Italy

Kverneland shines the spotlight on ROC mergers

Kverneland shines the spotlight on ROC mergers

A visitor to the one of the larger European agricultural machinery fairs will soon come to appreciate that Italy is...

June 23, 2022

EU Commission sanctions €180m Italian agri support scheme

EU Commission sanctions €180m Italian agri support scheme

The European Commission has approved a €180 million scheme to support Italian companies in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and aquaculture...

June 22, 2022

Italian farmers in line for €1.2 billion support scheme

Italian farmers in line for €1.2 billion support scheme

Italy is set to benefit from a scheme to support its agricultural, forestry, fishery and aquaculture sectors, funded to the...

May 19, 2022

New Holland supports energy independence with Italian partnership

New Holland supports energy independence with Italian partnership

The idea of farms being independent of the established energy distribution infrastructure is hardly new. It was only with the...

November 30, 2021

Video: Flying Chianina cattle first-class to Abu Dhabi

Video: Flying Chianina cattle first-class to Abu Dhabi

Irish cattle company David Clarke Livestock had a change to the breeds familiar to these shores in recent weeks –...

March 26, 2021

48 arrested in Italy after mafia-linked group defrauds EU agri-funds

48 arrested in Italy after mafia-linked group defrauds EU agri-funds

Authorities in Italy, assisted by the EU’s anti-fraud office, have arrested 48 people in connection with a scheme to defraud...

October 28, 2020

Argo resumes production as Italy eases Covid-19 lockdown

Argo resumes production as Italy eases Covid-19 lockdown

Argo Tractors – the firm behind the Landini, McCormick and Valpadana brands – has resumed production this week with stringent...

May 5, 2020

Italian police arrest 94 people in EU agri payment fraud bust

Italian police arrest 94 people in EU agri payment fraud bust

94 people have reportedly been arrested by police earlier this week in Italy as part of an investigation into an alleged...

January 17, 2020

Department bans live exports to Italy due to hot weather

Department bans live exports to Italy due to hot weather

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has issued a ban on live exports to Italy over the weekend...

August 9, 2019

Man says Italian football club ‘still owes’ him 2 tractors

Man says Italian football club ‘still owes’ him 2 tractors

The father of a Juventus and Italy football player has claimed that the Italian football club “still owes” him two...

March 28, 2019

Kepak curbs KK Beef Club heifer production for present

Kepak curbs KK Beef Club heifer production for present

Kepak has confirmed that its KK Beef Club heifer beef production has been temporarily suspended. A spokesperson for the company...

March 1, 2019

Italian milk price row: ‘Armed attacks’ launched on tankers

Italian milk price row: ‘Armed attacks’ launched on tankers

Disputes on the Italian island of Sardinia regarding the price of milk have escalated in the midst of regional elections,...

February 26, 2019

Video: Italian farmers dump milk on streets in price protest

Video: Italian farmers dump milk on streets in price protest

Farmers on the Italian island of Sardinia have made a stand regarding the current low levels of milk price –...

February 11, 2019

Italy can teach Ireland a thing or two

Italy can teach Ireland a thing or two

I recently met up with a group of ruminant nutritionists from Italy, who were on a fact-finding trip (jolly) to...

December 30, 2017

Video: Fancy some vegetables grown underwater?

Video: Fancy some vegetables grown underwater?

Fancy a head of red cabbage, or maybe some tomatoes – all grown underwater? Now you can get them, courtesy...

November 7, 2017

Exports to ‘the home of the €1,000 weanling’ drop to a 5-year low

Exports to ‘the home of the €1,000 weanling’ drop to a 5-year low

Weanling exports to Italy, seen by many as the home of the €1,000 weanling, have dropped to a five-year low,...

August 22, 2017

Market competition: Finished cattle exports climb 16.2%

Market competition: Finished cattle exports climb 16.2%

The number of cattle shipped from Ireland by live export continues to be positive, figures from the Department of Agriculture...

June 26, 2017

Bord Bia launches campaign to boost beef sales in Italy

Bord Bia launches campaign to boost beef sales in Italy

Bord Bia launched its new trade communications campaign for Irish beef in the Italian market at Tuttofood in Milan, Italy,...

May 10, 2017