NEW FACES AT NIGTA
The Northern Ireland Grain Trade Association recently held their annual general meeting and are pleased to announce a number of changes to the office...

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TIGHT SUPPLY DRIVES UP FEED AND FERTILISER PRICES
A number of global drivers are combining to push up prices of key farm inputs according to the local supply trade body. Weather in South America is...

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PIG RESEARCH CONSORTIUM REPORT
The challenges of reducing the impact of intensive agriculture on the environment are being addressed at all sectors of the Agri-food chain. The...

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BREXIT CHALLENGES
Local feed businesses will face major challenges in the absence of a trade deal between the EU and the UK by the end of the transition period on the...

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Trade impact of COVID 19
The impact of the Covid 19 Pandemic on trade and the global economy has been significant and will be felt across every aspect of our daily lives. It...

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NIGTA WELCOMES PROTEIN PILOT
The Northern Ireland Grain Trade Association has welcomed the proposed pilot scheme to promote the growing of protein crops in the province and are...

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FEED PRICE CONCERNS
The rapid increase in cereal prices in recent weeks signals a price warning for the local livestock sector and will inevitably be reflected in more...

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BREXIT UNCERTAINTY CONTINUES -
Local feed businesses are having to put some purchasing decisions on hold as uncertainty continues in relation to the operation of the Northern...

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FIRMER PRICES FOR FEED MATERIALS
The new decade has started with a significant hardening of prices across a range of feed materials.   A combination of technical factors are in play...

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BREXIT DEAL FAILS TO DELIVER FRICTIONLESS TRADE
The announcement on Christmas Eve that the EU and the UK had concluded a Trade Deal has brought a collective sigh of relief from the local business...

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GRAIN AND FEED PRICES RISE IN THE BREXIT COUNTDOWN
Another month closer to 1st January and there is still no clarity as to how trade in feed materials will be regulated at the end of the Brexit...

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N IRELAND MUST HAVE A VOICE AT BREXIT NEGOTIATION
With the worlds’ attention diverted by the ongoing Covid–19 pandemic the clock is steadily counting down to 31st December and the end of the...

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NIGTA FACES THE CHALLENGES ...
The dawning of a new year (and a new decade) brings hope - much needed after a prolonged period of confusion, uncertainty and political turmoil....

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