Northern Ireland
NI news in brief: Balmoral, beef and butter
Kieran Mailey
M&S winners at Balmoral Show, the latest Dutch dairy auction prices and local NI beef trade remains strong.
4 May 2022 Editorial
Editorial: EU cannot follow UK trade policy
The longer term reality is that the UK market will be progressively opening to Australia and New Zealand from later this year or early 2023.
4 May 2022 News
Fonterra expands methane-reducing seaweed trial
Fonterra moves trial of seaweed for reducing methane to an on-farm environment, to see if it can deliver results without impacting milk taste or quality.
US opens up for Irish sheepmeat
Agreement of veterinary certificate with the UK clears the way for Irish factories to get approval for exporting sheep meat to the US.
27 April 2022 News
Beef producers need to fish in Brexit fund pond
Brexit Adjustment Reserve payments to marine sector suggest more flexibility in scheme than originally thought.
27 April 2022 News
Green light for Irish sheepmeat exports to US
“This agreement provides full access for Irish sheepmeat to the US market,” Minister McConalogue said.
24 April 2022 News
Further delay to UK border controls
Reports that the UK may push introduction of full border controls out until 2025 would be welcomed by Irish farmers and exporters.
22 April 2022 News
UK sheepmeat exports recover
The start of 2022 has seen UK sheepmeat exports to the EU recover as the industry adapts to new Brexit controls.
20 April 2022 News
UK trade experts ‘green light’ Australia deal
The Trade and Agriculture Commission was set up to advise the UK government on trade deals.
20 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Meet the woman who set up an eco-activewear label after moving to a farm
A move from Australia to a farm in Co Kerry inspired Melissa Dwyer to set up her eco activewear label, Meld Apparel, writes Maria Moynihan.
20 April 2022 Features
Big reduction in China’s demand for pig meat imports
Latest USDA forecast suggests China's pigmeat production is recovering faster than expected, meaning less demand for imports.
14 April 2022 News
Australia moves to tighten regulations around plant-based proteins
A mandatory regulatory framework for the labelling of plant-based protein products and cultured meat goods has been sought.
10 April 2022 News