The Department of Agriculture has responded to reports that a number of lamb carcases were destroyed in recent weeks after believing to be infected with sarcocystosis.
By Alistair Chambers on 08 June 2017
By Alistair Chambers on 10 June 2017
Those who depend on Northern Ireland farmers for their livelihood in the border region are more worried about the UK’s farm policy after CAP than hard borders or exchange rates.
With agricultural affairs his primary concern, John Hayes, who was best known by his nickname 'The Bull' was appointed brand ambassador for Irish Hereford Prime back in 2012.
One year on from the Brexit referendum, machinery and contracting businesses in the border area still don't know what changes to expect in customs, taxes and diesel rules.
When dairy farmer Joe Hayden talks about the land, there is undeniable passion and eloquence in his voice. He and his brother Michael are the fourth-generation of Haydens to farm 135ha near Tinahely.
The overnight announcement by the US that they were suspending imports of beef from Brazil is the latest dramatic development in the unravelling Brazilian beef industry.
By Phelim O'Neill on 23 June 2017
A tractor was pulled over this morning on Dublin's M50 due to excessively worn tyres.
A group of business people and farmers in the border region are calling for a special status allowing Northern Ireland to be effectively both in the UK and the EU after Brexit.
‘‘Farming is more than a living, it’s a way of life’’ says Richard Hogg who farms 170 acres of grassland and forestry in Stoneyford, Co Kilkenny. His farm is a mix of sheep-to-lamb and suckler-to-beef
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