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China will control the tenor of the UK and global food markets

China will control the tenor of the UK and global food markets

It can be taken for granted that the UK government intends securing free trade arrangements with countries around the world,...

February 10, 2021

‘Irish Grass Fed Standard’ starting to make its mark in the UK

‘Irish Grass Fed Standard’ starting to make its mark in the UK

Last autumn’s launch of Bord Bia’s ‘Grass Fed Standard’ marketing initiative is helping to deliver an enhanced profile for Irish...

January 7, 2021

Closure of UK-French border has left ‘lorry loads worth millions of pounds being spoiled’

Closure of UK-French border has left ‘lorry loads worth millions of pounds being spoiled’

The UK government is continuing to hold talks with its French counterparts on reopening the border between the UK and...

December 22, 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

Ireland to open new consulate in UK as Brexit looms

Ireland to open new consulate in UK as Brexit looms

Ireland will open a new consulate in the UK in the new year to improve Irish-British relations, as the Brexit...

November 16, 2020

UK beef to be served up in the US at AHDB launch event

UK beef to be served up in the US at AHDB launch event

The first shipment of UK beef to the US will be sampled by key influencers and buyers across three states...

October 5, 2020

UK-Japan trade deal will bring new opportunities for farmers – NFU

UK-Japan trade deal will bring new opportunities for farmers – NFU

A post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and Japan has been welcomed by the National Farmers Union (NFU). The UK’s...

September 15, 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

Harvest halted by heavy rain in parts of the UK

Harvest halted by heavy rain in parts of the UK

Heavy rain hit the UK this week and flooded fields amidst what is a difficult harvest – similar to Ireland....

August 19, 2020

Bison to be introduced to British woodland

Bison to be introduced to British woodland

Europe’s largest land mammal will be introduced to a British woodland in a bid to “restore its ecosystem”. The ‘Wilder...

July 16, 2020

Future of EU-UK trade deal remains unclear

Future of EU-UK trade deal remains unclear

The future of trade deal negotiations between the UK and the EU remains unclear, with the UK’s chief negotiator writing...

May 26, 2020

UK announces 3-week lockdown to halt spread of Covid-19

UK announces 3-week lockdown to halt spread of Covid-19

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a three-week lockdown for Britain in an effort to contain Covid-19. In an...

March 24, 2020

Farm fire started…by ‘pigs and a pedometer’

Farm fire started…by ‘pigs and a pedometer’

Firefighters were called out to a fire at a farm over the weekend – only to find that the blaze...

March 9, 2020

Farming ‘not important’ to economy – senior UK government aide

Farming ‘not important’ to economy – senior UK government aide

One of the most senior (UK) government advisors has apparently said that Britain does not need its farming or fishing...

March 2, 2020

EU-UK negotiations set to kick-off next month

EU-UK negotiations set to kick-off next month

It is expected that the first formal meeting between EU and UK free-trade deal negotiators will take place early next...

February 27, 2020

Cattle rescued following close call with slurry store

Cattle rescued following close call with slurry store

A number of cattle have been safely rescued following an incident where livestock gained access to a slurry store on...

January 23, 2020

Video: Jovial Jerseys in jumpers the star attractions in festive footage

Video: Jovial Jerseys in jumpers the star attractions in festive footage

The unusual sight of four Jersey cows kitted out in matching Christmas jumpers with their farmer owner is the centre-piece...

December 26, 2019

Overturned lorry load of Brussels sprouts causes road closure

Overturned lorry load of Brussels sprouts causes road closure

An overturned lorry on a UK road caused quite a stir this week and could well affect supplies of a...

December 19, 2019