Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Peter McCann
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
Mushroom growers warn that industry could head south
Lack of financial support and problems retaining workers were two main issues raised by growers in a meeting with Stormont MLAs.
20 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Lowering ammonia can unlock planning - NIEA
The Stormont Agriculture committee has received a briefing on the work of the NIEA. David Wright reports
Cost of a full Irish up 2.3% - CSO
The price of the dairy elements of the breakfast decreased comparing January 2024 with the same month in 2023.
16 March 2024 News
Horticulture input costs rise by 40% since 2021
The standout issue for horticulture in 2024 is labour costs and it is a key driver of overall input price inflation, according to a new report by Teagasc.
21 February 2024 News