imports

EU imported 2.79m tonnes of organic agri-food in 2020

EU imported 2.79m tonnes of organic agri-food in 2020

While the EU organic market grew overall, imports of organic agri-food products decreased slightly between 2019 and 2020. In 2020,...

June 9, 2021

71% fall in UK imports of Irish sheepmeat in March

71% fall in UK imports of Irish sheepmeat in March

The UK recorded a drop of 71% year-on-year for March in the amount of sheepmeat imported from Ireland, the Agriculture...

May 24, 2021

Shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fall again

Shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fall again

Similar to what was seen in January of this year, shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK have fallen once...

April 18, 2021

56% decline in shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK in January 2021

56% decline in shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK in January 2021

Imports of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fell by 56% in January of this year, with overall imports of fresh...

March 25, 2021

IFA obstructing shipment of grain at Waterford Port

IFA obstructing shipment of grain at Waterford Port

Members of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) are currently causing an obstruction at Waterford Port where a shipment of grain...

August 7, 2020

Largest shipment of UK grain this year sets sail

Largest shipment of UK grain this year sets sail

This month will see the largest shipment of UK grain exported this season from Bristol Port. 64,000t of barley is...

November 27, 2019

How much wheat and barley was imported from the UK so far this year?

How much wheat and barley was imported from the UK so far this year?

There is plenty of talk of grain imports from the UK ahead of the Brexit deadline and fears of grain...

October 17, 2019

Ontario…supplying consumers both at home and abroad

Ontario…supplying consumers both at home and abroad

Reporting from Ontario, Canada. Having just landed in Ontario, to learn about a country that exports a large amount of...

July 24, 2019

Taking a look at imports – AgriLand visits Canada

Taking a look at imports – AgriLand visits Canada

Reporting from Ontario, Canada Last year, almost 1.6 million tonnes of maize were imported into the Republic of Ireland –...

July 23, 2019

How much does it cost to import French barley?

How much does it cost to import French barley?

There’s been a lot of talk about importing barley into this country of late and malting barley in particular. Last...

March 21, 2019

Watch: Imports, ‘Irish’ drinks and the infamous crop malting barley

Watch: Imports, ‘Irish’ drinks and the infamous crop malting barley

On this week’s episode of FarmLand we caught up with Tillage Specialist Siobhán Walsh, who summed up recent events in...

March 17, 2019

Where are animal feed imports coming from?

Where are animal feed imports coming from?

From Angola to Fiji to Uzbekistan this country is importing animal feed products from all around the world. 4,035,029t of...

March 3, 2019

A few ‘unknowns’ in Ireland’s malt imports

A few ‘unknowns’ in Ireland’s malt imports

28,088t of malt were imported into Ireland in 2018, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). However, it should be...

March 1, 2019

€4.25 million allocated for new Fodder Import Support Measure

€4.25 million allocated for new Fodder Import Support Measure

The Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine, Michael Creed, has today announced that he has allocated €4.25 million to...

August 22, 2018

Subsidised fodder imports twice as high in 2013 than this year

Subsidised fodder imports twice as high in 2013 than this year

Figures show that fodder imports that were subsidised by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in 2013 equated...

July 18, 2018

Fodder aid schemes ‘adding pressure’ to shrinking supplies in Wales

Fodder aid schemes ‘adding pressure’ to shrinking supplies in Wales

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is concerned that the ongoing export of UK fodder to assist Irish farmers will...

April 11, 2018

Imported fodder to aid 800 Dairygold suppliers by end of week

Imported fodder to aid 800 Dairygold suppliers by end of week

It is estimated that 800 Dairygold members will benefit from fodder imported by the processor from the UK by the...

April 11, 2018

100,000 NI lambs slaughtered down south since September

100,000 NI lambs slaughtered down south since September

Just over 100,000 Northern Irish (NI) lambs have been slaughtered in sheepmeat plants in the Republic of Ireland since late...

December 13, 2017