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Country residence in Co Down for €880k
Peter McCann
This Georgian property is located on the Ballygowan Road near Saintfield and comes with 17ac of land, writes Peter McCann.
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Red Tractor facing ‘damaging’ situation, report finds
The review into the governance of Red Tractor was commissioned by the National Farmers’ Union in October 2023
DAERA buying farmland to plant trees
DAERA confirmed that “offers on a small number of parcels of land” in Northern Ireland are currently being made
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
No reversal of NIEA ammonia planning advice
Applications in the planning system are currently being assessed by “site-specific advice on a case-by-case basis” as no ammonia guidance is in place.
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Calf expert sets out ideal heifer-rearing plan
A series of meetings about improving efficiencies on dairy farms was held across Northern Ireland last week.
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Falling agri crime trend levels off
Across the 11 regional policing districts in NI, agricultural crime was on the rise in six last year
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from across the farming industry in Northern Ireland
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Muir wants no Lough Neagh ‘blame game’
Research has shown that 62% of phosphorus in Northern Ireland's waterways comes from farms, 24% is from wastewater and 12% is due to septic tanks
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Half of all cost on NI dairy farms is feed
In 2023, concentrates made up 40% of costs on benchmarked dairy farms in Northern Ireland, with forage costs accounting for a further 9%.
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
DAERA minister cuts ties with green group
New NI Agriculture Minister Andrew Muir was a member of the green lobby organisation, Friends of the Earth.
7 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Halal rules hamper UK lamb exports to Gulf
The GCC is made up of six Arab countries, namely Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman.
7 February 2024 Northern Ireland