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Northern Ireland
Water quality drop due to animal feed
Peter McCann
Phosphorus was described as “the problem nutrient” for local lakes and rivers at a soil science conference in Belfast this week.
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Farmer engagement vital post soil scheme
Analysis by AFBI researchers has highlighted the importance of on-going engagement with farmers around managing nutrients.
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
NI fertiliser deliveries hit another new low
The new statistics back up reports from local merchants that fertiliser sales remained quiet throughout July, August, and September this year.
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
High land prices limit options for farmers
High land prices mean farmers have to be productive across the area they own
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
New livestock genetics chief outlines opportunities ahead
John Moore has started in his new role as CEO of Sustainable Ruminant Genetics Ltd. David Wright reports
29 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Six-in-a-row price boost for MPI
Dairy markets continue to see prices edge upwards, boosting the NI milk price indicator in the process.
29 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Significant drop in annual beef kill
There has been a marked drop in the number of cattle processed in 2023 at NI factories, but more sheep have been processed.
29 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Payments will not be phased out, says DAERA
Eventually the main use of diverted farm funding will be for a new agri environment scheme, known as Farming With Nature.
29 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Milk solids on an upward curve in NI
Kieran Mailey looks at what higher butterfat and protein percentages are worth to the average NI dairy farm.
22 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Focus can’t just be on lower carbon emissions
Lowering carbon emissions is not the only environmental issue that matters
22 November 2023 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from across the farming industry in Northern Ireland
22 November 2023 Northern Ireland