N.Ireland

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...

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Toyota Hilux to return to production after devastating floods

Toyota Hilux to return to production after devastating floods

The devastating floods in the KwaZulu-Natal region of South Africa in early April went largely unreported in the west despite...

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Ulster Wool to pay £8.4m for 2021 clip

Ulster Wool to pay £8.4m for 2021 clip

Ulster Wool will be making payments worth £8.4 million to its members for the 2021 clip, representing an overall average...

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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...

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Cereal acreage on the up in Northern Ireland

Cereal acreage on the up in Northern Ireland

Co. Down agronomist, Richard Owens, has confirmed a significant increase in the cereal acreage grown in Northern Ireland this year....

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How to obtain the best nitrogen use efficiency

How to obtain the best nitrogen use efficiency

High chemical-fertiliser prices have placed a focus on obtaining the best nitrogen use efficiency on dairy farms. Although fertiliser prices...

May 19, 2022

Report: Severe impact of weather events on food security

Report: Severe impact of weather events on food security

High-impact weather and climate events caused major issues for food security in 2021, according to a new report published today...

May 18, 2022

FDF call food and drinks price rise of 6.7% ‘very sobering’

FDF call food and drinks price rise of 6.7% ‘very sobering’

The 6.7% rise in the price of food and non-alcoholic drink in the UK has been described as “very sobering”...

May 18, 2022

Putin would be only winner if UK tears up NI Protocol – MEP

Putin would be only winner if UK tears up NI Protocol – MEP

A negotiated solution between the UK and the European Union is the only way to resolve the impasse on the...

May 18, 2022

Sinn Féin claims DUP holding NI farmers to ransom

Sinn Féin claims DUP holding NI farmers to ransom

Sinn Féin MLA, Declan McAleer claims that the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is holding farmers in Northern Ireland to ransom....

May 17, 2022

Poots claims Executive may not be needed to unlock Westminster funds

Poots claims Executive may not be needed to unlock Westminster funds

Northern Ireland’s agriculture minister, Edwin Poots, believes Stormont Executive approval is not required to unlock a £340 million Westminster aid...

May 17, 2022

Kramer eliminates attachment woes for hydraulic hoses

Kramer eliminates attachment woes for hydraulic hoses

When changing the bucket or other implement on a loader, one of the chores is climbing from the cab to...

May 17, 2022

Truss announces unilateral action on Northern Ireland Protocol

Truss announces unilateral action on Northern Ireland Protocol

Today’s parliamentary statement from UK foreign secretary, Liz Truss, announced selective unilateral action regarding the implementation of the Northern Ireland...

May 17, 2022

25m tonnes of maize still in Ukrainian feed stores

25m tonnes of maize still in Ukrainian feed stores

It has been estimated that up to 25 million tonnes of maize remains in Ukrainian feed stores. This is crop...

May 17, 2022

‘Agflation’ breaks through the 30% barrier

‘Agflation’ breaks through the 30% barrier

UK ‘agflation’ has been soaring since the beginning of the year and shows no sign of flattening off, according to...

May 17, 2022

Stories from the farm of agri-influencer Tom Pemberton

Stories from the farm of agri-influencer Tom Pemberton

‘Make hay while the sun shines’ is a new book from well-known UK dairy farmer and sheep producer, Tom Pemberton....

May 17, 2022

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...

May 17, 2022

Met Éireann issues warning for scattered thunderstorms

Met Éireann issues warning for scattered thunderstorms

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow thunderstorm warning for nine counties for this afternoon and evening (Monday, May 16)....

May 16, 2022