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Peter McCann
Peter McCann

Northern correspondent

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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

The first letters have went out to successful claimants under Tier 2 of the FBIS.
By Peter McCann on 23 November 2017
It was speculated earlier this month that all 2,126 RHI accredited boilers would be inspected before Christmas.
By Peter McCann on 23 November 2017
Lord Curry of Kirkharle was the keynote speaker at the George Scott Robertson memorial lecture at Queen's University Belfast last week.
By Peter McCann on 23 November 2017
The NI branch of the National Sheep Association held its AGM in Hillsborough on Monday evening.
By Peter McCann on 23 November 2017
Initial results from the first sheep performance recording test in the UK that allows rams to be compared across different breeds were published this week.
By Peter McCann on 23 November 2017
Average grass growth across the six Dairylink Ireland project farms has continued to increase. Peter McCann and Conail Keown report.
By Peter McCann on 23 November 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: stamp duty and beef prices
In the news today, Monday 20 November: relief for farmers on stamp duty, beef prices are up across Europe and trade was lively at Balla Mart on Saturday.
By Peter McCann on 19 November 2017
Six-hour bovine TB test being developed in England
The new test can detect live bacteria in blood or milk in six hours and is based on research from the University of Nottingham.
By Peter McCann on 18 November 2017
Capital gains relief for farmers extended to stamp duty
The Government has agreed to extend capital gains tax relief for farmers to cover stamp duty, Fianna Fáil's Jackie Cahill has said.
By Peter McCann on 19 November 2017
Lord Curry of Kirkharle was the keynote speaker at an event at Queen’s University Belfast on Thursday night.
By Peter McCann on 22 November 2017
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