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British and Irish farmers meet to discuss NI Protocol

British and Irish farmers meet to discuss NI Protocol

Members of farm organisations from Ireland and the UK have met to discuss issues surrounding the Northern Ireland (NI) Protocol....

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UK food import-control delays caused by regulatory challenge post-Brexit

UK food import-control delays caused by regulatory challenge post-Brexit

The ongoing delay to the implementation of food import-controls by the UK in the wake of Brexit is being partially...

May 20, 2022

British vets warn delaying import checks could lead to ASF threat

British vets warn delaying import checks could lead to ASF threat

British vets have warned that delaying import checks on animals and animal products entering the UK could have serious implications...

April 28, 2022

The Fast and the Farmer-ish now casting for season two

The Fast and the Farmer-ish now casting for season two

The Fast and the Farmer-ish is looking for teams of three to take part in the television show’s second season....

April 28, 2022

BVA: Ongoing analysis on badger culling and bovine TB needed

BVA: Ongoing analysis on badger culling and bovine TB needed

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed new research on badger culling and bovine tuberculosis (TB) control in cattle, however...

March 23, 2022

UK farming unions write letter of solidarity to Ukrainian farmers

UK farming unions write letter of solidarity to Ukrainian farmers

The presidents of four UK farming unions have sent a letter expressing solidarity with Ukrainian farmers to the Ukrainian National...

March 2, 2022

Report: ‘Strong position’ of beef and growth potential for pork and lamb

Report: ‘Strong position’ of beef and growth potential for pork and lamb

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) recently launched its Foodservice 2021: Recovery, Challenges and Opportunities report including figures on...

February 1, 2022

EU audit deems NI goods checks ‘not fit for purpose’

EU audit deems NI goods checks ‘not fit for purpose’

An audit by EU Commission officials has found that the system of controls for the entry of goods and animals...

January 29, 2022

UK supermarket to remove ‘Use By’ dates from milk

UK supermarket to remove ‘Use By’ dates from milk

Morrisons supermarkets will remove the ‘Use By’ dates on 90% of its own-brand milk from January 31, to encourage customers...

January 10, 2022

UK-NZ free trade deal: How it affects the agricultural community

UK-NZ free trade deal: How it affects the agricultural community

Following 16 months of negotiations, the Prime Ministers of the UK and New Zealand – Boris Johnson and Jacinda Ardern...

October 21, 2021

Shortage of lamb imports forecast for the UK Christmas period

Shortage of lamb imports forecast for the UK Christmas period

Lamb imports for the Christmas period look likely to be tight, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)....

October 12, 2021

UK nears trade deal with New Zealand

UK nears trade deal with New Zealand

A trade deal between the UK and New Zealand could see both countries ditch tariffs as high as 10% on...

August 23, 2021

Milkman mistaken for burglar and arrested by UK police

Milkman mistaken for burglar and arrested by UK police

A milkman doing a delivery run for a local dairy was arrested by police in the UK in recent days...

August 10, 2021

UK reaches free trade agreement with Australia

UK reaches free trade agreement with Australia

The UK and Australia have reached an agreement on international trade between the two countries – which could have a...

June 15, 2021

UK-Australia trade deal could give major boost to Scotch whiskey producers

UK-Australia trade deal could give major boost to Scotch whiskey producers

A UK-Australia trade deal could include a major boost for Scotch whisky producers with the removal of a 5% tariff...

June 3, 2021

71% fall in UK imports of Irish sheepmeat in March

71% fall in UK imports of Irish sheepmeat in March

The UK recorded a drop of 71% year-on-year for March in the amount of sheepmeat imported from Ireland, the Agriculture...

May 24, 2021

Well worth keeping an eye on the UK / Australia trade deal

Well worth keeping an eye on the UK / Australia trade deal

UK International Trade Secretary Liz Truss MP went on to BBC last Sunday morning (April 25) to confirm that a...

April 27, 2021

Shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fall again

Shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fall again

Similar to what was seen in January of this year, shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK have fallen once...

April 18, 2021