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Canada pledges $40m for grain storage in Ukraine

Canada pledges $40m for grain storage in Ukraine

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has launched a $40 million project funded by Canada to...

August 4, 2022

IGFA welcomes resumption of grain exports from ports in Ukraine

IGFA welcomes resumption of grain exports from ports in Ukraine

The Irish Grain and Feed Association (IGFA) has welcomed the resumption of grain and oilseed exports from Ukraine through the...

August 4, 2022

First grain ship from Ukraine arrives in Turkey for inspection

First grain ship from Ukraine arrives in Turkey for inspection

The first cargo ship transporting grain from Ukraine since the Russian invasion began has landed in Turkey for inspection. The...

August 3, 2022

Russian missiles strike Ukraine port day after grain deal

Russian missiles strike Ukraine port day after grain deal

Less than 24 hours after a landmark deal was signed to allow grain exports resume through ports in Ukraine, Russian...

July 23, 2022

‘Beacon of hope’ – Ukraine and Russia sign grain deal

‘Beacon of hope’ – Ukraine and Russia sign grain deal

Russia and Ukraine have today (Friday, July 22) signed a deal allowing for grain to be exported from Black Sea...

July 22, 2022

Harvest 2022: Northern hemisphere roundup

Harvest 2022: Northern hemisphere roundup

The Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board (AHDB) is confirming that the northern hemisphere wheat harvest is now well underway. The...

July 22, 2022

UN: Ukraine grain export deal could be signed next week

UN: Ukraine grain export deal could be signed next week

The United Nations (UN) secretary-general has said that a deal allowing for the resumption of grain exports from Ukraine could...

July 14, 2022

WTO pledges to support Ukraine agri-food exports

WTO pledges to support Ukraine agri-food exports

Over 50 members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) have committed to supporting Ukraine to export agri-food products. Ireland was...

June 13, 2022

UN: Food and fertiliser from Russia must return to world markets

UN: Food and fertiliser from Russia must return to world markets

The United Nations (UN) has said that food and fertiliser produced by Russia and Belarus must return to world markets...

May 19, 2022

Impact of conflict in Ukraine on global meat supplies

Impact of conflict in Ukraine on global meat supplies

The thoughts of market analysts are now turning to the impact of the conflict in Ukraine on global meat supplies....

May 10, 2022

Unprecedented challenges facing farming and food in NI – NIGTA

Unprecedented challenges facing farming and food in NI – NIGTA

Farming and food in Northern Ireland are facing a number of unprecedented challenges at the present time. That was the...

April 11, 2022

Bayer suspends all ‘non-essential business’ in Russia and Belarus

Bayer suspends all ‘non-essential business’ in Russia and Belarus

Global life sciences company Bayer has suspended all “non-essential” business in Russia and Belarus as a result of the Russian...

March 15, 2022

John Deere suspends shipments to Russia

John Deere suspends shipments to Russia

John Deere has suspended its shipments of machinery to Russia amid the country’s ongoing conflict with Ukraine. In a statement,...

March 10, 2022

UK to phase out Russian oil imports

UK to phase out Russian oil imports

As a response to Russia’s invasion on Ukraine, the UK will phase out imports of Russian oil by the end...

March 9, 2022

2022 World Ploughing Contest in Russia cancelled

2022 World Ploughing Contest in Russia cancelled

The World Ploughing Contest 2022, which was set to be held in Russia in August, has been cancelled after that...

March 4, 2022

Cows tested with VR glasses to ‘improve mood’ of herd

Cows tested with VR glasses to ‘improve mood’ of herd

A prototype of virtual reality (VR) glasses was tested on dairy cows on a farm in Russia to improve cow...

November 29, 2019

Feed demand soars in Northern Ireland as mills struggle to secure materials

Feed demand soars in Northern Ireland as mills struggle to secure materials

The continuing dry weather and poor growing conditions in Northern Ireland have created an unprecedented demand for feed materials to...

July 23, 2018

Russian firm to assemble Zetor tractors near Moscow

Russian firm to assemble Zetor tractors near Moscow

Zetor has entered the Russian tractor market. The first components are now being shipped to an assembly plant near Moscow. The...

May 23, 2017