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Irish farm organisation meets UK unions to discuss drystock challenges

Irish farm organisation meets UK unions to discuss drystock challenges

Members of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) executive have met with counterparts from other farming unions to discuss issues affecting...

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What changes are proposed for the NI Protocol?

What changes are proposed for the NI Protocol?

The Northern Ireland (NI) Protocol Bill references four principal legislative changes to the previously agreed Brexit arrangements. These are: The...

June 14, 2022

IFA: Farmers concerned over proposed NI protocol changes

IFA: Farmers concerned over proposed NI protocol changes

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that there is increasing concern among farmers about proposed changes to the Northern...

June 12, 2022

Soil Nutrient Health Scheme ‘a major milestone’ for industry

Soil Nutrient Health Scheme ‘a major milestone’ for industry

Northern Ireland’s (NI’s) Soil Nutrient Health Scheme is now open for applications, according to the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU). The...

June 3, 2022

UFU: War in Ukraine highlights vulnerability of food production systems

UFU: War in Ukraine highlights vulnerability of food production systems

Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) president, David Brown believes that the ongoing war in Ukraine has highlighted the importance and fragility...

May 24, 2022

UFU president calls for immediate re-establishment of Stormont Executive

UFU president calls for immediate re-establishment of Stormont Executive

The new president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU), David Brown, is calling for the immediate re-establishment of the Stormont...

May 4, 2022

North’s pig industry is in deep crisis

North’s pig industry is in deep crisis

Large numbers of farmers in Northern Ireland are claiming that the pig industry is in deep crisis – one which...

March 7, 2022

UK farming unions write letter of solidarity to Ukrainian farmers

UK farming unions write letter of solidarity to Ukrainian farmers

The presidents of four UK farming unions have sent a letter expressing solidarity with Ukrainian farmers to the Ukrainian National...

March 2, 2022

More than 700 farmers attend Stormont rally over climate legislation

More than 700 farmers attend Stormont rally over climate legislation

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has said that climate change legislation for Northern Ireland must be based on the appliance...

February 1, 2022

Hundreds of farmers expected to demonstrate at Stormont over climate bill

Hundreds of farmers expected to demonstrate at Stormont over climate bill

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has confirmed that it will host a controlled ‘climate change rally’ tomorrow morning (February 1,...

January 31, 2022

How will agriculture in NI be impacted by a Stormont collapse?

How will agriculture in NI be impacted by a Stormont collapse?

In the event of the collapse of the Stormont Executive, the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has confirmed that a £1...

January 28, 2022

Union defends policy of maintaining livestock numbers in NI

Union defends policy of maintaining livestock numbers in NI

Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) deputy president, William Irvine, believes that production agriculture and the environment are two sides of the...

January 28, 2022

Food production needs to be seen as a ‘public good’ – UFU

Food production needs to be seen as a ‘public good’ – UFU

Production agriculture must be seen as an industry delivering a key public good, according to Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) president,...

January 28, 2022

New suckler payment for Northern Ireland could be worth up to £160/cow

New suckler payment for Northern Ireland could be worth up to £160/cow

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) is indicating that the new suckler payment for Northern Ireland will be set between £140...

January 18, 2022

NIFDA and UFU call on Executive to publish Kendall report

NIFDA and UFU call on Executive to publish Kendall report

Northern Ireland’s food industry leaders have called on the Northern Ireland Executive to publish the Independent Strategic Review of the...

January 18, 2022

Sheep producers demand recognition in Poots’ future farm policies

Sheep producers demand recognition in Poots’ future farm policies

Sheep producers are demanding full recognition within Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Edwin Poots’ recently published farm reform...

January 14, 2022

Farming unions highlight need for EU-UK relationship

Farming unions highlight need for EU-UK relationship

Four UK farming unions have today (Friday, December 3) highlighted the importance of building a new relationship with the EU...

December 3, 2021

Call for end to retrospective milk pricing in NI

Call for end to retrospective milk pricing in NI

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has urged dairy processors to end the practice of retrospective milk pricing for producers. This...

December 2, 2021