William Kellett

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William Kellett

Journalism Intern

William Kellett is a third year Journalism and New Media student at the University of Limerick. He hails from Co. Meath and comes from a farming background on both sides of his family. Outside of writing he is a former winner of the Irish National Racing Driver of the Year award.

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‘Lamb prices remain firm in comparison to 2019’ – QMS

‘Lamb prices remain firm in comparison to 2019’ – QMS

Despite dipping below 200p/kg in auction markets, prime lamb prices remain firm in comparison to 2019, standing 25% higher than...

UK beef exports to the US provide new opportunity for PGI Welsh beef – NFU Cymru

UK beef exports to the US provide new opportunity for PGI Welsh beef – NFU Cymru

An announcement that PGI Welsh beef could soon be on its way to the US for the first time in...

2t of rotting meat dumped in the countryside by fly-tippers

2t of rotting meat dumped in the countryside by fly-tippers

Police in Dorset have launched an investigation after bags of rotting meat were found dumped on land in the villages...

Current technologies cannot deliver half of 2050 carbon emissions reduction goal

Current technologies cannot deliver half of 2050 carbon emissions reduction goal

An independent report assessing the carbon intensity of all UK livestock production systems has identified that currently available technologies cannot...

Food and drink exports have fallen for the first time since 2015

Food and drink exports have fallen for the first time since 2015

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published a report which shows that exports of food and drink in the...

‘We welcome this opportunity to be able to export beef to the US’ – NFU

‘We welcome this opportunity to be able to export beef to the US’ – NFU

UK beef is on its way to the US for the first time in more than 20 years after three...

Industry conference to raise the bar for sheep health and welfare

Industry conference to raise the bar for sheep health and welfare

Working together for world-leading health and welfare is the focus of the fifth Sheep Health and Welfare Group (SHAWG) conference...

Over 170 Pilgrim’s Pride workers test positive for Covid-19

Over 170 Pilgrim’s Pride workers test positive for Covid-19

Over 170 workers at a meat processing plant in Cornwall have tested positive for Covid-19. Most of the cases at...

‘The majority of production level agricultural roles have been overlooked’ – NFU

‘The majority of production level agricultural roles have been overlooked’ – NFU

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has responded to the Migration Advisory Committee publishing its review into the Shortage Occupation List,...

‘We’ll need an army of extra qualified vets to cope with the 500% increase in workload’

‘We’ll need an army of extra qualified vets to cope with the 500% increase in workload’

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has raised its fears over the number of inspections by vets that will be...

NFU Scotland calls for members to contact MPs ahead of Agri Bill debate

NFU Scotland calls for members to contact MPs ahead of Agri Bill debate

NFU Scotland is urgently requesting its members to contact their MPs ahead of the UK government’s Agriculture Bill’s anticipated return...

2021 Suffolk Agricultural show cancelled due to Covid-19

2021 Suffolk Agricultural show cancelled due to Covid-19

The 2021 Suffolk Agricultural show has been cancelled due to increasing uncertainty of the viability of the show due to...

Budweiser UK now sourcing 100% of its barley from British farms

Budweiser UK now sourcing 100% of its barley from British farms

Budweiser Brewing Group has announced it has achieved its goal of sourcing 100% of the barley used for its UK-produced...

Food prices becoming ever more important due to Covid-19 effects on employment

Food prices becoming ever more important due to Covid-19 effects on employment

Prices are on the rise as a key purchase driver as new research from the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board...

Average milk yield up by nearly 300L/cow

Average milk yield up by nearly 300L/cow

Figures from Kite Consulting’s Milk Monitor Dairy Herd Costings show that average milk yield increased by nearly 300L/cow, in the...

Dairy industry facing a shortage of workers after government decision

Dairy industry facing a shortage of workers after government decision

A last-ditch attempt to get dairy workers included on the Migration Advisory Committee’s (MAC) Shortage Occupation List (SOL) has been...

Over 75 sheep stolen from a farm in North Yorkshire

Over 75 sheep stolen from a farm in North Yorkshire

79 sheep have been stolen from a farm located on the moors of North Yorkshire. 41 ewes and 38 lambs...

Motorcyclist involved in accident with tractor dies from his injuries

Motorcyclist involved in accident with tractor dies from his injuries

A motorcyclist who was involved in a collision with a tractor has died of his injuries 10 days later. A...