Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Ireland's National Dairy Council advertisement pulled for greenwashing claims
The Advertising Standards Authority of the Republic of Ireland (ASAI) has upheld a complaint against Ireland's National Dairy Council (NDC) for "greenwashing" in a recent advertisement, Plant Based News reported.
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Northern Ireland, UK farm incomes nearly halved last year
Farm incomes in Northern Ireland, the United Kingdom, almost halved in 2023, new figures from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Daera) show.
Friday, July 5, 2024
Under two million cattle calves born in Ireland this year as of June 28
The number of cattle calves born this year in Ireland, as of June 28, has fallen by over 34,500 head, according to the latest figures from the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF).
Friday, June 28, 2024
Vietnam and Ireland sign MoU to boost diplomatic and trade cooperation
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Do Thanh Trung and Ireland's Minister of State Martin Heydon signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance diplomatic and trade cooperation between the two nations, Vietnam News ...
Friday, May 31, 2024
Drop in Ireland's total beef kill in week ending May 19
Ireland's latest beef kill figures showed that the country's total beef kill in the week ending May 19, totalled just over 31,200 head or just under 700 head of cattle below the same week of 2023.
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Republic of Ireland High Court dismisses challenge over chicken rearing plant license
The High Court of the Republic of Ireland has ruled against a challenge brought over a decision by the country's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant an industrial emissions license to a chicken rearing plant in Co Limerick, Irish ...
Monday, February 19, 2024
Ireland-based salmon producer CCET completes nearly US$600,000 investment
Connemara, Ireland-based farmed salmon producer Cill Chiaráin Éisc Teoranta (CCET) has completed a substantial €543,000 (US$581,891) investment with support from Brexit Adjustment Reserve (BAR) funding.
Friday, February 16, 2024
Northern Ireland vets warn proposed bTB compensation cuts could be unfair
A body representing Northern Ireland veterinarians has voiced concerns over proposed cuts to compensation rates for bovine tuberculosis (bTB), labelling them as potentially unfair to farmers, BBC News reported.
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Irish farm bodies welcome resumption of Ireland's beef exports to China
The resumption of Ireland's beef exports to China has been welcomed by Irish farm bodies.
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Republic of Ireland's organic meat production to significantly increase by 2030
Data presented at the Bord Bia Meat Marketing Seminar 2024 revealed that the Republic of Ireland anticipates a significant increase in organic beef and lamb production by 2030, Agriland reported.
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Consultation in Northern Ireland, UK, seeks to lower compensation for cattle with bovine tuberculosis
A consultation on reducing compensation rates for cattle with bovine tuberculosis (bTB) has begun in Northern Ireland, the United Kingdom.
Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Weak milk prices, bad weather blamed for sharp drop in Ireland's 2023 milk production
The steep fall in Ireland's milk production figures for 2023 was down to several factors including milk price at below the cost of production and extremely difficult weather conditions that had cows being housed earlier than normal, accordi ...
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
Ireland close to securing beef access in South Korea
The Republic of Ireland is on the verge of securing access to the South Korean beef market, with the National Assembly of South Korea advancing Ireland's application to the next stage this week, Irish Examiner reported.
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Republic of Ireland open to exploring bovine tuberculosis vaccines for cattle
The Republic of Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine (DAFM) has expressed openness to exploring bovine tuberculosis (TB) vaccines for cattle, as shared by Dr Damien Barrett, senior superintending veterinary inspector at ...
Monday, December 11, 2023
Adjustments to Ireland's beef breeding index expected to driver farmers' profitability
Changes to Ireland's beef breeding index will enhance profitability for farmers, according to the country's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue.

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