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Almost 15,000 cattle ‘stolen’ in NI in just 4 years

Almost 15,000 cattle ‘stolen’ in NI in just 4 years

“Astonishing” figures show as many as 14,506 cattle have gone missing in Northern Ireland over the last four years. The...

July 31, 2020

NI council becomes first to pass motion for local food procurement

NI council becomes first to pass motion for local food procurement

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) is urging more Northern Ireland councils to support their local food producers and businesses after...

July 28, 2020

Almost 11,000 cattle reported lost or stolen in 3 years in NI

Almost 11,000 cattle reported lost or stolen in 3 years in NI

Organised crime gangs are becoming increasingly involved with the theft of cattle across Northern Ireland, according to the Ulster Unionist...

August 12, 2019

Swann calls for farmers to be allowed to spread slurry early

Swann calls for farmers to be allowed to spread slurry early

Ulster Unionist Party leader Robin Swann has called on Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture to lift the ban on farmers...

January 12, 2019

Union and unionists engage in ‘reactor fraud’ spat

Union and unionists engage in ‘reactor fraud’ spat

A war of words has erupted between the Ulster Farmers’ Union and Ulster Unionists over allegations the ear tags of...

May 6, 2018

Fodder crisis: ‘Many farmers at the mercy of the spring weather’

Fodder crisis: ‘Many farmers at the mercy of the spring weather’

Worsening weather conditions mean a fodder crisis could still be on the cards Ulster Unionist Party leader, Robin Swann, has...

February 27, 2018

‘Northern Ireland’s share of farm payments should be ring-fenced’

‘Northern Ireland’s share of farm payments should be ring-fenced’

Ulster Unionist MEP Jim Nicholson has said he has “many concerns” surrounding the future of farm payments in Northern Ireland....

January 11, 2018