Farmers for Action

NI Farm Groups’ Farm Welfare Bill to come before Stormont Agriculture Committee

NI Farm Groups’ Farm Welfare Bill to come before Stormont Agriculture Committee

A bill lobbying to support high-welfare farming systems with fair prices is set to be discussed by members of Stormont’s...

January 15, 2021

UK fined more than €3.5 million for failure to make progress eradicating TB

UK fined more than €3.5 million for failure to make progress eradicating TB

The European Commission has fined the UK at least €3.5 million over the last two years for a lack of progress...

September 17, 2020

New farm groups alliance to host Northern Ireland beef crisis meeting

New farm groups alliance to host Northern Ireland beef crisis meeting

A new producer group alliance has come together under the name NI Farm Groups to host a ‘beef crisis meeting’...

September 28, 2019

Call for NI farmers to ‘stand firm’ against abattoirs on beef prices

Call for NI farmers to ‘stand firm’ against abattoirs on beef prices

Farmers in Northern Ireland have been urged to “stand firm” against abattoirs, north and south of the border, that attempt...

July 5, 2017

Farm groups in the North respond to TB report which calls for badger cull

Farm groups in the North respond to TB report which calls for badger cull

The final report from the TB Strategic Partnership Group (TBSPG) in Northern Ireland will drive a new debate on how...

December 17, 2016

UK farmers to march on London tomorrow in protest over low prices

UK farmers to march on London tomorrow in protest over low prices

Over 1,000 UK farmers prepare to march on London tomorrow to highlight the challenges they face due to low prices....

March 22, 2016

Northern farmers plan major protest outside EU Belfast offices

Northern farmers plan major protest outside EU Belfast offices

The Farmers For Action (FFA) group in Northern Ireland is holding a major protest outside the EU Offices on the Dublin Road...

August 23, 2015

Video: Cows take over supermarket aisle as farmers protest over milk price

Video: Cows take over supermarket aisle as farmers protest over milk price

Farmers for Action in the UK took action over the price of milk in an Asda supermarket by marching in...

August 10, 2015

Northern farmers call on Minister to provide long-term template for industry

Northern farmers call on Minister to provide long-term template for industry

Northern Ireland farmers have written to the Northern Minister for Agriculture looking for the Agri Food Strategy Board (AFSB) to...

December 23, 2014