Northern Ireland
Muir pushes London for more farm money
Peter McCann
At present, NI receives around £300m of ring-fenced funding each year for direct payments to farmers
27 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Rise in NI dairy profits forecast
Economic modelling by The Andersons Centre is based on a typical 150-cow dairy herd in Northern Ireland.
13 March 2024 Grass & feeding
Dairy beef on the edge
The value of good farm infrastructure was on display at the DairyBeef 500 farm walk near Union Hall in west Cork recently. Stock have had almost three weeks at grass in February. Tommy Moyles reports.
ESB profits soar to €868m in 2023
Electricity generator says profitability needs to be maintained to fund investment plans.
7 March 2024 News
Devenish made £14.2m loss in 2023 ahead of significant restructuring
Northern Ireland animal nutrition company moves to focus on core business.
6 March 2024 News
Registration open for IFJ / LMC conference
The event takes place on Thursday 21 March at the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Positive outlook for 2024 pig trade
Adam Woods reports from the Bord Bia meat marketing seminar where Joe Burke gave an overview of the 2023 trade and looked forward to 2024.
21 February 2024 Pigs
Is there profit potential in dairy-beef systems?
Nicky Byrne, Ellen Fitzpatrick and Jamie O’ Driscoll from Teagasc take a look at the profit potential in dairy-beef systems.
21 February 2024 Breeding & health
Fall in feed ingredient prices should see continued profitability
Thankfully, feed prices improved throughout 2023, writes Ciarán Carroll, Teagasc.
21 February 2024 Pigs
Half of all cost on NI dairy farms is feed
In 2023, concentrates made up 40% of costs on benchmarked dairy farms in Northern Ireland, with forage costs accounting for a further 9%.
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Spring conference on outlook for 2024
The conference in March will look at the prospects for agriculture across NI and the UK in 2024.
7 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Five Aurivo farms chosen for new profitability programme
Aurivo chair Raymond Barlow said the initiative equips farmers with the skills to confidently face challenges such as increased regulation and environmental demands.
2 February 2024 News