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Co. Down cereal grower questions the role of a Tillage Incentive Scheme

Co. Down cereal grower questions the role of a Tillage Incentive Scheme

A Co. Down cereal grower does not believe that a measure such as a Tillage Incentive Scheme (TIS) should be...

April 30, 2022

BYDV hits Co. Down barley crop

BYDV hits Co. Down barley crop

A Co. Down cereal grower has confirmed that Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) has caused problems within his 2021/22 winter...

April 29, 2022

Tractor club delivers Christmas cheer with cheques to charity

Tractor club delivers Christmas cheer with cheques to charity

While tractor runs have been a rare sight over the past year due to Covid-19, this didn’t stop one vintage...

December 26, 2020

‘All night silage-cutting’ complaint prompts fiery online debate

‘All night silage-cutting’ complaint prompts fiery online debate

A complaint made by a local community page in Co. Down about “all night silage-cutting”, which encouraged members of the...

August 13, 2020

Information sought following hit-and-run…involving tractor

Information sought following hit-and-run…involving tractor

Help and information has been sought from the public in relation to a hit-and-run incident involving a tractor by the...

October 10, 2019

Agricultural land provides 40ac and winter accommodation for livestock

Agricultural land provides 40ac and winter accommodation for livestock

An excellent holding of agricultural land, an attractive farm house, yard and farm buildings, is currently on the market at £16,250/ac....

December 25, 2018

44ac of agricultural land for sale enjoys substantial road frontage

44ac of agricultural land for sale enjoys substantial road frontage

Shooter property services brings to the market excellent agricultural land on 44ac, along with a two-storey dwelling and outbuildings. Located...

December 23, 2018

Stolen vehicles recovered in Down leading to 4 arrests

Stolen vehicles recovered in Down leading to 4 arrests

Four men were arrested in a police operation targeting stolen vehicles in Northern Ireland recently, the Police Service of Northern...

October 15, 2018

Fire threats sweep the country once more

Fire threats sweep the country once more

Gorse fires have been wreaking havoc in Co. Wicklow today, while elsewhere in the country a farm fire which could...

July 13, 2018

Co. Down ice cream rises to top in indulgence market

Co. Down ice cream rises to top in indulgence market

A trip to an orchard near Ljubljana, Slovenia, proved to be a ‘light bulb’ moment for Co. Down farmer, Will...

August 19, 2017

Co. Down farmer helps to rear barn owl chicks

Co. Down farmer helps to rear barn owl chicks

A Co. Down farmer has been helping to rear three barn owl chicks after the adult male was injured on...

August 13, 2017

Pics: County fleet turns heads in ‘County’ Down

Pics: County fleet turns heads in ‘County’ Down

Last weekend played host to a major silage harvesting event – involving hoards of vintage and classic tractors and harvesters...

August 9, 2017