G7 commits another €4.25bn to food security
Phelim O'Neill
While G7 leaders met because of war in Ukraine, there was a low-key response to the issue of the impact on global food security.
29 June 2022 Dealer
CAP budget needs a strong defence
The "Future of Europe" event highlighted the competition CAP faces for the funding needed to guarantee food security for Europe.
29 June 2022 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
News briefs from Brazil, China, USA and Ukraine.
Ukraine’s farmers planted ‘more than expected’
While planting and crop yields may be better than expected, Ukrainian farmers say access to export markets needs to be improved if they are to have revenue to plant next year’s crop.
25 June 2022 News
Grain Trends: another bout of softening prices
Volatility has become a bigger factor in grain and other markets in recent weeks as markets continue to try to adjust to general commodity volatility.
22 June 2022 Markets
Dempsey at Large: fertilisers high on EU leaders’ radar
A shortage of nitrogen whether caused by scarcity or unaffordability will have an immediate effect on yield and supply.
22 June 2022 Viewpoints
Government strategy focuses on food security
The long awaited strategy from the Uk government follows on from an independent review by restaurant chain owner Henry Dimbleby.
15 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Rising repair costs hit farm insurance bills
The war in Ukraine was highlighted as having an impact on the cost of repair and rebuild work.
8 June 2022 Northern Ireland
'When we returned to the farm, we could still hear the shelling and rockets'
As Ukrainian soldiers pushed the Russians back from their positions in Chernihiv oblast, farmers followed to plant wheat and potatoes. One of them, Mykola Gordiychuk, tells his story.
6 June 2022 News
Opinion: winning the carbon output battle may not progress the war
Commissioner Wojciechowski offered words of praise and encouragement to Irish farming this week, but Laura Burke’s blunt assessment is more pertinent in 2022.
4 June 2022 Opinion
Editorial: has the EU woken up to farmers as food producers?
European Commissioner tells the IFA that food security now needs to be treated like defence and energy security stating that “without food nothing is possible”.
1 June 2022 Editorial
Grain Trends: prices ease back on trade hopes
Markets have been heavily affected by talks that seek to establish a shipping export corridor to be opened up for Ukrainian grains.
1 June 2022 Markets