UFU warns farmers to be mindful of farm safety when catching up on work
Niamh Murphy
The Ulster Farmers' Union is urging farmers to slow down, be careful with machinery and livestock and be aware that farm accidents can happen in the blink of an eye.
New UFU president digs in on bovine TB
The new president of the Ulster Farmers' Union has made clear his position on bovine TB.
Cuddy wins UFU deputy president race
Cuddy, who farms beef, sheep and pigs, was effectively in a three-way race for the vacant deputy president position.
Irvine puts future support 'front and centre'
David Wright interviews the new president of the Ulster Farmers' Union, William Irvine.
Muir pushes London for more farm money
At present, NI receives around £300m of ring-fenced funding each year for direct payments to farmers
27 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Prioritise Farming with Nature, says green lobby
Agri-environment schemes should become the central pillar of future farm support, MLAs at Stormont have been told.
27 March 2024 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
27 March 2024 Northern Ireland
‘Strong message’ sent to DAERA on TB
A consultation which proposed cuts to payments for TB reactor cattle has received nearly 5,000 responses
20 March 2024 Northern Ireland
New NI chief vet to review TB policy
NI chief vet Brian Dooher is to review DAERA’s bovine TB policy, Agriculture Minister Andrew Muir has said.
13 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Future funding ‘under threat’ suggests Brown
While farm funding is secure for the next financial year, there is no clarity beyond that
28 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Record number of TB reactors in 2023
Rates of bovine TB continue to set unwanted records in Northern Ireland
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Another green quango is not what we need
Various green groups have made the case for an independent environmental protection agency in NI
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland