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New environmental course for GCSE/AS-level students in NI

New environmental course for GCSE/AS-level students in NI

General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and Advanced Subsidiary (AS)-level secondary school students in Northern Ireland will be able to...

June 23, 2022

Fonterra increases milk price forecast due to strong global demand

Fonterra increases milk price forecast due to strong global demand

New Zealand dairy cooperative, Fonterra, has today (Thursday, June 23) increased its forecast farmgate milk price range for next year. In...

June 23, 2022

Challenge to find sustainable AgTech start-ups launched

Challenge to find sustainable AgTech start-ups launched

An international programme seeking start-ups with the potential to accelerate the agricultural industry’s transition to a net zero sector, was...

June 23, 2022

Farmer sought for board of Ernest Cook Trust

Farmer sought for board of Ernest Cook Trust

The Ernest Cook Trust, a grant-giving charity that provides and funds outdoor learning projects, is seeking to recruit a farmer...

June 23, 2022

NI Water announces £1.2bn framework to boost local economy

NI Water announces £1.2bn framework to boost local economy

Northern Ireland (NI) Water has announced a £1.2 billion Major Project Partnership Framework (MPPF), which will deliver large, capital works...

June 22, 2022

Veterans receive funding for HGV driver training programme

Veterans receive funding for HGV driver training programme

The government will provide £100,000 in funding to get more veterans in HGV driving roles, Chancellor of the Duchy of...

June 22, 2022

Farmers in Northern Ireland urged to apply for Soil Nutrient Health Scheme

Farmers in Northern Ireland urged to apply for Soil Nutrient Health Scheme

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) is urging all eligible farmers to apply for the Soil Nutrient Health Scheme (SNHS) without...

June 22, 2022

UK to launch trade negotiations with Gulf countries

UK to launch trade negotiations with Gulf countries

Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan is launching free trade negotiations today (Wednesday, June 22) between the UK and the Gulf Cooperation...

June 22, 2022

New Centre of Excellence for agriculture to be based in  Queen’s University

New Centre of Excellence for agriculture to be based in Queen’s University

A new Centre of Excellence for agriculture has been developed between Queen’s University Belfast and the National Measurement Laboratory (NML)...

June 22, 2022

Tributes paid to well-known Scottish dairy farmer

Tributes paid to well-known Scottish dairy farmer

Tributes are being paid to well-known dairy farmer Derek Roan (71), who died in hospital following an incident on his...

June 21, 2022

GDT price index down by 1.3% following latest auction

GDT price index down by 1.3% following latest auction

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index has fallen by 1.3% following its latest trading event which took place today...

June 21, 2022

Seed potato sale ban continues to ‘anger and frustrate growers’ – NFU Scotland

Seed potato sale ban continues to ‘anger and frustrate growers’ – NFU Scotland

The ongoing post-Brexit ban on selling seed potatoes to the valuable European market continues to anger and frustrate Scottish growers...

June 21, 2022

Outstanding Holstein cow sweeps the boards at Ballymena Show

Outstanding Holstein cow sweeps the boards at Ballymena Show

An outstanding Holstein cow carried the day at this year’s Ballymena Show. The event attracted a tremendous turnout of livestock....

June 21, 2022

AHDB to showcase red meat in Singapore

AHDB to showcase red meat in Singapore

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)will be in Singapore this week at one of Asia’s leading food and drink...

June 21, 2022

NI Water to build new £4.8m wastewater facility

NI Water to build new £4.8m wastewater facility

Northern Ireland (NI) Water is scheduled to commence a £4.8 million programme of work this summer to provide Ballyronan with...

June 21, 2022

Farmers urged to keep all dogs on leads when walking around freshwater bodies

Farmers urged to keep all dogs on leads when walking around freshwater bodies

Farmers have been warned to take extra precautions and keep all dogs on leads when walking around freshwater bodies. The...

June 21, 2022

Stop notice handed to Norfolk landowner for illegal waste burning

Stop notice handed to Norfolk landowner for illegal waste burning

A stop notice has been issued by the Environment Agency to a Norfolk landowner to halt the unauthorised deposit and...

June 20, 2022

NFU welcomes new taskforce to tackle avian influenza

NFU welcomes new taskforce to tackle avian influenza

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) poultry board chair James Mottershead said that after the largest avian influenza (bird flu) outbreak...

June 20, 2022