N.Ireland

Video: ‘Black beauty’ Fendt fleet is a familiar sight in the north-west

Video: ‘Black beauty’ Fendt fleet is a familiar sight in the north-west

Agricultural contracting businesses can sometimes happen by ‘accident’, when farmers progressively expand and employ their own machinery to do the...

May 3, 2017

New YFCU president will ensure that the voice of young farmers will be heard

New YFCU president will ensure that the voice of young farmers will be heard

The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) will continue to raise the bar in the context of its stakeholder involvement...

April 30, 2017

Discussions underway to find a single agri-food Brexit strategy for Northern Ireland

Discussions underway to find a single agri-food Brexit strategy for Northern Ireland

According to Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association (NIFDA) Chairman Declan Billington, discussions are ongoing between his organisation and the...

April 30, 2017

Newry Show 2017 to host Aberdeen Angus extravaganza

Newry Show 2017 to host Aberdeen Angus extravaganza

This year’s Newry Show represents the focus of Ireland’s commitment to the World Aberdeen Angus Forum 2017, which will also...

April 29, 2017

Farmer convicted and fined for illegally connecting to public water mains

Farmer convicted and fined for illegally connecting to public water mains

A farmer in Northern Ireland has been convicted and fined for illegally connecting to a public water mains at a...

April 25, 2017

UFU: Every £1 invested in agriculture delivers £7.40 to rural areas

UFU: Every £1 invested in agriculture delivers £7.40 to rural areas

Cheap food imports into the UK must not be allowed to become a consequence of Brexit, according to Ulster Farmers’...

April 25, 2017

UFU seeks answers to cattle identity anomalies

UFU seeks answers to cattle identity anomalies

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has confirmed that it has been in discussions with DAERA (Department of Agriculture, Environment and...

April 24, 2017

Food industry in Northern Ireland responds to general election call

Food industry in Northern Ireland responds to general election call

The food industry in Northern Ireland has responded to the general election call in the UK, which will take place...

April 23, 2017

UK general election comes at an ‘uncertain time for farming’

UK general election comes at an ‘uncertain time for farming’

The UK goes to the polls on Thursday, June 8, in what is now widely regarded as a second referendum...

April 22, 2017

LMC to play key role within new food marketing body for NI

LMC to play key role within new food marketing body for NI

The Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) will play a critically important role as part of the over-arching responsibilities assumed by...

April 21, 2017

Young motorcyclist dies following a collision with a tractor

Young motorcyclist dies following a collision with a tractor

A young motorcyclist has died following a collision with a tractor in Northern Ireland yesterday, April 19. The motorcyclist was...

April 20, 2017

Road closed following a collision between a tractor and motorcycle

Road closed following a collision between a tractor and motorcycle

A road near Gilford in Co. Down has been closed following a road traffic collision between a tractor and a motorcycle...

April 19, 2017

Animal medication worth £11,000 stolen from vet clinic in the North

Animal medication worth £11,000 stolen from vet clinic in the North

Some £11,000 (€13,119) worth of animal medication and vaccines has been stolen from Lurgan Vet Clinic in Co. Armagh, the...

April 18, 2017

NI college farm shows how to balance agri production and the environment

NI college farm shows how to balance agri production and the environment

The Greenmount Hill Farm is situated at Glenwherry in Co. Antrim. Partially located within the Antrim Hills Special Protection Area...

April 17, 2017

Agri students ‘impress food leaders’ at industry-focused event

Agri students ‘impress food leaders’ at industry-focused event

Agricultural Technology students from the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) Greenmount Campus put on an “impressive show”...

April 16, 2017

NI agri college draws 1,000 visitors to three spring open days

NI agri college draws 1,000 visitors to three spring open days

Enniskillen, Greenmount and Loughry Campuses of the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) recently held a series of...

April 14, 2017

Reminder: £1m vintage tractor auction all set to kick off in Tyrone

Reminder: £1m vintage tractor auction all set to kick off in Tyrone

A collection of vintage machinery and tractors is expected to make £1m (€1.16m) at auction tomorrow, April 15. The sale...

April 14, 2017

‘Have a local leg of lamb for your Easter holiday’

‘Have a local leg of lamb for your Easter holiday’

Consumers are encouraged to buy local for their traditional Easter feed of lamb – in both Northern Ireland and the...

April 13, 2017