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Knowledge transfer down the priority list
John Egerton
The removal of funding for knowledge transfer activity is a negative for NI farmers, writes John Egerton
19 June 2024 Farmer Writes
A battle to keep grass under control
A surge in grass growth during May has been followed by growth falling off a cliff in June, writes John Egerton.
29 May 2024 Farmer Writes
Positive outlook created by ‘Fields Good’
John Egerton is involved in a group delivering an event for farmers on soil health this autumn.
Bad spring having a lasting impact
John Egerton is disappointed at the variability in performance of his spring-born calves to date
15 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Seven months' fodder to beat a late spring
Farmers in the west are used to wet conditions and make sure they have fodder to hand, writes John Egerton
17 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Busy three weeks in the calving pens
John Egerton has calved the majority of his spring calving herd in the first three weeks.
27 March 2024 Northern Ireland
A lot of positives in new beef scheme
John Egerton doesn’t share the view of many others when it comes to the Beef Carbon Reduction Scheme.
13 March 2024 Northern Ireland
There is too much negativity in farming
A short city break has reminded John Egerton that farmers have much to be thankful for.
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Storm Isha takes out older sheds
Fermanagh farmer John Egerton has been left to count the cost of damage caused by storm Isha.
31 January 2024 Farmer Writes