Agri-Business

CAP: ‘Flexibility must be given when finalising decisions that affect our farmers’ says Minister

CAP: ‘Flexibility must be given when finalising decisions that affect our farmers’ says Minister

As the final countdown to a reformed Commmon Agricultural Policy (CAP) commences this week, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the...

18:06pm

McAleer ‘seriously concerned’ at UK-Australia trade deal

McAleer ‘seriously concerned’ at UK-Australia trade deal

Sinn Féin MLA Declan McAleer has expressed serious concern at the potential implications for local producers of the UK-Australia trade....

15:38pm

ONE ideas conference: Agriculture most trusted industry in the US

ONE ideas conference: Agriculture most trusted industry in the US

Production agriculture is now the most trusted industry in the United States, according to Alltech chief executive, Dr. Mark Lyons,...

15:27pm

AFBI scientists warn Climate Change Bill will require livestock reduction

AFBI scientists warn Climate Change Bill will require livestock reduction

Scientists have warned it will be “extremely challenging” for Northern Ireland to reduce its methane emissions from agriculture in order...

14:49pm

Beef supply chain emissions can be reduced by 30% by 2030 – Rabobank

Beef supply chain emissions can be reduced by 30% by 2030 – Rabobank

Beef supply chain contributions to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions need to go down, and they can, according to a...

13:50pm

Minister Poots launches 2021-22 DAERA Business Plan

Minister Poots launches 2021-22 DAERA Business Plan

Northern Ireland (NI) Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has launched his department’s business plan for the year ahead. The 2021-2022 DAERA...

11:39am

EMF research: 60% of Irish consumers want a more sustainable diet

EMF research: 60% of Irish consumers want a more sustainable diet

Over half of Irish consumers would like to follow a more sustainable diet (61.5%) and would be more likely to...

6:20am

Planning permission for agri-builds up slightly in Q1 compared to last year

Planning permission for agri-builds up slightly in Q1 compared to last year

Planning permission granted for all developments in the first quarter of 2021 versus the same period in 2020 increased by...

June 21, 2021

Wool prices pick up as 2020 selling season comes to a close

Wool prices pick up as 2020 selling season comes to a close

Markets for 2020 wool have started to pick up, with prices up around 38% compared to the slump experienced over...

June 21, 2021

Right to repair bill passed in New York State – will it include tractors?

Right to repair bill passed in New York State – will it include tractors?

The long-running debate over the right to repair tractors and other vehicles has taken a firm step forward in the...

June 21, 2021

Dale Farm signs supply deal with Arla Foods

Dale Farm signs supply deal with Arla Foods

Two of the UK‘s largest dairy companies, Dale Farm and Arla Foods, have partnered for the first time as part...

June 21, 2021

Kerry to acquire food preservation company for €853 million

Kerry to acquire food preservation company for €853 million

Kerry Group has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire food preservation company Niacet for €853 million ($...

June 21, 2021

The future of connectivity for farm machinery

The future of connectivity for farm machinery

Connectivity is a word we hear a great deal nowadays, in many contexts and with many connotations. It has become...

June 20, 2021

LEMKEN ploughs gain extra protection

LEMKEN ploughs gain extra protection

LEMKEN has recently launched a new automatic plough protection mechanism which it has called OptiStone. It is available for its...

June 19, 2021

‘Olympics of Butchery’ back on for 2022

‘Olympics of Butchery’ back on for 2022

Butchers across the UK and Ireland have plenty of time to sharpen their skills ahead of the industry’s answer to...

June 19, 2021

Agri-sector jobs: Do any of these interest you?

Agri-sector jobs: Do any of these interest you?

A number of notable and exciting agri-sector jobs are available at the moment, with something on offer for many different...

June 18, 2021

Vogelsang to market vacuum tanker equipment virtually

Vogelsang to market vacuum tanker equipment virtually

Vogelsang, the German based manufacturer of slurry distribution equipment, has launched a virtual showroom by which it may display its...

June 18, 2021

UK and New Zealand agree to ‘accelerate’ trade talks

UK and New Zealand agree to ‘accelerate’ trade talks

Trade talks between the UK and New Zealand have stepped up a gear, with reports “strong progress” has been made...

June 18, 2021