Northern Ireland
Soils almost halve NI beef and sheep farm emissions
Peter McCann
As part of the Beacon Farm Network programme, 34 beef farms and 17 sheep farms across NI were carbon benchmarked.
8 February 2023 Northern Ireland
UFU members ‘uptight’ on ammonia
The DAERA proposals are included in its draft ammonia strategy currently out for public consultation.
1 February 2023 News
Agri-Spread appoints three new dealers
Agri-Spread International has announced the appointment Kelly’s of Borris, Kelly’s of Laois and McMullan Agri as three new dealers for its products.
Farmers urged to feed in views on ammonia
A consultation on a draft ammonia strategy closes in NI on 3 March 2023.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Teagasc scholar tackling water quality through improving farmer knowledge
At a recent Teagasc walk, water quality and the steps farmers will need to take going forward were highlighted by a panel of speakers.
LAMMA 2023: Richard Western debuts new Delilah spreaders
Richard Western introduced tweaks to the rotor design, a simplified driveline and new numbering on its Delilah twin horizontal beater/spinning disc dung spreaders at LAMMA last week.
18 January 2023 Farm machinery
Ammonia proposals ‘very challenging’ says Brown
The proposals are set out in a draft ammonia strategy document published by DAERA.
18 January 2023 Northern Ireland
Ammonia mitigation to transform NI agriculture
The draft ammonia strategy consultation contains various measures that will fundamentally change NI agriculture.
11 January 2023 Northern Ireland
Gardaí investigating Gort 'manure throwing' incident
Two TDs allegedly had bags of manure thrown at them during a meeting to oppose the development of an anaerobic digestion facility near Gort.
5 January 2023 News
Richard Western updates Delilah spreaders ahead of LAMMA
With an enhanced rotor design, a simplified driveline and new numbering, Richard Western will be showcasing its improved Delilah twin horizontal beater/spinning disc dung spreaders at LAMMA Show in January
30 December 2022 News
Sheep’s wool manure reaching 10.6% nitrogen
While sheep’s wool is now a low-value product for farmers, Peter McGlynn of Larkfield Pellet Products thinks he has found a way to increase the value of the product.
16 December 2022 Soil
What's in organic for consumers?
Production subsidies will drive organic production but will the market follow?
7 October 2022 News