The continued dry weather and poor growing conditions have created an unprecedented demand for feed materials to compensate for the shortage of grass...

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The implications of the UK withdrawal from the EU are the subject of much speculation and the Agri-Supply trade, like most sectors of our economy are...

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FEED TRADE FACES CHALLENGES OF 2018
2018 will be a year of many challenges for the provinces Agri-food sector – and not least in the area of farm supplies according to Keith Agnew...

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WEAK CURRENCY ADDS TO IMPORT BILL
 The falling value of sterling is adding millions of pounds to the UK’s import bill every day. The good news for livestock farmers dependent on the...

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As businesses across the UK attempt to plan for the effects of the forthcoming withdrawal from the European Union, trade bodies within every sector...

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While the province is still firmly clasped in the grip of winter most farmers will be hoping for some spring like weather very soon. The early start...

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FEED FORUM NOVEMBER 2017
As farmers struggle to salvage the last of their silage crops from waterlogged fields it is obvious that they face a difficult winter. For many,...

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OFFICIAL RECOGNITION OF HIGH STANDARDS IN THE FEED SECTOR
High standards of safety and manufacturing integrity are a feature of Feed businesses in Northern Ireland and the success of the industry assurance...

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FIRMER FEEL TO FEED MARKETS
Traders have been surprised by the activity of fund buyers in driving commodity prices upwards in recent weeks in spite of plentiful supplies of the...

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MARKETS ON THE MOVE
Following many months of subdued markets with no major supply issues and only the vagaries of currency bringing any volatility to prices the new year...

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INTENSIVE FARMING CAN BE SUSTAINABLE
Sustainable intensification of farming and food production can be achieved - but only through commitment from all partners and the application of new...

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WEATHER DICTATES HARVEST OUTCOME
With the new harvest imminent in many of the main crop producing countries in the world growers and traders will be paying close attention to the...

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TIME TO SAMPLE SOILS
With the 1st of February signalling the start of slurry spreading most farmers will still have a chance to collect and analyse some soil samples...

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