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Northern Ireland TB eradication strategy gets approval
Kieran Mailey
A new strategy for tackling bovine TB in Northern Ireland has been approved by minister of agriculture Edwin Poots.
23 March 2022 News
New badger cull study is ‘scientifically flawed’
The research was conducted by wildlife campaigners and was published last week in the scientific journal Veterinary Record.
5 March 2022 News
Minister to meet with farm organisations on supply chain disruptions
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has said he has asked farm organisations to meet this Tuesday to discuss the supply chain disruptions arising from the invasion of Ukraine.
Top tips for resuscitating calves
In the final instalment of our spring calving series, Kieran Mailey outlines some tips for providing good aftercare for the newborn calf.
9 February 2022 Management
Top tips for dealing with calving difficulties
In the second instalment of our calving series, Kieran Mailey outlines some tips to deal with problems that occur at calving time.
2 February 2022 Management
Top tips for calving the suckler cow
Kieran Mailey outlines some tips for managing cows during spring calving.
26 January 2022 Calves
National Archives: Set-aside scheme proposal to pay £56/ac
The Government of the day acknowledged that cereal incomes had become ‘severely depressed’ and that the increase in the levy to 6% would cost the sector £7m in 1991.
5 January 2022 News
National Archives 1991: CAP ‘in the grip of a serious crisis’
A European Commission communication on the CAP to the European Council shows that the Commission was seeking a ‘fundamental’ reform of the CAP.
5 January 2022 News
TVR cull had no impact on badger roaming
A study of badger roaming was included in the Test and Vaccinate or Remove (TVR) project in Co Down over a five-year period
4 August 2021 News
New rules of origin needed for island of Ireland milk – dairy industry
The Northern Ireland protocol and rules of origin for island of Ireland milk were discussed at a Seanad committee on Monday.
16 June 2021 News
Calls for new rules of origin to protect cross-border dairy
New rules of origin would safeguard a key feature of the Good Friday Agreement and all-island economy, the dairy and whiskey industries have said.
14 June 2021 News
Chief vet apologises for delay on TB
Northern Ireland's chief vet, Dr Robert Huey, has apologised for the delay in implementing a new TB eradication strategy.
5 May 2021 News