Northern Ireland
Complications with bird flu vaccine rollout
Peter McCann
Vaccinating for bird flu could have implications for international trade as it is unclear how it would affect the UK’s official avian influenza disease status.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Poots in firing line over NI Protocol
Former DAERA Minister Edwin Poots set the direction for agricultural policy in NI, but is it all about to unravel?
23 November 2022 News
NI news: charity auction and support for pigs
News in brief from the farming and food industries across Northern Ireland.
Look for ID when unknown visitors arrive on farm - UFU
The Police Service of Northern Ireland has seen a rise in crime over the past few weeks, the UFU has said.
18 November 2022 News
Full-time president and part-time farmer
UFU president David Brown hosted a visit by agricultural journalists to his Fermanagh farm last Friday.
2 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Over-reaction to new penalty regime
Repeated negligent breaches of the rules in NI will come with penalties capped at 15%.
2 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Grain chief questions gender quotas
The Ulster Farmers’ Union held a Women In Agriculture conference in Cookstown last week.
2 November 2022 Northern Ireland
DAERA set out aims of targeted badger cull
David Wright reports from the first of six information meetings on new plans to cull badgers in TB hotspot areas of NI.
26 October 2022 Northern Ireland
It's down to the farm for the PSNI
The UFU is rolling out on-farm training to all Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) districts where the basics of farming are covered.
16 October 2022 News
PSNI chief warns of agri crime risk
The number of agricultural crimes in Northern Ireland continues to follow a long-term downward trend.
12 October 2022 Northern Ireland
UFU president assured on soil scheme
The four-year soil nutrient health scheme will sample soils across fields in NI.
12 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Survey highlights challenges on NI farms this winter
An AgriSearch/UFU survey of NI farmers confirms that silage quality is a major issue this winter.
6 October 2022 Northern Ireland