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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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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SAVING THE WORLD
Climate Change, Global Warming and the damage the human race is perceived to be doing to the environment are hot topics at the moment. Every news...

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MAJOR CULL OF CHINESE PIG HERD
The recent USDA report on farmer planting intentions served only to confuse the market with corn acreages exceeding expectations and soya planting...

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EFFECTIVE FERTILISING
The beautiful weather which we enjoyed in February is well and truly in the past and while grass is still plentiful in the fields it is still too...

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REGIONAL FEED MEETING
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) which represents the agri supply trade throughout the United Kingdom has recently completed a series...

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GLOBAL GRAIN MARKETS WELL SUPPLIED
The turbulent tone of grain markets in recent weeks has abated somewhat with the recent USDA reports allaying concerns about the American maize crop....

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WEATHER WOES PUSH UP MAIZE PRICES
Prolonged wet weather in the US corn belt is having a serious impact on the planting of the 2019 maize crop. With less than 60% of the crop in the...

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“DEAL OR NO DEAL” 
The recent lack of progress in the Brexit negotiation is causing major concern for the provinces Agri-food businesses. The possibility of a...

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TRAINEES WALK THE SUPPLY CHAIN
The growth in demand for animal feeds to support the rapidly expanding livestock sector in Northern Ireland has presented career opportunities for...

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PROMOTING EFFICIENT FARMING
The activities of anti-farming groups determined to discredit the production of livestock for consumption are becoming more of a concern to the...

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TACKLING THE MYCOTOXINS CHALLENGE
New methodologies are to be employed to ensure that Food Fortress members can effectively manage the growing challenge from mycotoxin contaminations...

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FEED TRADE TACKLES ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGE
Feed manufacturers and suppliers across Northern Ireland are tackling the challenges of protecting our environment through an educational program...

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