Confusion over suckler reduction scheme
The Dealer
The Dealer hears that talk of the proposed suckler reduction scheme has struck a nerve in farm organisations.
7 September 2022 Northern Ireland
English farmers face payment shortfall
The current plan is for the BPS in England to be wound down from 2021 to 2027, while new environment-focused schemes are rolled out.
7 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Increased uptake for free soil scheme
The deadline for the soil scheme was extended after initial uptake was lower than expected.
This week in photos: tractor runs, shows, snails and vaccinations
Our top farming photos from the past week include the vaccination of in-calf heifers, Claragh Bridge Vintage Show and visits to a snail farm and a holistic grazing beef system.
7 August 2022 News
From the Tramlines: rain welcome, but ramularia high in winter barley
Rain was welcomed at the weekend as some crops were in need of moisture. Very few crops have fell with the rain so far.
NI winners at Lakeland Dairies awards
Lakeland Dairies has announced the names of the prize-winning farmers from this year’s milk quality awards.
29 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Amazone UF 02 hits the spot for Tyrone tillage farmer
Gary Abbott visited William Russell of Riverview Farms in Tyrone to find out how the farm’s Amazone UF 2002 and FT 1502 mounted sprayer combination is performing having sprayed over 9,000 acres.
22 June 2022 Farm machinery
Strike takes place at Moy Park mill
In a statement, Unite said the strike had “shut down production” at the mill which manufacturers feed for Moy Park’s poultry units.
8 June 2022 News
Flahavan’s – self-sufficient, sustainable and to be celebrated
Siobhan Walsh and Stephen Robb recently visited Flahavan’s Mill, where they learned of the sustainability measures implemented by the company over the years.
18 May 2022 News
Calculating fuel consumption with fuel management system
With this year’s abnormally high diesel prices, many contractors and farmers need to keep a closer watch in the way which fuel is managed.
11 May 2022 News
CNH workers go on strike
Over 1,000 unionised workers of CNH Industrial in the US have gone on strike after contract negotiations between the company and the union broke down.
11 May 2022 News
Bord Bia announces Michael Murphy as interim CEO
Wexford native Michael Murphy is to lead Bord Bia on an interim basis following the upcoming departure of current CEO Tara McCarthy.
22 April 2022 News