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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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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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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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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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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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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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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