Northern Ireland
High yields bring lower constituents, AFBI study shows
David Wright
AFBI research has looked at milk composition on farms in NI operating feed-to-yield systems.
Soil samplers gearing up for Zone 2
Zone 2 of the soil nutrient health scheme will soon be open for applications.
26 April 2023 Northern Ireland
AgriSearch offers new PhD opportunities
Three scholarships are on offer from farmer-funded research body, AgriSearch.
Sheep Management: peak nematodirus egg hatching and EuroSheep webinar
With peak hatching taking place across the country, farmers need to be on guard and treat high risk lambs at the appropriate time.
12 April 2023 Management
17,000 fields still to soil sample in Zone 1
A number of fields in the first zone of the Soil Nutrient Health Scheme received slurry before soil samples could be taken.
5 April 2023 Northern Ireland
Higher milk yields from four-cut silage systems
An AFBI study has compared the potential output that can be achieved in three- and four-cut grass silage systems.
29 March 2023 Northern Ireland
Financial benefits central for flock health planning uptake
Jason Barley, AFBI, says that cash benefits for farmers will increase buy in to flock health and production plans.
1 March 2023 Animal Health
Greenmount playing it safe with clover
How to make best use of nutrients was the topic for the first of two webinars organised by AgriSearch, CAFRE and AFBI.
8 February 2023 Northern Ireland
NI round-up: Truss under fire, liver fluke and zero N silage
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
8 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Environment driving change in NI farming
Many farmers are concerned about the soil scheme and carbon audits, but there is little alternative but to get on board.
8 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Farmers urged to feed in views on ammonia
A consultation on a draft ammonia strategy closes in NI on 3 March 2023.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
NI soil scheme runs into slurry season
All fields within the first zone of the soil nutrient health scheme will not be sampled before the end of the closed period for spreading slurry.
18 January 2023 Northern Ireland