 2022 News
Operating profits up 6% at Cranswick
Turnover at the UK food giant has crossed £2bn for the first time, preliminary results show.
25 May 2022 Northern Ireland
Tesco boost for UK pig farmers
UK increases its commitment to UK pig farmers through paying more and increasing its offering of British pork.
18 May 2022 News
Pig farmers expect Friday price lift after protest talks
Discussions held with secondary processors have pig farmers expecting a rise in factory pig quotes for next week.
11 May 2022 News
Increased profits at Tyson
Meat processing profits continue to rise in US despite continued labour supply difficulties
11 May 2022 News
IFA protests continue as processors meet with pig farmers
The IFA has said that a commitment has been secured from Oliver Carty meats where the secondary processor will co-operate with its suppliers to lift farmer prices.
10 May 2022 News
Minister Heydon in Mexico to drive pork exports
Minister Martin Heydon and Bord Bia are meeting with Mexican officials and agri-food stakeholders to increase pigmeat exports.
29 April 2022 News
No stone left unturned on beef access to China - Heydon
The Irish Farmers Journal sat down with Minister of State Martin Heydon, who has responsibility for new market development and farm safety.
27 April 2022 News