Northern Ireland
Peatland map to identify key areas for action
David Wright
The mapping exercise will help to highlight areas of peatland in NI where restoration work will deliver a significant benefit.
New €15m fund to expand Wild Atlantic Nature project to western seaboard
The funding will be used to build capacity at local and national levels through upskilling, training and education programmes and restoration work.
30 November 2022 Dealer
Coillte and Gresham House get Dáil airing
While a tie-up between the State forestry agency and the British investment house has not been officially confirmed by either party, there are plenty of straws in the wind regarding a mooted deal.
NI beef price 40p//kg ahead of ROI
A price gap close to 40p/kg has opened in favour of prime cattle processed in NI over animals sold through plants in the Republic of Ireland.
16 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Fearna Molly hits €13,200 in Roscommon
Adam Woods reports from the autumn premier show and sale of Simmental bulls and heifers at the weekend.
26 October 2022 Pedigree
New forestry programme to be 'done and dusted' by end of year
There will be a greater focus on delivering environmental benefits from new and existing forests, Minister Hackett said.
19 October 2022 Forestry
Switching from economics and finance to sheep farming
Following a monumental lifestyle choice Lawrence Martin has put his experience of crunching numbers to good effect in his family’s new life on Carbeth Home Farm in Scotland.
19 October 2022 NI Sheep Programme
Golden Shears world sheep shearing championships call for applications
The 2023 Golden Shears will take place at Scotland’s Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh.
19 October 2022 News
NI grass yields fall during 2022
Total grass growth recorded in NI is down 6% during 2022, according to GrassCheck data.
5 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Maedi Visna outbreak under control, says DAERA
The highly infectious viral disease was detected in Northern Ireland back in January 2022 after three rams from a local flock tested positive in Scotland.
21 September 2022 Northern Ireland
MartBids hosting September Select Angus timed auction
Adam Woods has details of an upcoming timed auction of Angus heifers being ran by Clogher Mart and MartBids.
14 September 2022 Pedigree
Dale Farm set to close two sites in Britain
The Dale Farm operations at Rowan Glen and Kendal are under threat of closure following a review of all operations.
2 September 2022 Northern Ireland