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Northern Ireland
MLAs pressed on agri climate plan
Peter McCann
The UFU wants “proper recognition” of the carbon that is removed from the atmosphere and is stored in soils, trees and hedgerows on farms.
7 December 2022 Crops
Willow – Ireland’s high-value super crop?
Willow has had a troubled past in Ireland but this highly versatile crop could have a bright future in Ireland, writes Stephen Robb.
7 December 2022 Northern Ireland
Bird flu – ‘Do the right thing’, urges chief vet
David Wright reports from the UFU / CAFRE poultry conference held online on Monday.
Opportunities for farmers in energy sector
Farmers should take control of as much of their energy needs as they can, a local energy expert has suggested.
7 December 2022 Northern Ireland
NI Trends: prime cattle and cow prices edging upwards; fat lambs hold firm
Factory prices on prime cattle and cull cows are improving in Northern Ireland this week, although there is a much steadier outlook in the sheep trade.
7 December 2022 Markets
Increasing prevalence of mycotoxins in silage
Mycotoxins are routinely found in grass silage samples and can cause a range of problems within dairy herds
7 December 2022 Northern Ireland
Positive price trends for prime NI beef and lamb
Factory prices for finished cattle and fat lambs remain positive in Northern Ireland.
7 December 2022 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
7 December 2022 Northern Ireland
On board with new bovine TB strategy
The strategy, as it is presented, must not fail due to farmer apathy, writes Robert McConaghy.
7 December 2022 Northern Ireland
Lower GHG emissions and higher profit with clover
David Wright reports from the AgriSearch 'Capitalising on Clover' seminar held in Cookstown last Thursday.
7 December 2022 Northern Ireland
Red diesel quotes drop below 90p/l
In Northern Ireland, the latest quotes on red diesel continue to trend downwards.
7 December 2022 Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland diary of events
Shows, sales and events happening across the NI agri-food industry over the next week
7 December 2022 Northern Ireland