N.Ireland

Going, going, Scone! Dairy Council NI’s best scone competition receives almost 15,000 votes

Going, going, Scone! Dairy Council NI’s best scone competition receives almost 15,000 votes

A competition run by the Dairy Council for Northern Ireland (NI) to find the region’s best scone has received almost...

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UK sheepmeat exports for July down 26% on the year

UK sheepmeat exports for July down 26% on the year

Once again, the UK has witnessed a decline in exports of fresh and frozen sheepmeat – this time for the...

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Autumn-calving: Best practice for stomach tubing

Autumn-calving: Best practice for stomach tubing

Stomach tubing is the most effective way of ensuring a calf receives adequate and high quality colostrum shortly after birth....

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BSE case confirmed on farm in England

BSE case confirmed on farm in England

A single case of classical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed on a farm in Somerset, England, the UK’s Department...

September 18, 2021

Machinery Focus: Video – Big Fords and classic tillage

Machinery Focus: Video – Big Fords and classic tillage

Austin Rothwell is a self confessed Ford tractor fanatic, especially those models with six cylinders under the bonnet, although he...

September 18, 2021

Production of flukicide Trodax ceased

Production of flukicide Trodax ceased

Boehringer Ingelheim has confirmed to Agriland that it has ceased the production of the flukicide Trodax. The flukicide, which will...

September 17, 2021

Lakeland Dairies announces membership of new smaller board

Lakeland Dairies announces membership of new smaller board

Lakeland Dairies has announced the new board of the co-operative, which will take effect on November 1, 2021. The announcement...

September 17, 2021

Balmoral Show: New prize unveiled for NI’s top young beef handler

Balmoral Show: New prize unveiled for NI’s top young beef handler

Young beef exhibitors at this year’s Balmoral Show will battle it out in the ring to be the first name...

September 17, 2021

MLAs to debate DAERA Climate Bill next week

MLAs to debate DAERA Climate Bill next week

Stormont politicians are expected to debate Northern Ireland’s second proposed Climate Change Bill for the first time next week. “The...

September 17, 2021

Balmoral Show: Chance to win roan heifer in NI Air Ambulance raffle

Balmoral Show: Chance to win roan heifer in NI Air Ambulance raffle

Visitors to Balmoral Show next week will have the chance to win a roan heifer as part of a charity...

September 17, 2021

A Stormont crash would not affect the passage of NI Farm Welfare Bill

A Stormont crash would not affect the passage of NI Farm Welfare Bill

Farmers For Action’s, William Taylor, has confirmed that any premature winding-up of the Stormont Executive will not impede the progress...

September 16, 2021

Existing chemistries still important in controlling herbicide-resistant weeds

Existing chemistries still important in controlling herbicide-resistant weeds

According to Life Scientific UK and Ireland country manager, Ruth Stanley, existing chemistries can still play a role in controlling...

September 16, 2021

Ballymena farm business fined £2,500 for reseeding uncultivated land

Ballymena farm business fined £2,500 for reseeding uncultivated land

A Dungiven farm business has been fined £2,500 in court for ploughing and reseeding uncultivated land without permission. McCloskey Livestock...

September 16, 2021

Fancy becoming one of NI’s new Sheep Technology Demonstration Farms?

Fancy becoming one of NI’s new Sheep Technology Demonstration Farms?

Farmers who would like to see their flock become one of Northern Ireland’s two new Sheep Technology Demonstration Farms have...

September 15, 2021

UFU offers training for slurry contractors amid concern licensing could be introduced

UFU offers training for slurry contractors amid concern licensing could be introduced

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has announced plans to hold two online training sessions to inform slurry contractors about several...

September 15, 2021

Reducing calving age linked to 13% increase in lifetime dairy cow performance

Reducing calving age linked to 13% increase in lifetime dairy cow performance

Northern Ireland farmers are costing themselves thousands in additional heifer rearing costs by calving on average four and a half...

September 15, 2021

Loaders, jets and trucks at JCB auction

Loaders, jets and trucks at JCB auction

JCB has something for just about every yard and farm workshop out there in its latest auction, to be held...

September 15, 2021

British Irish Chamber of Commerce: Imports extension ‘necessary’

British Irish Chamber of Commerce: Imports extension ‘necessary’

The British Irish Chamber of Commerce is encouraging agri-businesses to make use of what it calls a ‘necessary’ extended grace...

September 15, 2021