Northern Ireland
UFU pushes back on Muir’s plans for NIEA
David Wright
The farm lobby organisation has warned that more enforcement will be counterproductive.
19 June 2024 News
Soiled water problem on farms – EPA
Farm inspections by local authorities will quadruple from 1,100 in 2023 to 4,500 in 2025.
19 June 2024 News
Sludge spreadingdatabase mooted
The Department of Agriculture’s chief agricultural inspector Bill Callanan posited the idea fo integrating sludge movements into the national fertiliser database in future.
Price increases imminent for nitrogen fertiliser
Reports indicate nitrogen fertiliser prices look set to rise before the start of July.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Climate 'incentives' needed for farmers
Donnelly was reacting to the findings of the recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions report.
19 June 2024 News
480-acre solar farm planned for Limavady
If the solar farm progresses, it will be the biggest development in NI so far and one of the largest on the island.
19 June 2024 News
Around Northern Ireland in pictures
Take a look at some of our favourite photos captured around Northern Ireland recently.
19 June 2024 News
Maximising capacity while minimising spend on slatted tanks
With prices for concrete as they are, maximising value for money is paramount in construction of underground concrete tanks.
19 June 2024 Buildings
Emboldened industry-led AD sector drives on
The die is cast, the players are here and the international money is in place to back them - the Irish anaerobic digestion sector has been born and it will be developer-led, writes Stephen Robb.
19 June 2024 News
The Grass Week: drastic dip in growth but a recovery expected
While growth has taken a tumble over the last two weeks or so, warmer and milder conditions should hopefully swing things back in favour of farmers.
15 June 2024 Grass & feeding
My Farming Week: Michael Gordon, Crossmolina, Co Mayo
Michael Gordon farms alongside his wife Ita and four children Emily, Kevin, Ciara and Aoife near Crossmolina, Co Mayo.
12 June 2024 News
Farmer Writes: from too much grass to not enough
This time last year I was making hay, but as my father used to say 'no two years are the same'.
10 June 2024 Farmer Writes