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Farmers urged to monitor outwintered livestock

Farmers urged to monitor outwintered livestock

Farmers who choose to outwinter their livestock to reduce housing and feeding costs are being encouraged to monitor their livestock...

Interesting and challenging jobs available in NI agri sector

Interesting and challenging jobs available in NI agri sector

Every month a wide range of jobs become available in the agri sector in Ireland and Northern Ireland, giving people...

Cross-border Land Incentive Scheme ‘well underway’

Cross-border Land Incentive Scheme ‘well underway’

A cross-border Land Incentive Scheme for the River Derg catchment area in Northern Ireland is currently underway, with the aim...

BVA releases 10 ‘pledges’ for parties in election

BVA releases 10 ‘pledges’ for parties in election

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has released a set of 10 pledges that it is calling on political parties to...

Government launches £50 million tree-planting scheme

Government launches £50 million tree-planting scheme

The Government has officially launched a £50 million scheme aimed towards increasing tree-planting rates in an effort to boost carbon...

Farmers warned of liver fluke risks in wet weather

Farmers warned of liver fluke risks in wet weather

Farmers in north Wales, north-west England and Scotland are being warned of the risk factors of liver fluke, due to...

Beef and sheepmeat exports rise in 2019

Beef and sheepmeat exports rise in 2019

Exports of UK beef (both fresh and frozen) increased by 18% to August of this year, while sheepmeat exports rose...

Co. Down farmer honoured with grassland award

Co. Down farmer honoured with grassland award

A sheep farmer from Co. Down has been recognised for his grassland management techniques by the British Grassland Society (BGS)....

NI farm groups meet MP to discuss beef prices

NI farm groups meet MP to discuss beef prices

Norther Ireland Farm Groups (NIFG), an umbrella group for a number of farmer representative organisations in Northern Ireland, have met...

‘Government must deliver farm labour solutions before Brexit’

‘Government must deliver farm labour solutions before Brexit’

The Government is being called on to put solutions in place to tackle farming labour issues before Brexit by the...

Retailers and wholesalers sign on for ‘Love Lamb Week’

Retailers and wholesalers sign on for ‘Love Lamb Week’

Many of the UK’s largest retailers and wholesalers have signed on to take part in a promotion campaign for protected...

‘What are the benefits from a US trade deal we don’t have already?’

‘What are the benefits from a US trade deal we don’t have already?’

The president of the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has called on the Government to explain what the opportunities are from...

Nottingham university warns of ‘forgotten disease’ in cereals

Nottingham university warns of ‘forgotten disease’ in cereals

The University of Nottingham is warning tillage farmers of a “forgotten disease that still lurks in more than half of...

Graphic: Police attend sheep attack in Wales

Graphic: Police attend sheep attack in Wales

Several sheep have been killed – and several more injured – after being attacked in south-west Wales sometime between Sunday...

GDT index sees slight fall after latest auction

GDT index sees slight fall after latest auction

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) Price Index has fallen slightly in its latest auction, which was held yesterday, Tuesday, August...

Bayer to sell off animal health division for $7.6 billion

Bayer to sell off animal health division for $7.6 billion

German pharmaceutical company Bayer will sell off its animal health business to a US company for $7.6 billion (£6.3 billion)....

Closing date approaching for ’emerging leaders’ at OFC

Closing date approaching for ’emerging leaders’ at OFC

The closing date is approaching for applications to the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) Emerging Leaders Programme. Hopefuls have just 10...

NFU pens letters to ministers to call for biofuel introduction

NFU pens letters to ministers to call for biofuel introduction

Members of the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) have penned a series of letters to Government ministers to call for the...