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Northern Ireland
DAERA working on new climate targets
Peter McCann
It comes as a bitter debate over an emissions target for the agriculture sector in the Republic of Ireland concluded last week.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Ten tips to building covers for autumn grazing
Livestock farmers should be planning ahead to build grass covers for autumn grazing.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmer Writes: first trial with red clover silage
John Egerton has sown out his first ever field with a red clover/perennial ryegrass mix.
Factories cut NI lamb price to 500p/kg
Sheep processors in Northern Ireland have made further cuts to lamb prices, with quotes down to 500p/kg.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Mixed outcomes at key dairy auctions
There were mixed results for dairy commodities at key market auctions this week.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Many different options for young farmers
DAERA is working on a “generational renewal programme”, although it remains unclear just what it might entail.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland diary of events
Shows, sales and events happening across the NI agri-food industry over the next week.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Delays with Tier 2 capital grant scheme
Almost 200 applications were submitted for the £12m Tier 2 grant scheme in Northern Ireland.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Tax clarity for retiring English farmers
HMRC has clarified the tax implications on lump sum payments to farmers exiting the sector.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
UK must adopt ‘red lines’ on trade
A London-based think tank has recommended that the UK government put in place a set of core standards relating to trade.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Angus most popular beef sire in NI
With Aberdeen Angus bulls widely used by dairy farmers, it is the most popular beef breed in NI.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Open border makes ASF ‘inevitable’, warns BMPA
The British Meat Processors Association has warned about the dangers of not checking goods entering Britain.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland