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Peter McCann
Peter McCann

Northern correspondent

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01 419 9500

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pmccann@farmersjournal.ie


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

News in brief from the farming and food industry in Northern Ireland this week.
By Peter McCann on 19 April 2018
A DAERA spokesperson has said that there are still more letters of offer to be issued in the second tranche of the scheme.
By Peter McCann on 19 April 2018
This is the first study from AFBI, which has found significant performance benefits in slats covered with rubber.
By Peter McCann on 19 April 2018
The new governance body was one of the recommendations in TB Strategic Partnership Group’s report in December 2016.
By Peter McCann on 19 April 2018
New Zealand vet Joyce Voogt spoke to a group of block calving dairy farmers in Newtownards, Co Down, last week.
By Peter McCann on 19 April 2018
The second of three spring farm walks taking place on Dairylink Ireland farms was held in Co Down last week. Peter McCann reports.
By Peter McCann on 19 April 2018
Tyrone dairy farmer David Hunter hosted a LacPatrick discussion group on his farm near Newtownstewart on Wednesday.
By Peter McCann on 18 April 2018
The second of three spring farm walks on Dairylink Ireland farms took place in Co Down on Thursday.
By Peter McCann on 12 April 2018
Round-up of news in brief from the farming and food sectors in Northern Ireland.
By Peter McCann on 12 April 2018
The chief executive of AI Services has said that more NI dairy farmers need to breed cows that can better utilise grass.
By Peter McCann on 12 April 2018
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