Brexit

‘Brexit – the honest truth is no one has a clue what the outcome would be’

‘Brexit – the honest truth is no one has a clue what the outcome would be’

The possible implications of the UK leaving the EU, or Brexit, are unknown, according to Kenneth Clarke, the former UK...

March 10, 2016

‘Leaving the EU is too great a risk for UK farmers’

‘Leaving the EU is too great a risk for UK farmers’

A host of farmers from the UK have said that leaving the EU is a risk that they “cannot afford...

March 8, 2016

Brexit fears for farming presented to Westminster

Brexit fears for farming presented to Westminster

A British secretary of State document presented to Westminster has publicly aired concerns about the impact of Brexit on Northern...

March 4, 2016

British farmers on Brexit: What of future supports and market impacts?

British farmers on Brexit: What of future supports and market impacts?

The future of support payments from the EU and the impact a possible Brexit would have on markets were on...

February 24, 2016

UK beef sales face ‘another challenging year’

UK beef sales face ‘another challenging year’

Currency exchanges, the mild winter and price-competitive poultry have all fed into the decline in value of UK retail beef...

February 14, 2016

Warning issued over the consequences of Brexit for agriculture

Warning issued over the consequences of Brexit for agriculture

A UK referendum result in favour of a Brexit would have disastrous consequences for agriculture and rural development, Northern Ireland’s...

February 2, 2016

‘Brexit – Ireland’s biggest foreign policy challenge’

‘Brexit – Ireland’s biggest foreign policy challenge’

Brexit, which is the possibility of the UK leaving the European Union, is Ireland’s biggest foreign policy challenge, according to...

February 1, 2016

If Brexit happens ‘it would be like saying we don’t need an EU’

If Brexit happens ‘it would be like saying we don’t need an EU’

If Britain were to leave the EU, it would be like saying to other Member States that we don’t need...

January 30, 2016

ICMSA says stock market turmoil to impact on farm output prices

ICMSA says stock market turmoil to impact on farm output prices

The ICMSA suggests that recent currency and stock market changes will have a negative impact on the prices farmers receive...

January 27, 2016

Brexit: Why UK agriculture could be better off outside the EU

Brexit: Why UK agriculture could be better off outside the EU

With a referendum on whether to leave the EU or not looming, the issue of Brexit was discussed at length...

January 10, 2016

The UK outside the EU could not negotiate with the power the EU provides – Phil Hogan

The UK outside the EU could not negotiate with the power the EU provides – Phil Hogan

The EU Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan has asked the Oxford Farming Conference how the UK would fare if it...

January 8, 2016

A Brexit would be ‘detrimental’ for the agri-food sector in the North – O’Neill

A Brexit would be ‘detrimental’ for the agri-food sector in the North – O’Neill

A British exit (Brexit) from the European Union would be detrimental for Northern Ireland’s agri-food sector, according to the North’s...

January 5, 2016

Report says if the UK leaves the EU it won’t be good news for farmers

Report says if the UK leaves the EU it won’t be good news for farmers

The Irish agriculture and food sectors would be severely exposed to a British exit from the European Union, according to...

November 5, 2015

Latest poll suggests British will vote to leave EU

Latest poll suggests British will vote to leave EU

The UK could be set to leave the EU, according to the result of a recent poll announced this weekend....

September 7, 2015