northern ireland protocol

Poll: 55% feel NI Protocol is positive for economy

Poll: 55% feel NI Protocol is positive for economy

55% of voters think the Northern Ireland Protocol is having a positive impact on the economy, according to a new...

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British and Irish farmers meet to discuss NI Protocol

British and Irish farmers meet to discuss NI Protocol

Members of farm organisations from Ireland and the UK have met to discuss issues surrounding the Northern Ireland (NI) Protocol....

June 28, 2022

Renegotiating NI Protocol is ‘unrealistic’ – EU Commission

Renegotiating NI Protocol is ‘unrealistic’ – EU Commission

Vice president of the European (EU) Commission, Maros Sefcovic has ruled out renegotiating the Northern Ireland Protocol. The British government...

June 14, 2022

IFA: Farmers concerned over proposed NI protocol changes

IFA: Farmers concerned over proposed NI protocol changes

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that there is increasing concern among farmers about proposed changes to the Northern...

June 12, 2022

NIFDA: ‘Scrapping’ the NI Protocol ‘would set us back’

NIFDA: ‘Scrapping’ the NI Protocol ‘would set us back’

Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association (NIFDA) has said that abandoning the Northern Ireland Protocol would set the industry back....

June 10, 2022

NIFDA appoints George Mullan as new chairman

NIFDA appoints George Mullan as new chairman

The Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association (NIFDA) has appointed George Mullan as the organisation’s new chairman. Mullan is managing...

May 30, 2022

Putin would be only winner if UK tears up NI Protocol – MEP

Putin would be only winner if UK tears up NI Protocol – MEP

A negotiated solution between the UK and the European Union is the only way to resolve the impasse on the...

May 18, 2022

Truss announces unilateral action on Northern Ireland Protocol

Truss announces unilateral action on Northern Ireland Protocol

Today’s parliamentary statement from UK foreign secretary, Liz Truss, announced selective unilateral action regarding the implementation of the Northern Ireland...

May 17, 2022

New sclerotinia risk alerts tool delivers over 90%

New sclerotinia risk alerts tool delivers over 90%

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has developed a sclerotinia risk alerts tool for oilseed rape crops, that has...

March 16, 2022

Northern Ireland Protocol import inspections to remain in place

Northern Ireland Protocol import inspections to remain in place

Import inspections, linked to the application of the Northern Ireland Protocol, are to remain unchanged for at least the next...

February 4, 2022

NI: Decision to halt border checks ‘unhelpful’ says EU

NI: Decision to halt border checks ‘unhelpful’ says EU

A spokesperson for the European (EU) Commission has called the decision by Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots to halt...

February 3, 2022

Poots orders a halt to all NI Protocol border checks

Poots orders a halt to all NI Protocol border checks

Northern Ireland’s agriculture minister, Edwin Poots has issued an order to his department to stop the border checks of any...

February 2, 2022

Minister Edwin Poots responds to EU audit report

Minister Edwin Poots responds to EU audit report

Last week an EU audit report, assessing the system of controls in place for animals entering Northern Ireland, was submitted...

February 1, 2022

EU audit deems NI goods checks ‘not fit for purpose’

EU audit deems NI goods checks ‘not fit for purpose’

An audit by EU Commission officials has found that the system of controls for the entry of goods and animals...

January 29, 2022

How will agriculture in NI be impacted by a Stormont collapse?

How will agriculture in NI be impacted by a Stormont collapse?

In the event of the collapse of the Stormont Executive, the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has confirmed that a £1...

January 28, 2022

Mercosur deal ‘won’t make significant progress’ under French presidency

Mercosur deal ‘won’t make significant progress’ under French presidency

The EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement “won’t make significant progress” under the new French presidency of the Council of the EU, according...

January 24, 2022

Grain and feed market volatility set to continue amid weather conditions

Grain and feed market volatility set to continue amid weather conditions

Grain and feed market volatility looks set to continue over the coming months as pressure persists on global supply chains,...

December 21, 2021

Northern Ireland Protocol will work, if we allow it – Coveney

Northern Ireland Protocol will work, if we allow it – Coveney

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, has said that he firmly believes the Northern Ireland (NI) Protocol will work,...

December 17, 2021