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Peter McCann
Peter McCann

Irish Farmers Journal

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Peter is from a beef and sheep farm in Co Derry and has just finished a four year degree in Agricultural Technology awarded by Queens University Belfast in conjunction with CAFRE, Greenmount. During his studies, Peter spent 11 months working on an Irish-owned dairy farm in New Zealand. In 2011, Peter won a £1,000 bursary provided by the Irish Farmers Journal to higher education students at CAFRE Greenmount

Round up of short news pieces from the agri food industry in Northern Ireland.
By Peter McCann on 30 March 2017
A coalition of industry bodies from across the supply chain has agreed a series of Brexit priorities for the industry and circulated it among UK government departments.
By Peter McCann on 27 March 2017
Pork processor Karro Food Group has been sold to London-based investment firm CapVest for an undisclosed amount.
By Peter McCann on 27 March 2017
China, Chile and Egypt have lifted bans on imports of meat from Brazil that were imposed after it emerged that Brazilian companies had been exporting unsafe meat.
By Peter McCann on 27 March 2017
Imports of most dairy products to China increased significantly in February compared to year earlier levels.
By Peter McCann on 27 March 2017
Have you missed out on the news in farming today? Catch up with our top five stories from Friday 24 March.
By Peter McCann on 24 March 2017
Although falling in volume terms when compared with 2016, dairy exports from New Zealand in February increased by 5.6% in terms of value.
By Peter McCann on 24 March 2017
The average age of steers and heifers at slaughter in Northern Ireland has continued to drop.
By Peter McCann on 24 March 2017
The Ulster Farmers’ Union milk price indicator (MPI) has moved from 27.88ppl a fortnight ago to 26.97ppl on Friday.
By Peter McCann on 24 March 2017
Processors have failed to pay sheep farmers a sustainable price for producing spring lambs, said ICSA sheep chair John Brooks.
By Peter McCann on 29 March 2017
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