NIMEA

Industry reveals radical plans for NI’s new suckler and sheep support

Industry reveals radical plans for NI’s new suckler and sheep support

Radical proposals for future farm support for suckler and sheep farmers have been put forward by Northern Ireland’s farming industry....

July 7, 2021

Farm groups commission Climate Change Bill impact assessment report

Farm groups commission Climate Change Bill impact assessment report

Northern Ireland’s agricultural industry has commissioned an impact assessment report to evaluate how ambitions for Northern Ireland to achieve net-zero...

July 5, 2021

Benchmarking: Even ‘bad’ figures can back up the right investment

Benchmarking: Even ‘bad’ figures can back up the right investment

Farmers have little to fear from benchmarking as even ‘bad’ results could help support investment in the right areas, according...

June 25, 2021

NI stakeholders warn of potential objection to Irish Grass-Fed Beef PGI

NI stakeholders warn of potential objection to Irish Grass-Fed Beef PGI

Northern Irish agricultural industry leaders have warned they could object to the Republic’s Grass-Fed PGI application should it persist in...

November 19, 2020

Conference to focus on improving profitability in beef production

Conference to focus on improving profitability in beef production

Industry representatives have come together to arrange a conference ‘Healthy Cattle, Healthy Profits’ looking at ways to improve profitability in...

November 12, 2018

UFU among 21 NI industry bodies writing to May over Brexit labour concerns

UFU among 21 NI industry bodies writing to May over Brexit labour concerns

Farming organisations are among a group of 21 Northern Ireland business organisations who have penned a letter to the Prime...

October 17, 2018

Tea with May: Down farmer requests ‘end to calendar farming’

Tea with May: Down farmer requests ‘end to calendar farming’

Co. Down dairy farmer Stephen Jackson couldn’t have gone much higher when he took the ‘calendar farming’ concerns of thousands...

March 30, 2018

‘British agri-food imports could be replaced by Northern Irish produce following Brexit’

‘British agri-food imports could be replaced by Northern Irish produce following Brexit’

There could be opportunities for Northern Irish produce to take the place of imported agri-food products in Britain following the Brexit vote,...

August 11, 2016