Balmoral Show

Angus cow-calf duo clinches Balmoral interbreed in ‘maternal masterclass’

Angus cow-calf duo clinches Balmoral interbreed in ‘maternal masterclass’

The Armour family has clinched this year’s interbreed beef championship with a “terrific” mother and calf duo. It marked the...

September 24, 2021

Royals take in sights and tastes of NI agri-food at Balmoral Show

Royals take in sights and tastes of NI agri-food at Balmoral Show

Showgoers at Balmoral Park were in good company this afternoon (September 23) as HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and...

September 23, 2021

Poots hopes Lord Deben can sway Executive on NI carbon targets

Poots hopes Lord Deben can sway Executive on NI carbon targets

Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots is hoping a briefing from one of the UK’s most senior advisors on climate matters will...

September 23, 2021

NI Food and Drink Pavilion returns to Balmoral Show

NI Food and Drink Pavilion returns to Balmoral Show

Food and drink from a range of local artisan companies from across Northern Ireland are being showcased at this year’s...

September 23, 2021

‘Technical solution’ found for NI/Scotland livestock trade issues

‘Technical solution’ found for NI/Scotland livestock trade issues

A “technical solution” is reportedly available for livestock trade issues between Britain and Northern Ireland, but would require political buy-in...

September 23, 2021

Balmoral 2021: Farmers urged to take time to save lives

Balmoral 2021: Farmers urged to take time to save lives

Visitors to this year’s Balmoral Show are being urged to take the time to save lives by getting their Covid-19...

September 23, 2021

CO2 shortage: Supermarkets say NI poultry farms were ‘days from crisis’

CO2 shortage: Supermarkets say NI poultry farms were ‘days from crisis’

Northern Ireland’s agri-food chain was just days away from crisis, had the government not intervened to reinstate carbon dioxide (CO2)...

September 22, 2021

Extra £15.5 million funding for farming, Poots tells Balmoral showgoers

Extra £15.5 million funding for farming, Poots tells Balmoral showgoers

Northern Ireland’s farm businesses are set to benefit from an additional £15 million, Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has announced at...

September 22, 2021

Balmoral 2021: Subdued but upbeat atmosphere as the show must go on

Balmoral 2021: Subdued but upbeat atmosphere as the show must go on

There’s a relaxed vibe around the thoroughfares as crowds gather at this year’s postponed Balmoral Show. The show was pushed...

September 22, 2021

Balmoral Show: New prize unveiled for NI’s top young beef handler

Balmoral Show: New prize unveiled for NI’s top young beef handler

Young beef exhibitors at this year’s Balmoral Show will battle it out in the ring to be the first name...

September 17, 2021

Balmoral Show: Chance to win roan heifer in NI Air Ambulance raffle

Balmoral Show: Chance to win roan heifer in NI Air Ambulance raffle

Visitors to Balmoral Show next week will have the chance to win a roan heifer as part of a charity...

September 17, 2021

Vaccine clinics announced for Balmoral Show

Vaccine clinics announced for Balmoral Show

The Health and Agriculture Ministers are urging the farming and rural community to get the vaccine to protect themselves from...

September 8, 2021

Balmoral to celebrate ‘Parful Produce’ with new Healthy Horticulture section

Balmoral to celebrate ‘Parful Produce’ with new Healthy Horticulture section

A new ‘Healthy Horticulture’ section is planned as part of this year’s postponed Balmoral Show. The display, launched by the...

September 5, 2021

Livestock judges announced for 2021 Balmoral Show

Livestock judges announced for 2021 Balmoral Show

Judges have been announced for livestock classes at this year’s Balmoral Show. The 152nd Balmoral Show, run in partnership with...

August 30, 2021

2021 Balmoral Show to require test or proof of vaccine for entry

2021 Balmoral Show to require test or proof of vaccine for entry

It’s not just their tickets that showgoers will need to remember to bring to this year’s postponed Balmoral Show. To...

August 4, 2021

Great Yorkshire Success gives hope for September Balmoral

Great Yorkshire Success gives hope for September Balmoral

The prospect of 26,000 people gathering for England’s premier agricultural show might have seemed like wishful thinking this year, but...

July 21, 2021

Entries open for 2021 Balmoral Show

Entries open for 2021 Balmoral Show

The organisers of Balmoral Show have announced that entries are now open for all competition classes for the 2021 show...

July 2, 2021

Cap on ticket sales expected for September Balmoral Show

Cap on ticket sales expected for September Balmoral Show

Balmoral Show organisers are expecting to cap ticket sales for the event to proceed in September. Responding to questions from...

June 23, 2021