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Commission to use ‘smart thermostats’ to reduce gas demand

Commission to use ‘smart thermostats’ to reduce gas demand

The European Commission’s Task Force on European Energy Security is set to promote the deployment of smart thermostats and heat...

June 27, 2022

State aid: EU Commission approves €1m Croatian maize scheme

State aid: EU Commission approves €1m Croatian maize scheme

The European Commission has today (Thursday, June 23) approved a €1 million Croatian scheme to support maize seed producers. The...

June 23, 2022

WTO pledges to support Ukraine agri-food exports

WTO pledges to support Ukraine agri-food exports

Over 50 members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) have committed to supporting Ukraine to export agri-food products. Ireland was...

June 13, 2022

Tánaiste hopeful of food security declaration at WTO conference

Tánaiste hopeful of food security declaration at WTO conference

Food security, the Russian invasion of Ukraine and fisheries subsidies will all be high on the agenda as the World...

June 12, 2022

Commission president: Food now part of Kremlin’s ‘arsenal of terror’

Commission president: Food now part of Kremlin’s ‘arsenal of terror’

“Food has become part of the Kremlin’s arsenal of terror and we cannot tolerate this,” the European Commission president has...

June 9, 2022

Commissioner: EU ‘doing everything’ to help farmers in Ukraine

Commissioner: EU ‘doing everything’ to help farmers in Ukraine

The European Union (EU) is “doing everything” possible to help farmers in Ukraine, according to the EU Commissioner for Agriculture...

May 30, 2022

Imports from Russia increase by €33m within one year – CSO

Imports from Russia increase by €33m within one year – CSO

Imports from Russia are up by €33 million within one year reaching a total value of €81 million in March...

May 25, 2022

EU Commission president: Russia using grain to ‘wield power’

EU Commission president: Russia using grain to ‘wield power’

President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen delivered a special address this morning (Tuesday, May 24) in Davos,...

May 24, 2022

Group calls for development of Ireland’s own oil and gas resources

Group calls for development of Ireland’s own oil and gas resources

Current government policy is undermining Ireland’s national energy security and its potential to become almost entirely energy self-sufficient, the Rural...

May 23, 2022

UN: Food and fertiliser from Russia must return to world markets

UN: Food and fertiliser from Russia must return to world markets

The United Nations (UN) has said that food and fertiliser produced by Russia and Belarus must return to world markets...

May 19, 2022

Ukraine exported 1m tonnes of grain during the month of April

Ukraine exported 1m tonnes of grain during the month of April

Despite the impact of the ongoing conflict, Ukraine managed to export one million tonnes of grain during the month April...

May 16, 2022

What are the prospects for international grain prices?

What are the prospects for international grain prices?

The latest Tillage Edge Podcast looks at the prospects for international grain prices over the coming months. The broadcast includes...

May 16, 2022

Impact of conflict in Ukraine on global meat supplies

Impact of conflict in Ukraine on global meat supplies

The thoughts of market analysts are now turning to the impact of the conflict in Ukraine on global meat supplies....

May 10, 2022

Official fertiliser figures show true impact on sales

Official fertiliser figures show true impact on sales

Official figures from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) show that total Irish fertiliser sales are down...

May 6, 2022

EU Commission approves €836m support scheme for Polish farmers

EU Commission approves €836m support scheme for Polish farmers

The European Commission has approved a support scheme for the Polish agriculture sector worth €836 million. The commission rubberstamped the...

April 20, 2022

Russian-registered vessels to be denied entry to Irish ports

Russian-registered vessels to be denied entry to Irish ports

Russian-registered vessels are to banned from Irish ports from this Sunday (April 17), the Department of Transport has confirmed. On...

April 12, 2022

Unprecedented challenges facing farming and food in NI – NIGTA

Unprecedented challenges facing farming and food in NI – NIGTA

Farming and food in Northern Ireland are facing a number of unprecedented challenges at the present time. That was the...

April 11, 2022

Ukraine president highlights food security in Oireachtas address

Ukraine president highlights food security in Oireachtas address

A government minister has welcomed that the President of Ukraine highlighted global food security during his historic address to the...

April 7, 2022