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Westminster is being disingenuous to UK farmers – LMC chief executive

Westminster is being disingenuous to UK farmers – LMC chief executive

There is now a total disconnect between the UK’s trade, climate-change and food-standards policies, according to Livestock and Meat Commission...

November 12, 2021

LMC calls for single climate bill for Northern Ireland

LMC calls for single climate bill for Northern Ireland

Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, believes there is scope for politicians at Stormont to agree on...

October 19, 2021

Schools are queuing up to host LMC beef and lamb cookery demos

Schools are queuing up to host LMC beef and lamb cookery demos

The Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) is confirming large numbers of schools across Northern Ireland have submitted requests to host...

September 23, 2021

LMC welcomes new farm policy framework for Northern Ireland

LMC welcomes new farm policy framework for Northern Ireland

Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, has welcomed the principles espoused within the ‘Future...

September 13, 2021

bTB eradication in Northern Ireland could open up new markets for beef – LMC

bTB eradication in Northern Ireland could open up new markets for beef – LMC

Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, believes that the ongoing review of the Bovine...

September 6, 2021

56% of NI prime cattle beef kill from suckler-bred stock

56% of NI prime cattle beef kill from suckler-bred stock

During the second quarter of 2021, suckler-bred cattle accounted for 56% of the total prime cattle beef kill in Northern...

August 15, 2021

UK beef trade continues to improve despite Irish trend

UK beef trade continues to improve despite Irish trend

The beef trade for prime cattle in the UK is continuing to improve despite ongoing efforts by Irish beef processors...

August 13, 2021

Meat consumption on the rise in Northern Ireland

Meat consumption on the rise in Northern Ireland

The Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland (LMC) has highlighted the most recent meat consumption trends contained within a...

August 12, 2021

Industry reveals radical plans for NI’s new suckler and sheep support

Industry reveals radical plans for NI’s new suckler and sheep support

Radical proposals for future farm support for suckler and sheep farmers have been put forward by Northern Ireland’s farming industry....

July 7, 2021

Exports of sheep for direct slaughter from NI to the ROI continues to fall

Exports of sheep for direct slaughter from NI to the ROI continues to fall

Exports of sheep from Northern Ireland (NI) to the Republic of Ireland (ROI) for direct slaughter this year continues to...

July 7, 2021

Farm groups commission Climate Change Bill impact assessment report

Farm groups commission Climate Change Bill impact assessment report

Northern Ireland’s agricultural industry has commissioned an impact assessment report to evaluate how ambitions for Northern Ireland to achieve net-zero...

July 5, 2021

The Greenhouse Gas Implementation Partnership looks to the future

The Greenhouse Gas Implementation Partnership looks to the future

The Greenhouse Gas Implementation Partnership (GHGIP), established in 2011, is a Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs...

July 5, 2021

Benchmarking: Even ‘bad’ figures can back up the right investment

Benchmarking: Even ‘bad’ figures can back up the right investment

Farmers have little to fear from benchmarking as even ‘bad’ results could help support investment in the right areas, according...

June 25, 2021

Average deadweight lamb prices in NI for May up £28 from last year

Average deadweight lamb prices in NI for May up £28 from last year

Average deadweight lamb prices for the month of May in Northern Ireland (NI) were up by 131.6p/kg from the same...

June 17, 2021

LMC chief executive goes international

LMC chief executive goes international

Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) for Northern Ireland chief executive, Ian Stevenson, recently took part in an international Food Systems...

June 9, 2021

Busy year ahead for beef and sheep in NI

Busy year ahead for beef and sheep in NI

According to Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, the year ahead will be a very busy one...

June 6, 2021

AMR is a growing priority for livestock farmers in NI

AMR is a growing priority for livestock farmers in NI

There is now strong evidence, confirming that Northern Ireland leads the way, in many aspects, where antimicrobial resistance (AMR) measures...

May 31, 2021

Hopes rise for NI inclusion in ‘Irish Grass Fed Beef’ PGI

Hopes rise for NI inclusion in ‘Irish Grass Fed Beef’ PGI

Recent days have seen the European Commission indicating that it would actively facilitate Northern Ireland’s participation in the ‘Irish Grass...

May 27, 2021