Northern Ireland Farming News

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Solid start to the breeding season at CAFRE
The breeding season has been progressing weel at the Abbey Farm, as well as young bulls being drafted for slaughter. Darryl Boyd updates.
BETTER Farm NI: rain causing grazing problems on programme farms
Heavy and frequent rainfall has made grazing conditions challenging on the programme farms. Kieran Mailey reports on some of the steps taken to limit damage.
Watch: solid start to breeding in Co Down
Breeding is under way on Fionbharr Hamill's farm, with cows being served by stock bulls and AI.
BETTER Farm NI: completing a winter fodder budget
With first-cut silage now harvested on the programme farms, it is a good time to complete a simple fodder budget to determine if there will be sufficient winter feed on farm.