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ABP research farm shows that improving genetics reduces carbon emissions

ABP research farm shows that improving genetics reduces carbon emissions

By Olivia Cooper Improving genetics is the key to reducing farmers’ carbon footprints and maximising efficiencies, a beef research farm...

November 2, 2021

Climate change can be tackled without cutting livestock numbers

Climate change can be tackled without cutting livestock numbers

The beef industry in Northern Ireland (NI) is indicating that climate change can provide opportunities for livestock farmers. The sector...

June 28, 2021

Teams impress judges at NI Angus Youth Challenge semi-finals

Teams impress judges at NI Angus Youth Challenge semi-finals

Pupils from across Northern Ireland (NI) impressed judges competing for a place in the 2021-2022 ABP Angus Youth Challenge Finalist...

May 22, 2021

ABP to acquire remaining shares in Slaney Foods

ABP to acquire remaining shares in Slaney Foods

ABP has announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with Fane Valley Co-op to acquire the remaining 50%...

May 6, 2021

ABP Angus Youth Challenge to run semi-finals as virtual event

ABP Angus Youth Challenge to run semi-finals as virtual event

More than 60 teenagers from 14 schools across Northern Ireland are set to compete in this year’s semi-final of the...

September 17, 2020

Retailers slammed for importing 400t of Polish meat during Covid-19 boom

Retailers slammed for importing 400t of Polish meat during Covid-19 boom

Angered producers have accused a major beef processor and two retailers of “underhand tactics” amid revelations the firm has imported...

April 3, 2020

Staff at ABP and Moy Park sites ‘hold walkout’ over Covid-19 concerns

Staff at ABP and Moy Park sites ‘hold walkout’ over Covid-19 concerns

Additional reporting by Rachel Martin Workers at two of Northern Ireland’s biggest agri-food processing sites have walked today (Wednesday, March...

March 25, 2020

ABP Angus Youth Challenge winners announced on YouTube

ABP Angus Youth Challenge winners announced on YouTube

A trio of Co. Antrim schoolboys from St. Louis Grammar in Ballymena have become the overall winners of the Northern...

March 20, 2020

Coronavirus: Series of agri-food events called off as new cases emerge

Coronavirus: Series of agri-food events called off as new cases emerge

A series of agri-food events have been cancelled across the island this week as businesses hunker down to protect staff...

March 10, 2020

ABP proteins division announces UK by-products acquisition

ABP proteins division announces UK by-products acquisition

ABP’s by-product division, Advanced Proteins, has announced the acquisition of the John Pointon and Sons animal by-products and proteins business....

January 24, 2020

Dale Farm and ABP Horizon Dairy Beef Partnership: Everything you need to know

Dale Farm and ABP Horizon Dairy Beef Partnership: Everything you need to know

Two of Northern Ireland’s major agri-food businesses, Dale Farm and ABP, have announced the Horizon Dairy Beef Partnership. ‘Horizon’ is...

January 16, 2020

Dale Farm and ABP announce new dairy-beef partnership – ‘Horizon’

Dale Farm and ABP announce new dairy-beef partnership – ‘Horizon’

Northern Irish dairy processor Dale Farm and beef processor ABP have joined forces to launch an initiative aimed at “building...

January 14, 2020

ABP workers in Lurgan to begin strike on Monday

ABP workers in Lurgan to begin strike on Monday

Production staff at ABP’s Lurgan plant have said they will start a 24-hour strike on Monday as a row over...

October 31, 2019

20 Angus-cross calves presented to NI teenagers

20 Angus-cross calves presented to NI teenagers

Four teams of students from Northern Ireland secondary schools left this year’s Balmoral Show with a very special prize –...

May 21, 2019

Industry makes calls for new Northern Ireland agri-food marketing body

Industry makes calls for new Northern Ireland agri-food marketing body

The managing director of one of the region’s biggest meat processors has called for Northern Ireland to have its own...

May 16, 2019

Paramedic: ‘Don’t put the farm work above your own health’

Paramedic: ‘Don’t put the farm work above your own health’

One of the UK’s highest honoured air ambulance paramedics has spoken of his admiration for Northern Ireland’s farming community –...

May 15, 2019

Angus Challenge semi-finalists impress judges with wide farming interests

Angus Challenge semi-finalists impress judges with wide farming interests

Teams of young people vying for the chance to rear their own Angus-cross calves have impressed judges with their interest in...

March 15, 2019

Teens to compete in ABP Angus Young Challenge semi-final

Teens to compete in ABP Angus Young Challenge semi-final

More than 50 teenagers from across Northern Ireland will be showcasing their beef production knowledge at the ABP Angus Youth...

March 8, 2019