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IMS discusses the role of social media within beef sector

IMS discusses the role of social media within beef sector

Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive Ian Stevenson recently participated in an International Meat Secretariat (IMS) marketing and communication...

May 4, 2021

LMC and UFU join forces for 2021 Northern Ireland Beef Week

LMC and UFU join forces for 2021 Northern Ireland Beef Week

The Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) has teamed up with the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) to celebrate Northern Ireland’s world-class...

April 22, 2021

Climate Change Bill overlooks significance of livestock production in NI – LMC

Climate Change Bill overlooks significance of livestock production in NI – LMC

Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive Ian Stevenson feels that the Private Members’ Climate Change Bill, recently introduced at...

April 16, 2021

Northern Ireland working to secure PGI status for ‘grass fed’ beef

Northern Ireland working to secure PGI status for ‘grass fed’ beef

Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, has confirmed that work is progressing to demonstrate that Northern Ireland’s...

April 6, 2021

Co. Down milk producer calls for improved farm support measures

Co. Down milk producer calls for improved farm support measures

Co. Down dairy farmer Cavan Johnston is calling for the Stormont Executive to provide improved levels of support for young...

March 8, 2021

Beef-sired calf registrations drop in Northern Ireland

Beef-sired calf registrations drop in Northern Ireland

The number of beef sired calves registered in Northern Ireland has dropped by 1.7% for the month of January 2021,...

March 6, 2021

Beef quotes holding firm in Northern Ireland

Beef quotes holding firm in Northern Ireland

The week-on-week quotes for prime cattle in Northern Ireland are holding firm according to the Livestock and Meat Commission. Quotes...

March 1, 2021

Work begins to secure the inclusion of Northern Ireland in grass-fed PGI

Work begins to secure the inclusion of Northern Ireland in grass-fed PGI

The Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) is heading up a group of stakeholder bodies that have been charged with the...

February 15, 2021

McDonald’s walk-in announcement step in the right direction for suppliers

McDonald’s walk-in announcement step in the right direction for suppliers

Moves to reopen McDonald’s stores for walk-in customers could help stabilise beef markets as the hospitality sector shutdown shows no...

February 9, 2021

LMC to prioritise sustainability in 2021

LMC to prioritise sustainability in 2021

Working to improve the sustainability of the beef and sheep sectors will be a priority for the Livestock and Meat...

February 8, 2021

Prices remain steady in Northern Ireland this week

Prices remain steady in Northern Ireland this week

Beef price has remained stable this week in Northern Ireland according to the Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC). Taking a...

January 31, 2021

Republic’s beef exports to NI up 10% in 2020

Republic’s beef exports to NI up 10% in 2020

Beef exports from the Republic to Northern Ireland have risen dramatically over the last 12 months, according to a newly...

January 19, 2021

Farm antibiotic usage is falling in Northern Ireland

Farm antibiotic usage is falling in Northern Ireland

The recently published Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance (RUMA) ‘Targets Task Force Report 2020’ confirms that sales of...

January 18, 2021

NI prime livestock prices remain ‘strong’ despite Christmas lockdown sales slump

NI prime livestock prices remain ‘strong’ despite Christmas lockdown sales slump

Northern Ireland turkey, lamb and roast beef sales were down this year as Christmas Covid-19 restrictions meant fewer gatherings over...

January 12, 2021

Working group on PGI status is 2021 priority for LMC

Working group on PGI status is 2021 priority for LMC

Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive Ian Stevenson expects 2021 to be a busy year for farmers, processers and...

January 11, 2021

The work to secure PGI status for beef from Northern Ireland must start now

The work to secure PGI status for beef from Northern Ireland must start now

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has confirmed that the application to secure Protected Geographical Indication (PGI)...

December 31, 2020

Shipping finished cattle north for slaughter will be a tariff-free option post Brexit

Shipping finished cattle north for slaughter will be a tariff-free option post Brexit

Northern Ireland’s farm minister Edwin Poots has confirmed that Irish cattle imported into the north can be slaughtered there and...

December 18, 2020

New board member appointed to the Livestock and Meat Commission

New board member appointed to the Livestock and Meat Commission

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots MLA has announced the appointment of a new board member to the Livestock and...

December 14, 2020