N.Ireland

CAFRE farm walk in Enniskillen to focus on EFS

CAFRE farm walk in Enniskillen to focus on EFS

Northern Ireland’s College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) is set to host a farm walk at its Enniskillen...

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Sheepdog trials to return in person and on livestream

Sheepdog trials to return in person and on livestream

The International Sheep Dog Society’s (ISDS's) major trials are set to make a full return this month, with visitors invited...

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Report: Key role of fast-growing conifers in carbon sequestration

Report: Key role of fast-growing conifers in carbon sequestration

An official UK report has highlighted the potential of plantations of fast-growing conifers to sequester extremely high levels of carbon...

August 9, 2022

Flock management – output per labour unit

Flock management – output per labour unit

In terms of flock management, Glasgow Veterinary School academic, George King believes that output per labour unit will be the...

August 9, 2022

Sheep Ireland – sustainable genetic gain

Sheep Ireland – sustainable genetic gain

The myriad sources of data now available to Sheep Ireland is allowing the organisation to achieve the role it was...

August 8, 2022

Teagasc Oak Park to host ‘Healthy Oats’ trials visit

Teagasc Oak Park to host ‘Healthy Oats’ trials visit

Teagasc Oak Park is to host a ‘Healthy Oats’ trials visit for growers and industry stakeholders on Wednesday of this...

August 8, 2022

Harvest update: Heavy rain temporarily stalled work

Harvest update: Heavy rain temporarily stalled work

While last weekend’s heavy rain brought the harvest to a halt, Teagasc is confirming that combines are now back in...

August 5, 2022

FAO: Cereals and vegetable oils drive down food price index

FAO: Cereals and vegetable oils drive down food price index

Global food commodity prices have dropped in July, with vegetable oils and cereals leading the decline in the food price...

August 5, 2022

Cheffins holds Rampton sale as vendors head down under

Cheffins holds Rampton sale as vendors head down under

Cheffins will be hosting a major machinery auction on behalf of Haywood Farms Ltd. in Rampton, Cambridgeshire in September. Taking...

August 4, 2022

US scientists restore organ function in dead pigs

US scientists restore organ function in dead pigs

Researchers from Yale University in the US have successfully restored cellular and organ function in pigs a full hour after...

August 4, 2022

ARCZero to host farm walk on Coleraine farm

ARCZero to host farm walk on Coleraine farm

ARCZero, a farmer-led European Innovation Project co-funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and the Department of...

August 4, 2022

ABP wins 20 stars at 2022 Great Taste awards

ABP wins 20 stars at 2022 Great Taste awards

ABP has been awarded a total of 20 stars for 14 of its products at the prestigious annual 2022 Great...

August 4, 2022

IGFA welcomes resumption of grain exports from ports in Ukraine

IGFA welcomes resumption of grain exports from ports in Ukraine

The Irish Grain and Feed Association (IGFA) has welcomed the resumption of grain and oilseed exports from Ukraine through the...

August 4, 2022

Tributes paid following death of Co. Antrim cattle breeder

Tributes paid following death of Co. Antrim cattle breeder

Tributes have been paid following the passing of the well-known Co. Antrim-based Limousin cattle breeder, Ian Davidson. The British Limousin...

August 3, 2022

Kuhn enters bright new future with Aura autonomous feeder

Kuhn enters bright new future with Aura autonomous feeder

Robots scurrying quietly about the countryside, undertaking the task of us mere mortals has long been talked about as an...

August 2, 2022

Clogher Valley Show goes from strength to strength

Clogher Valley Show goes from strength to strength

Amazing crowds and tremendous weather were the order of the day at this year’s Clogher Valley Show – its first...

August 2, 2022

NI water invests a further £2.5m in Mourne Wall repairs

NI water invests a further £2.5m in Mourne Wall repairs

Northern Ireland (NI) Water has announced a further £2.5 million to carry out the second phase of repairs to the...

August 2, 2022

Cranswick records revenue increase of 7.6% in second quarter results

Cranswick records revenue increase of 7.6% in second quarter results

Cranswick Country Foods has revealed a revenue increase of 7.6% in its first quarter results for 2022. UK revenue across...

August 2, 2022