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Without farmers, research gathers dust
Jack Kennedy
The challenges around surplus phosphorus, ammonia and methane are particularly important in a Northern Ireland scenario.
UFU pushes back on Muir’s plans for NIEA
The farm lobby organisation has warned that more enforcement will be counterproductive.
Climate change linked with NI water quality
The NI Institute of Agricultural Science held its annual conference last Wednesday. David Wright reports from the event.
DUP open to UK/EU veterinary deal
David Wright reports from a pre-election hustings events organised by the UFU.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland
UFU calls for re-think on XI tags
The UFU has said the transition to new 'XI' tags does not give spring-calving farms enough time to use up stocks.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland
DAERA confirms switchover to XI tags
The Department has set out the timeline for the switch to new ‘XI’ prefix livestock tags.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland
DAERA confirms start date for XI tags
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has set out a timeline for the switch to new livestock tags.
13 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Muir beefs up NIEA enforcement team
Savings have been found within DAERA to help fund additional NIEA posts.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
TB compensation remains at 100%
TB reactors are still being paid to 100% of value, but DAERA has warned of imminent budget pressures.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Lough Neagh action plan with Stormont ministers
A report and action plan for Lough Neagh has been finalised by a group of experts led by DAERA.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland