Agri-Business

Telescopic loader registrations dip for first 3 months

Telescopic loader registrations dip for first 3 months

There has been a dip in the number of telescopic loader registrations recorded in the first three months of 2021,...

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Public consultation to open on new agri-food strategy

Public consultation to open on new agri-food strategy

Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has launched a public consultation on the Strategic Environmental Assessment of the draft Agri-Food Strategy...

April 17, 2021

On the lookout for your ideal job in the agri-sector?

On the lookout for your ideal job in the agri-sector?

There are a number of exciting opportunities in the agri-sector at the moment so if you are on the lookout...

April 16, 2021

Sexing Technologies to open Irish sexed semen sorting lab in November

Sexing Technologies to open Irish sexed semen sorting lab in November

Sexed semen tech firm Sexing Technologies will open its first sexed semen sorting lab facility in Ireland in November, the...

April 16, 2021

ABP appoints new chief financial officer

ABP appoints new chief financial officer

ABP Food Group has announced the appointment of John Tuite as the group’s new chief financial officer. The meat processor...

April 16, 2021

KBC Bank in potential move to leave Irish market

KBC Bank in potential move to leave Irish market

It’s emerged that KBC Bank has entered into an talks with Bank of Ireland about taking over KBC’s performing loan...

April 16, 2021

Kerry Group suspends transaction discussions with Kerry Co-op

Kerry Group suspends transaction discussions with Kerry Co-op

Kerry Group has suspended discussions with Kerry Co-operative in relation to a “potential transaction” for the group’s dairy related businesses,...

April 15, 2021

Early RHI scheme closure could increase CO2 emissions sevenfold, report warns

Early RHI scheme closure could increase CO2 emissions sevenfold, report warns

A report examining Northern Ireland’s botched Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme has warned progress establishing a “green economy” could be...

April 15, 2021

NI total farm income up by a third in 2020

NI total farm income up by a third in 2020

Northern Ireland’s total farm income soared by a third last year, according to the department’s first provisional estimate for 2020....

April 15, 2021

Bord Bia seeks to fill 20 fully-funded masters places

Bord Bia seeks to fill 20 fully-funded masters places

Bord Bia has issued a call for applications for its latest Talent Academy programmes – which includes a masters, a...

April 15, 2021

Price farmers get ‘not keeping pace with increase in inputs’

Price farmers get ‘not keeping pace with increase in inputs’

The price farmers get “is not keeping pace with the marked increase in agricultural inputs”, according to the Irish Farmers’...

April 15, 2021

SimplyCow: Finnish firm unveils new herd management app

SimplyCow: Finnish firm unveils new herd management app

A mobile app dubbed SimplyCow has been launched internationally by Finnish software company Mtech Digital Solutions. Launched today (Thursday, April...

April 15, 2021

Aurivo hits record sales turnover in ‘uniquely challenging’ 2020

Aurivo hits record sales turnover in ‘uniquely challenging’ 2020

Dairy processor Aurivo achieved a record sales turnover in 2020 despite what was a “uniquely challenging year”. Aurivo has announced...

April 15, 2021

New Zealand government to phase out live exports by sea

New Zealand government to phase out live exports by sea

The New Zealand government has announced that the export of livestock by sea will cease following a transition period of...

April 14, 2021

NI milk prices edge upwards for March

NI milk prices edge upwards for March

Northern Ireland milk processors have announced increases to prices of up to 1p/L for March’s milk. Dairy processors Dale Farm,...

April 14, 2021

Lakeland: ‘A fair reflection of a sustainable business is the number of new entrants’

Lakeland: ‘A fair reflection of a sustainable business is the number of new entrants’

Between 1983 and 2015, there was a “stagnation”, according to Lakeland Dairies, which saw “generations of farmers missing the opportunity...

April 14, 2021

Lakeland Dairies’ revenue increases by over 5.7% to €1.09 billion in 2020

Lakeland Dairies’ revenue increases by over 5.7% to €1.09 billion in 2020

Cross-border dairy co-operative Lakeland Dairies’ revenue increased by over 5.7% to hit €1.09 billion in 2020, up by €59.3 million...

April 14, 2021

A cut above: How do the top performers in beef run their farms?

A cut above: How do the top performers in beef run their farms?

The beef farmers viewed as “top performers” in the sector – in other words farmers who are making the most...

April 14, 2021