Contractor profile: UK contractor keeping an eye on business costs
DW & AD Gregory is a two-generation old contracting business in Cheshire, northwest England. The business provides core services to dairy farmers and keeps a close eye on costs, writes Ken Topham.
Gene editing law will not apply to NI
Gene editing differs from genetic modification as the DNA from one species is not mixed with a different species.
22 February 2023 Northern Ireland
NI students impress at Harper Adams
There are over 100 Irish students at Harper Adams University, including a strong contingent from NI.
New phase of cattle TB vaccine trials start in England
Six-hundred animals will take part in phase two of the cattle TB vaccine trials.
10 February 2023 News
Grain markets set for upward trend
Grain prices have bottomed out, and an upturn is now likely, attendees at the arable conference at Greenmount were told.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
English schemes are 'worrying' says EFRA chair
The chair of the Westminster Environment, Food and Rural Affairs committee, Sir Robert Goodwill, spent two days in NI, hosted by local DUP MP Carla Lockhart.
25 January 2023 Northern Ireland
LAMMA 2023: Agri Linc launches new 2.5m Moore Unidrill
Agri Linc showcased a new 2.5m version of the Moore Unidrill at LAMMA, which comes with the option of 20 or 28 coulters.
18 January 2023 Farm machinery
Two stolen UK tractors recovered in Cavan
A garda investigation has discovered tractors stolen from the UK in Cavan.
18 January 2023 News
Extra £1,000 for English farmers announced at Oxford Conference
The annual Oxford Farming Conference is taking place in England this week.
5 January 2023 News
Farmer Writes: back when Ursus and Zetor came on the scene
Gerald Potterton ponders if things would be different if he bought a John Deere when he took over the farm in 1984.
4 January 2023 Farmer Writes
Complications with bird flu vaccine rollout
Vaccinating for bird flu could have implications for international trade as it is unclear how it would affect the UK’s official avian influenza disease status.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Sheep scab undetected in flocks, study finds
Scab is a highly contagious disease in sheep which is caused by a mite and can lead to itching, wool loss, reduced animal performance and welfare issues.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland