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Letter from Bord Bia - responding on the subject of Irish beef
Letters to the Editor
'Irish beef is established as a premium product.' - Joe Burke, senior sector manager, meat and livestock, Bord Bia.
17 November 2021 News
NI left out of trade deal scrutiny group
The new Trade and Agriculture Commission has much less farmer representation when compared to its previous incarnation.
15 September 2021 News
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry across Northern Ireland
NI agri-food – an industry that can’t fail
The Northern Ireland (NI) farming industry has many challenges ahead, especially with future targets around climate change, water quality in lakes and rivers, and lower ammonia emissions
15 September 2021 Plough on
Mower used to get on top of grass
Co Antrim dairy farmer Robert McConaghy prefers pre-mowing paddocks over topping.
30 June 2021 Farmer Writes
New Johne’s test a ‘game changer’
A new diagnostic test for Johne’s control on farms has been developed by scientists at QUB
24 March 2021 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
17 February 2021 News
Online medicine record proposed for Red Tractor
The proposals, which are due to come into effect from November 2021, are for both the dairy scheme and the beef and lamb scheme.
6 January 2021 News
Ruffling feathers for NI poultry producers
There are a lot of issues on the agenda for the UFU poultry committee. Peter McCann speaks to its chair Ronnie Wells.
16 December 2020 Poultry
Ministers north and south to discuss PGI
Final version of PGI application published prior to submission but opposition remains in NI.
2 December 2020 News
NI trends: prime cattle in demand but cow trade easing; lamb prices rising
Beef prices in Northern Ireland remain robust for prime cattle, although the cow trade is easing. Base quotes on lambs are also rising.
4 November 2020 Markets
NI prime cattle trade remains buoyant
Processing demand for prime beef cattle remains strong at abattoirs in NI
4 November 2020 Northern Ireland