LATEST ARTICLES
Viewpoints
Without farmers, research gathers dust
Jack Kennedy
The challenges around surplus phosphorus, ammonia and methane are particularly important in a Northern Ireland scenario.
UFU pushes back on Muir’s plans for NIEA
The farm lobby organisation has warned that more enforcement will be counterproductive.
19 June 2024 Markets
NI Trends: prime cattle steady but cows on the up
Prices for prime cattle are steady in Northern Ireland, although there is more life in the cow trade.
Untimely passing of Paul Coyle
Paul Coyle was the general manager at the Northern Counties co-op based in Swatragh.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Lamb prices tumble as buying demand eases
There has been a sharp cut to lamb prices in NI, as buying demand slows with the passing of the Eid-Al-Adha festival.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland
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.
19 June 2024 Farmer Writes
Climate change linked with NI water quality
The NI Institute of Agricultural Science held its annual conference last Wednesday. David Wright reports from the event.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Good and bad in Labour party plans
The British Labour Party manifesto includes some positive commitments, but nothing on future farm funding.
19 June 2024 Opinion
Northern Ireland diary of events
Shows, sales and events happening across the NI agri-food industry over the next week.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland
CAFRE to host ‘profit from pasture’ events
The CAFRE-led events are open to all beef and sheep farmers across NI.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Grass yields to rise 17% due to climate change
Open days for farmers were held at the Agri Food and Biosciences Institute in Hillsborough, Co Down, on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.
19 June 2024 News
No evidence for easier planning rules – NIEA
With no operational protocol in place at present, planning applications for livestock buildings are currently being assessed by NIEA “on a case-by-case basis”.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland