Farm Quality Assurance

LMC: Red meat sales from NI to rest of UK total £1bn

LMC: Red meat sales from NI to rest of UK total £1bn

The Northern Ireland Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) has completed its activities for the 2021/2022 financial year, indicating that red...

April 19, 2022

Environmental, safety and quality assurance is ‘best defence’ against cheap food imports

Environmental, safety and quality assurance is ‘best defence’ against cheap food imports

“High standards of food production are the best defence against the deluge of cheap food which could well displace our...

November 14, 2020

Antibiotics training to become mandatory for assured NI beef and lamb farmers

Antibiotics training to become mandatory for assured NI beef and lamb farmers

Antibiotics training is to become mandatory for Northern Ireland beef and lamb farmers under changes to the region’s Farm Quality...

November 7, 2019

India is turning out to be a good news story for the UK’s sheep industry

India is turning out to be a good news story for the UK’s sheep industry

The news that sheep meat exports will soon be making their way from the UK to India is to be...

December 28, 2018

Red Tractor telly advert to go live next week

Red Tractor telly advert to go live next week

UK farm assurance scheme Red Tractor will launch its first ever TV advertising campaign next week in a prime-time slot....

September 5, 2018

New infographic to help shoppers get savvy on farm assurance schemes

New infographic to help shoppers get savvy on farm assurance schemes

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has produced a new infographic illustrating the animal welfare credentials of seven major UK farm...

July 23, 2018

Red Tractor farmers warned ‘just one negative story can undermine trust’ ahead of TV campaign

Red Tractor farmers warned ‘just one negative story can undermine trust’ ahead of TV campaign

The UK’s flagship quality assurance certification scheme – Red Tractor – is set to make its TV ad debut as part...

April 16, 2018

Changes to Farm Quality Assurance: What it means for your farm

Changes to Farm Quality Assurance: What it means for your farm

Improving farm safety and animal health, and reducing antibiotic use form part of new Farm Quality Assurance rules set to...

March 8, 2018

NI indepth: How a Dutch retail chain inspired NI Farm Quality Assurance

NI indepth: How a Dutch retail chain inspired NI Farm Quality Assurance

Trade tariffs, red tape and traceability concerns could make quality assurance programmes all the more important post-Brexit. But trade and...

November 28, 2017

Time for farmers to stop talking about the ‘green image’ of farming

Time for farmers to stop talking about the ‘green image’ of farming

Irish farmers should stop talking about the “green image” of farming and assert it as reality, renowned agri-food researcher Prof. Patrick...

November 8, 2017