Agri-Business

Pressure-free sowing with latest Kverneland hopper

Pressure-free sowing with latest Kverneland hopper

A hot and dusty Italian plain which lies somewhere below sea level was the venue for the launch of Kverneland’s...

June 24, 2022

Potential foot and mouth case in UK a ‘concern’ for Irish farmers

Potential foot and mouth case in UK a ‘concern’ for Irish farmers

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that a suspected case of foot and mouth disease on a pig farm...

June 24, 2022

UK commits £372m for countries on food-security frontline

UK commits £372m for countries on food-security frontline

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today (Friday, June 24) committed £372 million to support countries most impacted by rising global...

June 24, 2022

Kverneland shines the spotlight on ROC mergers

Kverneland shines the spotlight on ROC mergers

A visitor to the one of the larger European agricultural machinery fairs will soon come to appreciate that Italy is...

June 23, 2022

No more ‘meaty’ names for plant-based foods in South Africa

No more ‘meaty’ names for plant-based foods in South Africa

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) in South Africa looks set to ban using meat-related words...

June 23, 2022

Poots visits Royal Highland Show on its 200th anniversary

Poots visits Royal Highland Show on its 200th anniversary

Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland (NI), Edwin Poots, has visited the Royal Highland Show in...

June 23, 2022

Report from Scotland’s food security taskforce published

Report from Scotland’s food security taskforce published

The findings of a taskforce set up to respond to any potential disruption to food security and supply, resulting from...

June 23, 2022

Fonterra increases milk price forecast due to strong global demand

Fonterra increases milk price forecast due to strong global demand

New Zealand dairy cooperative, Fonterra, has today (Thursday, June 23) increased its forecast farmgate milk price range for next year. In...

June 23, 2022

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...

June 23, 2022

Farmer sought for board of Ernest Cook Trust

Farmer sought for board of Ernest Cook Trust

The Ernest Cook Trust, a grant-giving charity that provides and funds outdoor learning projects, is seeking to recruit a farmer...

June 23, 2022

GDT price index down by 1.3% following latest auction

GDT price index down by 1.3% following latest auction

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index has fallen by 1.3% following its latest trading event which took place today...

June 21, 2022

Seed potato sale ban continues to ‘anger and frustrate growers’ – NFU Scotland

Seed potato sale ban continues to ‘anger and frustrate growers’ – NFU Scotland

The ongoing post-Brexit ban on selling seed potatoes to the valuable European market continues to anger and frustrate Scottish growers...

June 21, 2022

AHDB to showcase red meat in Singapore

AHDB to showcase red meat in Singapore

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)will be in Singapore this week at one of Asia’s leading food and drink...

June 21, 2022

Bobcat’s box of new tricks on display at Dobris

Bobcat’s box of new tricks on display at Dobris

Bobcat has the bit clamped firmly between its teeth at present with a tumble of announcements and press releases over...

June 20, 2022

Co-op suspends purchase of Quack! eggs due to animal-welfare concerns

Co-op suspends purchase of Quack! eggs due to animal-welfare concerns

Lincolnshire Co-op has suspended its purchase of Quack! duck eggs following reports of animal-welfare issues from its egg-supplying farm. “We...

June 17, 2022

USDA partners with Ukraine to protect food security

USDA partners with Ukraine to protect food security

The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) and The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine are entering into a...

June 16, 2022

Dammann develops adjustable nozzle positioning on sprayers

Dammann develops adjustable nozzle positioning on sprayers

Recent efforts to reduce the amount of pesticides being applied via sprayers tend to centre on identifying individual weed plants...

June 16, 2022

Lidl installs five new pollinator gardens at NI stores

Lidl installs five new pollinator gardens at NI stores

Lidl Northern Ireland has announced the installation of five new pollinator gardens at its stores across Antrim, Ballymoney, Lisburn and...

June 16, 2022