News podcast: Bord Bia tables QA changes, IFA's AGM and land leasing prices
Noel Bardon
Listen now to get the latest on proposed Bord Bia quality assurance scheme changes for beef farmers, straw prices and the IFA AGM.
10 January 2024 News
Beef farmers should buy from QA herds - Bord Bia
The controversial proposal states that 'bought-in livestock should be purchased from Bord Bia certified herds'.
10 January 2024 News
Bord Bia tells beef farmers to buy cattle from QA farms
Use of LESS slurry spreading technology is also proposed under possible changes to Origin Green.
Farmers should be paid for carbon audits
Letter to the NI Editor on carbon audits From Robert Wilson, Randalstown
1 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Red Tractor has delivered for UK beef farmers
UK farmers are pushing back against pushing the Red Tractor standard further, but it has delivered value.
27 October 2023 News
Over 1,400 farmers removed from SCEP
Some 17,600 farmers remain in SCEP following the removal of those who did not meet the SBLAS requirement.
25 October 2023 News
Red Tractor bolt-on will cause ‘duplication’ in NI
The new module was announced last week, although it has received an angry response from farmer representatives.
18 October 2023 Northern Ireland
Up to 3,500 suckler farmers to lose out on SCEP payments
Adam Woods has details around a potential loss of SCEP payments by 3,500 farmers.
6 September 2023 Breeding & health