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RUAS elects new president

RUAS elects new president

The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) has elected Christine Adams as the 36th president of the society. Adams lives in...

March 29, 2022

Direct payments to NI agricultural shows ‘may not’ be an option – Poots

Direct payments to NI agricultural shows ‘may not’ be an option – Poots

According to Northern Ireland’s agriculture minister, Edwin Poots, dairy in NI can look forward to a very buoyant future. He...

December 10, 2021

Major prices paid at Royal Ulster Beef and Lamb Championships

Major prices paid at Royal Ulster Beef and Lamb Championships

A bumper entry of livestock attracted tremendous crowds for the 2021 Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) Beef and Lamb Championships....

December 2, 2021

Entries open for 2021 Premier Beef and Lamb Championships

Entries open for 2021 Premier Beef and Lamb Championships

Livestock entries have opened for this year’s Premier Beef and Lamb Championships, as the event prepares to open to the...

October 7, 2021

Pics: Check out Balmoral’s most appropriately dressed

Pics: Check out Balmoral’s most appropriately dressed

The Most Appropriately Dressed competition returned this year to the Balmoral Show and once again, it proved to be a...

October 2, 2021

2021 Balmoral Show attendance ‘around two-thirds’ of normal turn-out

2021 Balmoral Show attendance ‘around two-thirds’ of normal turn-out

Attendance at this year’s Balmoral Show was “around two-thirds” of the usual turn-out, according to organisers. The show has boasted...

September 28, 2021

Balmoral Show: Several cattle leave show early after spate of respiratory infections

Balmoral Show: Several cattle leave show early after spate of respiratory infections

Several cattle have been taken home early from this year’s Balmoral Show after respiratory conditions, including pneumonia, were confirmed among...

September 25, 2021

Consumer side of UK-wide beef research project begins at Balmoral

Consumer side of UK-wide beef research project begins at Balmoral

Scientists from Scotland have begun a UK-wide beef research project testing which production methods make the best steak at this...

September 24, 2021

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

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

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 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