Northern Ireland

The latest Northern Ireland farming news and developments from the Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in Northern Ireland.

NI Sheep Programme: using FEC for effective worm control
With anthelmintic resistance a growing problem in sheep flocks, the farmers in the NI Sheep Programme are making use of faecal egg counts to determine when to worm lambs.
BETTER farm NI: focusing on the changes inside the farm gate
Three of the BETTER Farm NI participants will feature in a free webinar on 11 March to outline their journey under the programme. Kieran Mailey gives some background to the farms to be featured.
Focus on efficiency lifts GM/ha by 67% in Northern Ireland
As the BETTER Farm NI programme reaches its conclusion, Kieran Mailey outlines what it delivered for the farmers involved
BETTER farm NI: gross margin rise of £401/ha during programme
As the BETTER farm NI programme draws to a close, gross margin has increased by £401/ha across all farms since 2016.
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