N.Ireland

Strathroy pays 38c/L for June milk, back 1c/L

Strathroy pays 38c/L for June milk, back 1c/L

Strathroy Dairy has confirmed that it has paid a price equivalent to 38c/L (before bonuses) to its Republic of Ireland...

July 18, 2014

Cattle supplies in Northern Ireland tighten

Cattle supplies in Northern Ireland tighten

Weekly prime cattle throughput in Northern Ireland plants has continued to decline with 4,643 clean cattle slaughtered last week. According...

July 14, 2014

Grazing infrastructure pays dividends

Grazing infrastructure pays dividends

A recent farm walk was held on the dairy farm of John and George Hanna, Downpatrick. They demonstrated how the...

July 12, 2014

Strathroy continues to grow its milk pool in the South East

Strathroy continues to grow its milk pool in the South East

Ruairi Cunningham, Managing Director of Strathroy Dairies, has told Agriland that it is continuing to grow its farmer supply base...

July 10, 2014

Ambitious growth strategy leads to Dale Farm reporting 30% growth in sales

Ambitious growth strategy leads to Dale Farm reporting 30% growth in sales

Dale Farm, the dairy processing unit of United Dairy Farmers Co-op, has reported a 30% increase in sales for 2013 –...

July 10, 2014

‘Nomad cattle problem is a commercial issue’

‘Nomad cattle problem is a commercial issue’

The issue of nomad cattle is a commercial one and can only be resolved by the commercial stakeholders, according to to...

July 9, 2014

ICSA to meet Michelle O’Neill on store cattle exports

ICSA to meet Michelle O’Neill on store cattle exports

A spokesperson for the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has confirmed to Agriland that the organisation’s President Patrick...

July 8, 2014

CAP agreement for Northern Ireland – a deal well done!

CAP agreement for Northern Ireland – a deal well done!

Northern Ireland Farm Minister Michelle O’Neill has kept to her word and delivered a CAP deal for Northern Ireland that...

July 2, 2014

Beef prices consistently higher then quotes in Northern Ireland

Beef prices consistently higher then quotes in Northern Ireland

According to the Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) in Northern Ireland, the prices paid for beef are consistently higher than...

June 29, 2014

Blowfly strikes in Northern Ireland

Blowfly strikes in Northern Ireland

Blowfly has struck in a number of Northern Ireland counties, according to the latest data from Novartis. According to Novartis,...

June 29, 2014

Northern Ireland beef looks to China for growth

Northern Ireland beef looks to China for growth

Ulster Farmers’ Union president Ian Marshall said that genuine opportunities exist in China for Northern Ireland food products. He was...

June 19, 2014

Northern Minister’s focus on beef crisis welcomed

Northern Minister’s focus on beef crisis welcomed

Sinn Féin MLA and spokesperson on agriculture Oliver McMullan has said he welcomes the focus being placed by the North’s...

June 19, 2014