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Northern Ireland
DAERA confirms start date for XI tags
David Wright
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has set out a timeline for the switch to new livestock tags.
Muir beefs up NIEA enforcement team
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Muir beefs up NIEA enforcement team
Savings have been found within DAERA to help fund additional NIEA posts.
Dale Farm adds 0.25p/l to its price for May milk
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Dale Farm adds 0.25p/l to its price for May milk
Dale Farm has announced its base price for milk supplied in May in Northern Ireland.
Global grain markets ease during June
A downturn in global wheat and soya prices is filtering through to the local NI trade.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Factories lag behind mart trade for lambs
The live trade in NI is returning higher prices to farmers with slaughter-fit lambs for sale.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Cattle forecast points to increase in supply
Industry forecasts show an increase in beef cattle standing on NI farms when compared to the previous year.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Muir wants mandatory CCTV in abattoirs
Mandatory CCTV in abattoirs would put NI into line with legislation in Britain.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
AHV International cuts staff in NI
The animal health company has confirmed three people have left its NI team.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
TB compensation remains at 100%
TB reactors are still being paid to 100% of value, but DAERA has warned of imminent budget pressures.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Lough Neagh action plan with Stormont ministers
A report and action plan for Lough Neagh has been finalised by a group of experts led by DAERA.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Vital role for AFBI research in NI ag
Two major open days are planned at AFBI Hillsborough on 18 and 19 June.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Minister refuses to backtrack on net zero
NI Climate Change legislation came into force in 2022 and includes highly ambitious emission reduction targets.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland