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Truss announces unilateral action on Northern Ireland Protocol

Truss announces unilateral action on Northern Ireland Protocol

Today’s parliamentary statement from UK foreign secretary, Liz Truss, announced selective unilateral action regarding the implementation of the Northern Ireland...

May 17, 2022

Minister Edwin Poots responds to EU audit report

Minister Edwin Poots responds to EU audit report

Last week an EU audit report, assessing the system of controls in place for animals entering Northern Ireland, was submitted...

February 1, 2022

Opinion: Poots fighting for his political life

Opinion: Poots fighting for his political life

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots is fighting for his political life in the wake of his failure to secure...

January 29, 2022

Report: EU policies undermined the farming of oilseed rape in Europe

Report: EU policies undermined the farming of oilseed rape in Europe

Contradictory EU policies first encouraged and then undermined the farming of oilseed rape in Europe, according to a new analysis...

January 26, 2022

Global dairy markets: ‘Steady as she goes’ according to AHDB

Global dairy markets: ‘Steady as she goes’ according to AHDB

The Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board (AHDB) is confirming that global dairy markets will remain strong in the short-term, which...

May 14, 2021

New EU import control measures will impact on Northern Ireland Protocol

New EU import control measures will impact on Northern Ireland Protocol

The European Commission has confirmed to AgriLand that the EU’s new import control measures (ICS2) will impact on the Northern...

March 18, 2021

EU introduces new import control measures

EU introduces new import control measures

The European Commission has launched the EU’s new import control system: ICS2. This represents a major reinforcement of the Customs...

March 15, 2021

Commission sends letter of formal notice to UK over NI Protocol

Commission sends letter of formal notice to UK over NI Protocol

The European Commission has sent a letter of formal notice to the UK government over its decision to unilaterally delay...

March 15, 2021

McAleer concerned over UK’s commitment to gene-editing

McAleer concerned over UK’s commitment to gene-editing

The chairman of Stormont’s Committee on Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Declan McAleer MLA, has cautioned against the public commitment...

January 12, 2021

Organic production on the rise across the European Union

Organic production on the rise across the European Union

The latest agriculture, forestry and fishery statistics from the European Union confirm that organic food output continues to increase across...

December 30, 2020

New rules for pet travel in 2021 for those leaving Britain

New rules for pet travel in 2021 for those leaving Britain

Pet owners are being encouraged to check the latest government advice about travelling from Great Britain to Northern Ireland or...

December 16, 2020

EU puts forward contingency measures for possibility of a no-deal Brexit

EU puts forward contingency measures for possibility of a no-deal Brexit

The European Commission has put forward a set of targeted contingency measures ensuring basic reciprocal air and road connectivity between...

December 10, 2020

UK and EU agree ‘in principle’ on rules regarding Northern Ireland following Brexit

UK and EU agree ‘in principle’ on rules regarding Northern Ireland following Brexit

The EU and UK have today (Tuesday December 8) agreed ‘in principle’ the rules surrounding the implementation of the Protocol...

December 8, 2020

‘Reckless and stupid’ to pursue Brexit uncertainty – Toibín

‘Reckless and stupid’ to pursue Brexit uncertainty – Toibín

Aontú Leader and Meath TD Peadar Tóibín has called for an extension of the Brexit deal negotiation and implementation period...

November 16, 2020

48 arrested in Italy after mafia-linked group defrauds EU agri-funds

48 arrested in Italy after mafia-linked group defrauds EU agri-funds

Authorities in Italy, assisted by the EU’s anti-fraud office, have arrested 48 people in connection with a scheme to defraud...

October 29, 2020

COPA elects Christiane Lambert as its new President

COPA elects Christiane Lambert as its new President

The EU farming body COPA has elected Christiane Lambert to lead the organisation for the next two years. Lambert takes...

September 22, 2020

UK parliament to vote on bill which would ‘breach’ Northern Ireland Protocol

UK parliament to vote on bill which would ‘breach’ Northern Ireland Protocol

The parliament in the UK will today (Monday, September 14) vote on legislation which the EU says would “breach” the...

September 14, 2020

Call for clarity on vet checks as next round of EU negotiations begins

Call for clarity on vet checks as next round of EU negotiations begins

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has added its weight to calls for clarity on the arrangements for the movement of...

August 22, 2020