Agri-Business

UK imports increase by 54% in  a year – CSO

UK imports increase by 54% in a year – CSO

Ireland’s imports from the UK have increased by €761 million to €2.166 billion in June 2022 compared to June 2021,...

17:22pm

GDT price index records fifth consecutive fall

GDT price index records fifth consecutive fall

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index has suffered its fifth consecutive fall following its latest trading event, which took...

17:06pm

Family of four-year-old killed in farm accident appeals for others to stay safe

Family of four-year-old killed in farm accident appeals for others to stay safe

The grieving uncle of a four-year-old boy killed on a farm has urged everyone in agriculture to do more to...

14:45pm

First grain shipment from Ukraine to Africa sets sail

First grain shipment from Ukraine to Africa sets sail

The first shipment of grain to Africa from Ukraine since the Russian invasion began has embarked on its journey. The...

12:20pm

Pics: New machinery arrivals land at Tullamore Show

Pics: New machinery arrivals land at Tullamore Show

Good weather brought the crowds flocking to the Tullamore Show last weekend with plenty to view in the machinery section...

11:07am

FUW to work with Welsh fire brigade on protecting land from wildfires

FUW to work with Welsh fire brigade on protecting land from wildfires

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) have announced that they will soon start working with the Welsh Regional Fire Services...

August 15, 2022

Study: Naturally occurring  lake bacteria can help remove plastic pollution

Study: Naturally occurring lake bacteria can help remove plastic pollution

A study of 29 European lakes has found that some naturally occurring lake bacteria grow faster and more efficiently on...

August 15, 2022

Claas of 22 highlights on display in Germany

Claas of 22 highlights on display in Germany

With travel restrictions now more or less lifted, companies are once again feeling confident enough to invite the press abroad...

August 12, 2022

UK research shows cost-of-farming squeeze now facing farmers

UK research shows cost-of-farming squeeze now facing farmers

The Andersons Centre has confirmed a cost-of-farming squeeze is now a reality within the UK market. The company’s ‘AgFlation’ figures...

August 12, 2022

Firefighters tackle blaze of 800t of straw bales in Hampshire

Firefighters tackle blaze of 800t of straw bales in Hampshire

Firefighters in Overton, Hampshire have worked through the night to tackle a blazing fire of around 800t of straw bales....

August 12, 2022

PETA calls for Leicester roundabout to be renamed Vegan Pie Roundabout

PETA calls for Leicester roundabout to be renamed Vegan Pie Roundabout

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has called on Leicester City mayor Sir Peter Soulsby to change...

August 11, 2022

Lakeland Dairies announces July milk price

Lakeland Dairies announces July milk price

Lakeland Dairies is the first processor to announce a July milk price, and has increased payments to all suppliers in...

August 11, 2022

HGV licence test figures up 74% compared to pre-pandemic figures

HGV licence test figures up 74% compared to pre-pandemic figures

Figures released by the Department for Transport revealed that the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) carried out 74% more heavy...

August 11, 2022

Cancer research body joins calls for clarity on red meat data

Cancer research body joins calls for clarity on red meat data

An international cancer research body has written to a leading medical journal outlining concerns about data used to determine the...

August 11, 2022

Corn dominates agricultural exports from Ukraine

Corn dominates agricultural exports from Ukraine

Ukraine exported three million tons of agricultural products in July, according to the country’s Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food....

August 11, 2022

Lemken makes mechanical weed control possible in ridge crops

Lemken makes mechanical weed control possible in ridge crops

Growers of field-scale vegetables are increasingly facing the problem of keeping ridge crops weed-free while using less chemicals. Lemken has...

August 10, 2022

GDT hosts first single-product auction

GDT hosts first single-product auction

Global Dairy Trade (GDT) has hosted its first single-product auction as part of a pilot project to increase the frequency...

August 10, 2022

First Ukraine grain shipment refused by buyer in Lebanon

First Ukraine grain shipment refused by buyer in Lebanon

The shipper of over 26,000t of corn from Ukraine is looking for a new consignee, as the final buyer in...

August 9, 2022