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Slurryquip take on Börger slurry separation equipment
Gary Abbott
Northern Irish Slurry equipment manufacturer Slurryquip has recently been appointed as the Irish importer for the Börger range of slurry separators.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Top tips for spring slurry applications
Spring is the best time of year for spreading slurry as nutrient availability is higher. As the slurry window opens, Kieran Mailey offers some tips for spreading.
1 February 2023 Footprint Farmers
15% cut in N use on Tullamore Farm last year
Calving had just began when the Irish Farmers Journal team visited Tullamore Farm last week. Ellen Durkin reports.
Martin Equipment showcases dribble bars and umbilical solutions
Newcomer to the slurry equipment market, Martin Equipment, displayed its range of slurry handling solutions at the AJS Spring Farm Machinery Show held at the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Co Antrim.
1 February 2023 News
Home Farm: Good even spread on the bare ground
The extra water from the rainfall fills up the tank by an extra 8 to 10 inches, which means we had to transfer diluted slurry to an adjoining tank.
1 February 2023 Viewpoints
Farmers urged to feed in views on ammonia
A consultation on a draft ammonia strategy closes in NI on 3 March 2023.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Over 400 more nitrates derogations granted in 2021
There were more applications for a nitrates derogation in 2021 when compared with the year previous.
1 February 2023 News
Caution required as slurry season opens
The slurry season in NI runs from 1 February through to midnight on 15 October.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Farmer Writes: soil sampling, even more important than ever
Many farmers may not be aware of the new nitrates and slurry rules included in the nitrate action programme 2022-2025, James Strain writes.
31 January 2023 Farmer Writes
Listen: one-year lead time on tandem-axle tankers
On this week’s Young Stock Podcast, Peter Thomas Keaveney speaks to Eoin Keane, who has an architectural technology degree and is the sales manager for Carlow-based HiSpec Engineering.
26 January 2023 News
Farmers hold the key to retaining freedoms
Farmers want to retain the freedom to farm amid regulatory pressures, but we need to help our case through responsible behaviour.
25 January 2023 Dealer
Department clarifies deadline for accelerated capital allowance scheme
The Department has sought to reassure farmers that the six month timeframe is due to be extended before the June deadline.
25 January 2023 News