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Monaghan farming family win Lakeland Milk Quality Awards

Monaghan farming family win Lakeland Milk Quality Awards

A dairy farming family in Co. Monaghan have been announced as the Supreme Champions of the Lakeland Dairies Milk Quality...

Challenge to find sustainable AgTech start-ups launched

Challenge to find sustainable AgTech start-ups launched

An international programme seeking start-ups with the potential to accelerate the agricultural industry’s transition to a net zero sector, was...

Brazil set to increase beef production by 35%

Brazil set to increase beef production by 35%

Brazil must increase its beef production by 35% between now and 2030 to meet the demands of the domestic and...

FAO: Wheat and poultry price indexes rose in May

FAO: Wheat and poultry price indexes rose in May

The price of wheat and poultry rose in May this year (2022), despite a modest decline in world food commodity...

Management of farm run-off improved under scheme

Management of farm run-off improved under scheme

Measures introduced to improve the control of farm run-off, which were trialled under the Source to Tap Scheme, have resulted...

FDF call food and drinks price rise of 6.7% ‘very sobering’

FDF call food and drinks price rise of 6.7% ‘very sobering’

The 6.7% rise in the price of food and non-alcoholic drink in the UK has been described as “very sobering”...

Biomethane volumes in NI much greater than estimated

Biomethane volumes in NI much greater than estimated

Turning livestock manure and grass silage into biomethane could help to meet Northern Ireland's demand for energy as well as...

Research: Multi-year management plan needed for leatherjackets

Research: Multi-year management plan needed for leatherjackets

Leatherjackets are causing significant challenges for farmers in the western region of Northern Ireland as they struggle to manage the...

Bayer to invest millions in sustainable agriculture by 2024

Bayer to invest millions in sustainable agriculture by 2024

Pharmaceutical company Bayer has announced it will invest €1.3 billion in its impact investment unit over the next three years,...

Countries need finance to continue food systems transformations

Countries need finance to continue food systems transformations

A number of United Nations (UN) members will require financing of up to $60,000/yr, if they are to continue transforming...

Royals sample Irish food during trip to Cahir Farmers’ Market

Royals sample Irish food during trip to Cahir Farmers’ Market

His Royal Highness, Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall visited Cahir Farmers' Market in Co. Tipperary today...

Calls for recognition of farmers’ carbon offsetting efforts

Calls for recognition of farmers’ carbon offsetting efforts

Not only do farmers need recognition for the carbon offsetting they do, they also need to be supported in further...

UN: Groundwater mismanagement could threaten food security

UN: Groundwater mismanagement could threaten food security

The vital role of groundwater and the need to manage it sustainably can no longer be overlooked, according to the...

Study finds no link between badger culling and reduction in bovine TB

Study finds no link between badger culling and reduction in bovine TB

There is no evidence to show that mass badger culling in the United Kingdom prevents bovine tuberculosis (TB) in cattle,...

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...