Category Archives: Agribusiness

The technology ‘revolution’

Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Secretary of State Michael Gove MP has likened the role of emerging technologies within UK agriculture in the coming years to a “revolution”. Speaking...

Driving environmental improvement

Farmers must act to help restore the significant losses in biodiversity in rural areas that have been witnessed over recent years, according to Nature Matters’ sustainable land use spokesman, John Martin. “This...

Farm support beyond Brexit

Once the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, London will become the core driver of farm support policy and funding in Northern Ireland. Richard Halleron analyses the potential direction of travel. Agriculture...

Agriculture: a waiting game

These are parlous times for agriculture in Northern Ireland, with Brexit looming large over the industry. One wrong move on the part of those fronting up for the industry in the continuing...

Demand for wool set to grow

Demand for wool is set to grow significantly over the coming years, according to the chairman of Ulster Wool and Northern Ireland’s regional British Wool representative Brendan Kelly. British Wool, formerly the...