Northern Ireland
Muir beefs up NIEA enforcement team
David Wright
Savings have been found within DAERA to help fund additional NIEA posts.
9 June 2024 News
INHFA survey highlights concerns regarding fertiliser regulations
Just 27% of farmers polled for the INHFA survey described themselves as “very aware” of the new rules.
22 May 2024 News
Older farmers to benefit from capital gains tax changes
But the new regime could have serious implications for the inter-generational transfer of successful family-owned agribusinesses.
Government to launch major review of wildlife legislation in summer
An extensive public consultation on the review of Ireland’s wildlife legislation is to open in mid-June.
Lakeland to move to milk solids payment
NI's largest co-op is to gradually implementing the changes over the next two years. David Wright and Kieran Mailey report.
15 May 2024 Northern Ireland
News Podcast: TB, septic tank inspections and fertiliser penalties
The latest farming news from TB herd incidence and septic tank inspections to potential penalties facing farmers who exceed their phosphorus levels.
10 May 2024 News
Thousands of BPS forms not submitted
Scheme rules are due to change from 2025 onwards, which could see increased activity with entitlement trading.
Beef prices: factories apply pressure to the trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
6 May 2024 Markets
'Severity of the breach' will determine phosphorous penalties - Minister
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue urged farmers to carry out soil sampling of their lands before purchasing fertiliser.
5 May 2024 News
Minister must provide clarity on phosphorus-related penalties - Kerrane
Claire Kerrane of Sinn Féin has asked Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to provide clarity and communication on phosphorus-related penalties.
2 May 2024 News
Beef quotes remain steady ahead of holiday weekend
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef quotes, including the latest quotes available for finished cattle.
29 April 2024 Markets
Beef Trends: farmers force increase in quotes
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished stock.
24 April 2024 Markets