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Peter McCann
Peter McCann

Northern correspondent

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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

TB-infected badgers to be culled at farm level in Wales
Badgers that test positive for TB on farms in Wales that are experiencing continued breakdowns of the disease will be culled, the Welsh government has announced.
By Peter McCann on 20 June 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: JBS sales and 700ac lease
In the news today, Wednesday 21 June, JBS announces disinvestment plan, a 700ac farm is up for lease in Roscommon, grain price lift and GDT drops slightly.
By Peter McCann on 20 June 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: Moy Park sale and grain prices
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, Tuesday 20 June.
By Peter McCann on 20 June 2017
The 2,100 farmers are in line for a one-off payment of several hundred pounds.
By Peter McCann on 22 June 2017
Marginal drop in price index at GDT auction
The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction in New Zealand recorded its first negative price index result since March on Tuesday.
By Peter McCann on 20 June 2017
Lidl gets Irish beef in USA access
Irish beef from Slaney Foods will be sold in 10 Lidl stores in the United States with plans for further expansion.
By Peter McCann on 19 June 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: weather influencing beef trade
In the news today, Tuesday 20 June, good weather is underpinning the beef trade and it is also allowing grass growth to surge.
By Peter McCann on 19 June 2017
Irish beef to carry government approval label in US stores
Irish beef is to carry a USDA approval label in US stores following Bord Bia-led decision.
By Peter McCann on 19 June 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: beef trade and grass growth
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, Monday 19 June.
By Peter McCann on 19 June 2017
Sheepmeat inspections for market access to USA to take place
Inspectors from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are to visit Ireland in September about market access to the US for Irish sheepmeat.
By Peter McCann on 19 June 2017
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