Winter Fair

Winter Fair Online to reveal first ‘Champion of the Decade’

Winter Fair Online to reveal first ‘Champion of the Decade’

The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) has announced plans to mark the date of its flagship dairy show online, showcasing...

November 25, 2020

Canada’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair cancelled for 2020

Canada’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair cancelled for 2020

Canada’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has become the latest major industry event to fall victim to the Covid-19 pandemic. The...

June 25, 2020

Countdown is on to this year’s Royal Ulster Winter Fair

Countdown is on to this year’s Royal Ulster Winter Fair

The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) has launched its 33rd Royal Ulster Winter Fair. AFBI, Hillsborough was the location for...

November 9, 2018

RUAS new chief executive named and set to take up role before Balmoral

RUAS new chief executive named and set to take up role before Balmoral

The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) has named its new chief executive. It’s expected Alan Crowe will take up the role...

February 2, 2018

New winter show on the cards for beef breeders

New winter show on the cards for beef breeders

There could be another Christmas show on the way for northern pedigree beef breeders – with plans underway for an...

December 15, 2017

Winter Fair: Full results, pictures and video highlights

Winter Fair: Full results, pictures and video highlights

Hiltara’s Lauthority Echo 2 has been named this year’s Royal Ulster Winter Fair Supreme Champion. It marks the first time...

December 14, 2017

Dale Farm launches two new producer schemes

Dale Farm launches two new producer schemes

Dale Farm has launched two new producer-focused schemes, aimed at encouraging members to supply more milk. The first is a...

December 14, 2017

NI indepth: ‘I was anxious the members hadn’t got the message this could be the end of Balmoral Show’

NI indepth: ‘I was anxious the members hadn’t got the message this could be the end of Balmoral Show’

The chief executive of the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS), Colin McDonald, might be standing down – but that doesn’t mean...

December 14, 2017

5 farm gadgets you need to see at this year’s Winter Fair

5 farm gadgets you need to see at this year’s Winter Fair

The AgriLand team has picked out some of the most innovative farm gadgets we know you won’t want to miss...

December 14, 2017

Winter Fair: Dairy sector now operating within four-year cycles

Winter Fair: Dairy sector now operating within four-year cycles

The international milk industry is now operating within business cycles that last between three to four years, according to Dairy...

December 14, 2017

New £3 million centre to make Balmoral Ireland’s largest exhibition space

New £3 million centre to make Balmoral Ireland’s largest exhibition space

Visitors to this year’s Winter Fair might notice the massive £3 million (€3.4 million) structure in construction right beside the Eikon...

December 14, 2017

Winter Fair: Crowds flock to Ireland’s largest dairy show – follow the action as it happens

Winter Fair: Crowds flock to Ireland’s largest dairy show – follow the action as it happens

Hundreds of farmers have already made their way through the doors of this year’s Royal Ulster Winter Fair and thousands...

December 14, 2017

Winter Fair: Just two days to go until the North’s flagship dairy show

Winter Fair: Just two days to go until the North’s flagship dairy show

With just two days to go until this year’s Royal Ulster Agricultural Society Winter Fair the countdown is on – but...

December 12, 2017

Winter Fair: Live hoof trimming and calf rearing to take centre-stage

Winter Fair: Live hoof trimming and calf rearing to take centre-stage

Live hoof-trimming and calf rearing demonstrations are expected to draw spectators at this year’s Royal Ulster Winter Fair. New to...

December 7, 2017

Former World Expo Dairyman of the Year to judge this year’s Winter Fair

Former World Expo Dairyman of the Year to judge this year’s Winter Fair

US stockman and former World Dairy Expo Dairyman of the Year Hank Van Exel has been confirmed as the 2017...

November 5, 2017

Wexford-Donegal partnership wins Winter Fair inter breed title

Wexford-Donegal partnership wins Winter Fair inter breed title

Breeders from the Republic of Ireland took home a high proportion of the silverware on offer at the Royal Ulster...

December 9, 2016

Top prizes at North’s Winter Fair go to breeders from the south

Top prizes at North’s Winter Fair go to breeders from the south

Co. Carlow Holstein breeder Liam Murphy won the 2015 Royal Ulster Winter Fair Inter Breed Championship with his home bred...

December 12, 2015

Winter Fair to remain a one-day event

Winter Fair to remain a one-day event

There is no appetite to transform the Winter Fair from a one day to a two-day event, according to Royal...

December 8, 2015