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New record for total farm income in NI
Kieran Mailey
Dairy and pigs are charging ahead, while beef and sheep are left behind.
10 January 2018 Northern Ireland
Irish U3 beef prices ahead of NI
Beef prices in Ireland has strengthened in recent weeks and have edged ahead of prices in Northern Ireland.
3 January 2018 Video
Weather 2017: A year of two halves
For farmers, 2017 may be remembered as one of the poorer weather years in recent memory. Information obtained from the Met Office tells the story of a year of two halves.
Key items from autumn budget 2017
Crumlin-based accountant Michael McAlister looks at some of the main points raised in the autumn budget.
13 December 2017 News
Dairy industry to descend on Winter Fair
David Wright previews the 2017 Royal Ulster Winter Dairy Fair which takes place on Thursday 14 December.
6 December 2017 News
News round-up from Northern Ireland
BSE status change on APHIS, Winter Fair close of entry and book by Alan Kyle available to buy.
22 November 2017 News
What’s an entitlement worth now?
Low-value entitlements continue to increase in value each year as NI continues on a path to flat-rate payments by 2021.
15 November 2017 News
Claiming the crown - who will it be?
Meet the contestants of this year’s W.R. Shaw Queen of the Land competition, writes Tracey Donaghey
8 November 2017 Features
Watch: a bad harvest looks better now
Derek Robinson’s spring barley was cut in September, and while yields were poor, it could have been a lot worse.
11 October 2017 Farmer Writes
Direct payments receive 5% currency boost
The improved conversion rate for EU payments is worth an additional £13m to NI farmers.
4 October 2017 News
Muddy fields and autumn calving cows
Autumn calving on John Egerton's Fermanagh farm is nearly complete.
20 September 2017 News
NI sees rise in imports of cattle ready for slaughter
Imports into NI of cattle for slaughter are up significantly in recent months. Kieran Mailey reports.
6 September 2017 News