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New environmental course for GCSE/AS-level students in NI

New environmental course for GCSE/AS-level students in NI

General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and Advanced Subsidiary (AS)-level secondary school students in Northern Ireland will be able to...

Beef Focus: ‘Growing multi-species swards requires a total mindset change’

Beef Focus: ‘Growing multi-species swards requires a total mindset change’

The Turley family, based in Downpatrick, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, are suckler and beef farmers embarking on a new venture...

Table: The effect of low soil pH on fertiliser utilisation

Table: The effect of low soil pH on fertiliser utilisation

On many beef and sheep farms, in particular where ground is rented, farmers can be reluctant to spend money on...

Irish beef price surpasses UK price for first time in 11 years

Irish beef price surpasses UK price for first time in 11 years

The latest figures show that for the week ending May 28, the average Irish R3 steer price was 7c/kg ahead...

Tributes paid to farming contractor’s son who died following crash

Tributes paid to farming contractor’s son who died following crash

Tributes are being paid to a Co. Derry, Northern Ireland teenager, named locally as Max Boggs, who died following a...

Assessment of Mournes wildfire damage underway

Assessment of Mournes wildfire damage underway

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) and the Police Service...

Tesco supports its UK egg suppliers with new contracts

Tesco supports its UK egg suppliers with new contracts

Tesco has today (Thursday, May 26) announced new five-year contracts for all of its five shell egg suppliers. These are:...

Avian Influenza Prevention Zone in NI lifted

Avian Influenza Prevention Zone in NI lifted

The Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) which was introduced back in November to help slow the spread of bird flu...

Sowing white clover: Advice for beef and sheep farms

Sowing white clover: Advice for beef and sheep farms

The benefits of sowing white clover was one of the key topics discussed at a recent farm walk near Maguiresbridge...

Beef Focus: Managing rising costs on Fermanagh beef farm

Beef Focus: Managing rising costs on Fermanagh beef farm

Managing the rising costs on beef and sheep farms was the central theme of a series of farm walks hosted...

UK food import-control delays caused by regulatory challenge post-Brexit

UK food import-control delays caused by regulatory challenge post-Brexit

The ongoing delay to the implementation of food import-controls by the UK in the wake of Brexit is being partially...

Over 1,900 UK farmers partook in the Big Farmland Bird Count

Over 1,900 UK farmers partook in the Big Farmland Bird Count

Over 1,900 farmers took part in this year’s Big Farmland Bird Count, organised by the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust...

First-time vendor sells bull for ‘world record’ price at Carlisle

First-time vendor sells bull for ‘world record’ price at Carlisle

What has been described as a world-record paid has been paid at the British Limousin Cattle Society’s annual May bull...

Holstein UK CEO Sue Cope passes away

Holstein UK CEO Sue Cope passes away

Sue Cope, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Holstein UK, passed away yesterday (Wednesday, May 11) after a short battle...

Goat farm fined after worker fatally struck by telehandler

Goat farm fined after worker fatally struck by telehandler

A goat farm in Yorkshire has been fined £180,000 and ordered to pay £20,000 in costs for safety breaches that...

NI: Less than a week to submit Single Applications

NI: Less than a week to submit Single Applications

Farmers in Northern Ireland have less than a week to submit Single Applications without financial penalty. The deadline for submission...

Poots retains Stormont seat following Assembly election

Poots retains Stormont seat following Assembly election

Northern Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Edwin Poots has retained a seat in the Assembly, following the...

Antrim farmer fined £1,250 for causing water pollution

Antrim farmer fined £1,250 for causing water pollution

A 58-year-old farmer from Co. Antrim has been fined £1,250, and ordered to pay a £15 offender levy, for water...