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Northern Ireland
Weather woes spark demand for silage
Kieran Mailey
Demand for silage is quickly rising as fodder shortages on livestock farms intensify
Strong mart trade curtails factory cuts for sheep
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Strong mart trade curtails factory cuts for sheep
Marts continue to record strong demand for hoggets and lambs, curtailing attempts by processors to cut prices in NI
Tirlán confirms 2.5p/l weather support payment
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Tirlán confirms 2.5p/l weather support payment
Tirlán will make a 2.5p/l support payment on March milk to suppliers based in NI
NI dairy farmers on the move for April
There has been isolated reports of farmers switching milk processors in NI during April.
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Reducing livestock emissions with red clover silage
The benefits of red clover were outlined to farmers during a webinar hosted by Germinal
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Buying stores to graze: Do the costs stack?
Where farmers are planning to purchase store cattle to graze and finish, doing up a budget before buying is advised. Kieran Mailey reports.
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Farmers doing more and more for less
Current support to farmers has been relatively static for 20 years so is being eaten away by inflation
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Farmer has DAERA charges quashed on appeal
A Tyrone farmer was originally convicted of a series of offences linked to a cattle identification inspection
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Cut back on slurry for first cut, farmers told
Applying slurry in April is not ideal unless ground has been grazed beforehand
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
No windfall for suckler beef in new schemes
David Wright assesses the impact new beef schemes might have on payments to suckler to beef farms.
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Wet weather puts contingency plan under strain
Having a contingency plan for relentless rain is vital for farming businesses, writes Derek Robinson
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland diary of events
Shows, sales and events across the NI agri-food industry over the next week
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland