Farmers need high-EBI cows, not high-EBI calves
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan takes a look at the subsequent performance of the most widely used AI bulls in 2018 and asks if genomics is worth the risk.
30 March 2022 Opinion
Suckler cow target remains very ambitious
A calving interval target must be met to receive a new suckler payment in NI.
15 March 2022 Northern Ireland
Forage and fertility driving herd out
John and Claire Beckett run 150 cows in a high-input, high-output system that places a strong focus on milk from forage.
UFU wants limits on green payments
The lack of a cap on payments in future agri-environment schemes has raised concerns among farmers in NI.
16 February 2022 News