Northern Ireland
Listen: summer peak for farmgate milk price
David Wright
David Wright reports from the 2022 spring conference organised by the Society of Dairy Technology.
23 February 2022 Dealer
Hurdles to jump on pathway to sustainability
The old song said ‘The cowboy and the farmer can’t be friends’. Can farmers and environmentalists agree a path on a pathway forward?
23 February 2022 News
Batters lauds Bord Bia’s Origin Green programme
The NFU leader accused the British government of following a contradictory policy agenda.
Batters shows leadership at Oxford
The NFU president addressed the Oxford Farming Conference from her Shropshire home.
12 January 2022 Dealer
Unions warn trees could displace food production
UK farm leaders have raised various concerns about expanding areas of forestry to offset carbon emissions and meet tree planting targets.
13 October 2021 News
NI agri-food review points to changes ahead
Former NFU president Sir Peter Kendall is currently leading an independent review of the NI agri-food sector.
8 September 2021 News
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming and food industry in Northern Ireland
4 August 2021 News
NI crime cases down but thieves target high-value machinery and livestock
Almost 300 cases of burglary, robbery and theft relating to farming were reported to the Police Service of Northern Ireland during 2020-21.
23 June 2021 Insurance
UK TB vaccine trials to start in June
As England phases out badger culling, it is pinning hopes on a new TB cattle vaccine to be ready by 2025.
2 June 2021 News
Meat processors fear Aussie high-end cuts
A surge of fillet and sirloin imports from Australia could undermine the domestic beef market, processors warn.
26 May 2021 News
Kendall to lead review into NI agri-food sector
Former NFU president Sir Peter Kendall is to lead a review into the future of the Northern Ireland agri-food sector.
23 April 2021 Northern Ireland
Gene editing battle in Scotland
Scottish farmers favour the UK government's approach to gene editing rather than that of their own devolved administration
24 March 2021 Scotland