CAFRE

Stop the rush

Stop the rush

The View from Northern Ireland: Rushes are a common feature on many farms throughout Northern Ireland and are usually found...

August 16, 2013

Ballycairn Holsteins Open Day

Ballycairn Holsteins Open Day

The View from Northern Ireland: William and Andrew McCollum manage the 300-cow herd of Ballycairn Holsteins and replacement heifers at...

August 14, 2013

Planning ahead for this winter’s fodder supplies

Planning ahead for this winter’s fodder supplies

The View from Northern Ireland: Many farmers will now be completing their second cut silage, which is an appropriate time...

August 6, 2013

Grass reseeding advice

Grass reseeding advice

The View from Northern Ireland: Management notes from the staff from the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) were...

August 4, 2013

The benefits of biomass

The benefits of biomass

The View from Northern Ireland: A series of workshops exploring the benefits of heating with biomass and the renewable heat...

July 25, 2013

Concentrate feeding for cows

Concentrate feeding for cows

A View from Northern Ireland: A number of Armagh dairy farmers are monitoring their cow’s margin over concentrate (MOC) performance....

July 22, 2013

O’Neill visits organic farm at Downpatrick

O’Neill visits organic farm at Downpatrick

The organic farming sector faces unique challenges and will require a stronger voice to secure its future, Minister for Agriculture...

July 20, 2013

NI fodder taskforce action plan

NI fodder taskforce action plan

A Northern Ireland View: Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill today published an Action Plan agreed by the members of the fodder...

July 18, 2013

Loughry Students in Ecotrophelia

Loughry Students in Ecotrophelia

A group of Loughry degree students have recently become finalists in a major UK food innovation contest,Ecotrophelia Ecotrophelia is an...

July 8, 2013

Managing grass to produce fodder

Managing grass to produce fodder

A NORTHERN IRELAND VIEW ON GRASS So far the month of June has provided a welcome respite from the adverse...

June 27, 2013