Northern Ireland
Bovine TB setting records in NI
David Wright
The upward trend in bovine TB incidence in NI is continuing, the latest DAERA figures show.
Farmers call for action on EU milk market
With prices currently at unsustainable levels, there are some calls for the European Commission to intervene.
Top BPS recipients in NI affected by cap
Defra has published the annual list of direct payments to farmers across the UK.
Farming by the book isn’t always possible
The weather this past spring has provided a significant challenge on many NI farms.
31 May 2023 Northern Ireland
NI roundup: slurry solutions, live export bill and BSE status
Weekly news in-brief from across the farming and food industry in Northern Ireland.
31 May 2023 Northern Ireland
Farmers fear income hit from green policies
A survey of farmer attitudes to future agricultural policy was undertaken by the UFU and IFJ at the 2023 Balmoral Show.
31 May 2023 Northern Ireland
£690m bovine TB bill dwarfs RHI
Over the past five years, our estimates indicate approximately £213m has been needed to cover bovine TB costs in Northern Ireland.
24 May 2023 Northern Ireland
High yields bring lower constituents, AFBI study shows
AFBI research has looked at milk composition on farms in NI operating feed-to-yield systems.
24 May 2023 Northern Ireland
Those against badger cull need to see sense
In the last year the evidence from roadkill assessments suggests TB is up by 69% in local badgers.
24 May 2023 Northern Ireland
Report pours cold water on NI vet school
A vet school in NI is seen as a means of ensuring a long term supply of vets in NI.
24 May 2023 Northern Ireland
Competition authority taking aim at vet companies
Four multinational veterinary businesses have now come under investigation by the UK Competition and Markets Authority in recent years.
24 May 2023 Northern Ireland
High costs impact wool price pay-out
Increased costs in processing and lower consumer demand, have impacted global prices for wool
17 May 2023 Northern Ireland