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Northern Ireland
Falling agri crime trend levels off
Peter McCann
Across the 11 regional policing districts in NI, agricultural crime was on the rise in six last year
Drop calf prices on the rise in NI marts
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Drop calf prices on the rise in NI marts
Strong demand is driving on the trade for calves in NI livestock marts
Gorrycam Turbo sells for 32,000gns at Carlisle
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Gorrycam Turbo sells for 32,000gns at Carlisle
NI bred Limousin bulls had a successful outing at the annual spring sale for the British Limousin Society in Carlisle.
Training fully booked for soil scheme
All courses to be held this spring as part of the SNMS are fully booked with farmers now being directed to the online training option.
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Lakeland and Dale Farm increase January prices
Lakeland Dairies and Dale Farm have increased base prices for January supplies
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Ten tips to stretch straw for calving and lambing
With straw prices are at record highs and availability limited, Kieran Mailey outlines some options to stretch supplies this spring.
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
DAERA proposes changes to sheep carcase grading
The change would give DAERA inspectors the power to enforce rules around sheep grading
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Beef farmers can’t complain about BCRS
The beef carbon reduction scheme will pay £75 per head from 1 April onwards
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Ammonia cuts to cost NI farmers millions
An in-depth analysis of the costs associated with reducing ammonia emissions has been undertaken by KPMG.
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Growing anger at Welsh farm policies
The Welsh government is currently consulting on some radical changes to farm support.
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Analysis of bales doesn’t stack up
Despite harvesting in ideal conditions, the energy value of baled silage is lower than expected, writes Derek Robinson.
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland diary of events
Weekly round-up of sales and events happening across the NI agri-food industry
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland