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US cattle herd shows first upturn in eight years

US cattle herd shows first upturn in eight years

The US cattle herd has showed the first upturn since 2007 according to EBLEX who have analysed latest figures from the US...

February 19, 2015

Meat industry not getting enough credit for delivering higher prices – ABP boss

Meat industry not getting enough credit for delivering higher prices – ABP boss

The meat industry has not received enough credit for delivering higher prices to farmers in recent years, according to ABP’s...

February 10, 2015

US dairy industry raises concerns over regional food names in TTIP negotiations

US dairy industry raises concerns over regional food names in TTIP negotiations

Geographical indicators and common food name issues have been flagged by the US dairy sector as ‘issues’ during a Trans-Atlantic Trade...

February 6, 2015

Coca-Cola milk set to shake up the US dairy category

Coca-Cola milk set to shake up the US dairy category

Coca-Cola’s venture in liquid milk, with its Fairlife brand, has started with its launch in the US. Last year the...

February 4, 2015

US officials to visit Scottish beef plants

US officials to visit Scottish beef plants

Scotland could be the next EU country to gain access to the US beef market following Ireland’s lead last month....

January 26, 2015

Falling cattle herd sees US beef exports slide 6%

Falling cattle herd sees US beef exports slide 6%

Following a robust performance in the first half year in spite of lower production, US beef exports were back 6% on...

January 17, 2015

‘EU-US trade deal could secure 2 million jobs’

‘EU-US trade deal could secure 2 million jobs’

Securing the potential 2 million jobs that a successful EU-US trade deal (TTIP) could create in Europe is a goal...

January 5, 2015

The influence of cattle breeds in the US beef system

The influence of cattle breeds in the US beef system

Michael Cox has been studying in Iowa for the past four months where he watched the Irish beef crisis unfold....

January 3, 2015

World’s biggest tractor built to pull 80ft cultivator

World’s biggest tractor built to pull 80ft cultivator

The world’s largest tractor ‘Big Bud’ currently lives in a museum in Iowa, but it was originally custom built for...

December 25, 2014

My US farmer classmate described his ‘small’ farm as having 50 cows and 4,500 acres

My US farmer classmate described his ‘small’ farm as having 50 cows and 4,500 acres

Farm sizes in the US vary hugely, writes Michael Cox, whose farmer classmate recently told him of his ‘small’ farm...

December 25, 2014

Augusta produces 1 millionth John Deere tractor

Augusta produces 1 millionth John Deere tractor

A John Deere 5100M tractor recently marked a significant production milestone as the 1 millionth tractor produced at the company’s...

December 9, 2014

Coca-cola to launch ‘premium milk’ in the US

Coca-cola to launch ‘premium milk’ in the US

Coca-Cola is entering the world’s liquid milk market with news that it will launch a ‘premium milk’ product in the...

November 26, 2014

US agri co-ops are booming

US agri co-ops are booming

United States’ Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the country’s farmer, rancher and fishery co-operatives set a new sales record...

October 9, 2014

Fears trade deal could start a race to the bottom

Fears trade deal could start a race to the bottom

Concern is mounting that the TTIP deal with the US could have a negative impact on European food and farming standards...

September 11, 2014

TTIP – a win: lose scenario for agri food in the EU

TTIP – a win: lose scenario for agri food in the EU

There is now strong evidence to show that the proposed trade deal between the EU and the US – the...

September 11, 2014

Glanbia announces €60m Idaho investment

Glanbia announces €60m Idaho investment

In conjunction with launching its half year results today, Glanbia also announced a significant new capital investment programme within Global Ingredients...

August 20, 2014

Strong US Wheat harvest progress with remaining crops in good condition

Strong US Wheat harvest progress with remaining crops in good condition

Harvesting in the US is well underway for winter wheat, with the USDA reporting that harvest progress is ahead of...

August 7, 2014

US beef production damages the environment according to new study

US beef production damages the environment according to new study

Beef production in the US is damaging to the environment, a new study has found. The study states that US...

July 22, 2014