Northern Ireland
British PM leaves an unwanted legacy
David Wright
A new British Prime Minister is due to be announced on 5 September 2022.
Defra rules out Norfolk foot-and-mouth
Government officials have ruled out a suspected case of foot-and-mouth disease on a Norfolk pig unit.
25 June 2022 Pigs
British rule out foot-and-mouth disease following scare
The UK’s chief veterinary officer has determined that a suspected case of foot-and-mouth disease in pigs on a Norfolk farm is in fact swine vesicular disease.
Foot-and-mouth control zone declared in England
Under the regulation, no farmer is permitted to move any susceptible animal in to or out of a temporary control zone.
24 June 2022 News
Bracken spray re-approved for 2022 season
Approval for the 2022 season was confirmed on Tuesday and the herbicide can be applied from 1 July to 12 September.
22 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Eustice keeping an eye on fertiliser
Concerns have been expressed following the announcement that CF Industries is to close one of its UK fertiliser facilities.
15 June 2022 Northern Ireland
BPS average rises to over £13,000
David Wright analyses BPS money paid to farmers in NI and the rest of the UK.
1 June 2022 Northern Ireland