Will Irish Slaughter Deal Affect Competition?
The European Commission’s competition authority has given the go-ahead to the deal that will see the leading Irish beef processor ABP take a 50 per cent stake in Slaney Foods. … Continue reading
Agricultural Trade Balance Shifting to Developing Countries
The balance of global agricultural trade is continuing to shift from the developed blocs to developing countries. The latest World Trade Statistics Review published by the World Trade Organisation shows … Continue reading
EU Global Leader in Agri-food Exports
The European Union is the global leader in exports pf agricultural produce and food. According to the latest annual report on the EU’s agri-food trade, over the last year these … Continue reading
How Quickly Can Russia’s Poultry Meat Production Grow?
Russia could be heading towards self-sufficiency in poultry meat production more quickly than anticipated. Latest figures from the Russian statistical office and the Russian Agriculture Ministry show that production of … Continue reading
How Will Agriculture Be Affected by Review on Antibiotic Use?
Reducing the unnecessary use of antibiotics in agriculture globally is one of the main conclusions in the O’Neill Review on Antimicrobial Resistance published last week. The report lays down 10 … Continue reading
Is Russia Nearing Self-sufficiency in Meat?
How far has Russia come down the road to self-sufficiency in the meat sector? The government has declared the aim of not relying on meat imports to sustain the market … Continue reading
Good Grass Quality Silage Basis to Dairy Profits
Grass, combining good forage with quality grass-based silage is the most cost-effective way to feed dairy cows. While grazed systems for dairy cattle have the potential for the best … Continue reading
Dairy Sector Influencing European Beef Market Developments
The fortunes of the European beef sector this year rely heavily on the developments within the European and global dairy sectors. According to the French market analysts France AgriMer, the … Continue reading
Could EU-US Trade Deal Collapse over Cloning?
Animal cloning and food products derived from cloned animals could be the stumbling block for agreement in the EU-US Trans-Atlantic Trade Agreement. In September this year, the European parliament beefed … Continue reading