Market Digest: stories from around the world
Phelim O'Neill
Brief updates from Brazil, United States, Australia and Britain.
21 September 2022 News
Beef factories operate a ‘secretive’ process - Sinn Féin
Matt Carthy has said that if Sinn Féin is in Government, they will “absolutely” be firmer on beef processors in seeking price transparency for farmers.
19 September 2022 News
Factory attempts to reduce beef prices ‘unacceptable’ – IFA
The IFA has called on Minister McConalogue to support the beef and suckler sectors in next week’s budget.
Almost 4,000 work permits issued to date for agriculture, forestry sectors
Many of the employment permits are for workers in the country’s meat processing industry.
4 September 2022 News
Cattle and sheep slaughterings up on 2021 figures
CSO data have shown that cattle and sheep slaughterings were up in the first six months of the year when compared with 2021.
26 August 2022 News
Further €30m of Brexit fund to open to meat and dairy processors
Small, medium and large agri-food processors can apply for funding of up to €5m per project.
26 August 2022 News
Drop in Irish beef prices a ‘mystery’ compared with EU prices – ICMSA
The ICMSA has suggested that factories are unable to properly explain the recent drop in Irish beef prices.
17 August 2022 News
Irish beef farming: what does the future look like?
Adam Woods previews the Tullamore Farm open day forum and how visitors to the open day can take part in the event.
20 July 2022 Management
Farm and meat worker permit numbers more than double
The number of farm, horticulture and meat processing permits issued in the first half of 2022 has surpassed the numbers issued in previous years.
6 July 2022 News
Teagasc BEEF 2022: a forum to discuss key challenges facing the beef sector
BEEF 2022 will finish with a forum where a panel of leading experts will address the key challenges facing beef farmers and the industry and how these can be addressed.
29 June 2022 News
Protocol gives NI beef factories advantage over rest of UK and EU
Northern Ireland protocol receives unequivocal support from across the processing sector in the North ahead of UK legislation.
10 June 2022 News
Green light for Banagher meat plant in Offaly
An Bord Pleanála found that the development would be of “significant importance to the local economy.”
10 June 2022 News