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NI milk prices 5p/l behind ROI
Kieran Mailey
Official milk prices show that farmers in NI have received significantly less for milk than counterparts in ROI over the last 12 months.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
NI milk prices lag behind Europe’s best
Milk prices in NI have kept pace with Britain, but fall short of key European producers. Kieran Mailey reports.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Big lift in butterfat and protein in October 2022
Butterfat and protein percentages recorded by milk processors in October 2022 are significantly ahead of the NI average from the same month in 2021.
NI milk league: Dale Farm leads with milk price over 50p/l
Dale Farm has finished at the top of the Northern Ireland milk league for October.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
NI milk league: Dale Farm and Tirlán dominate one million-litre league
Dale Farm tops the monthly one million-litre milk league in NI, but Tirlán continues to lead over a rolling 12-month period.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
In pictures: bumper trade for fatstock at Keady Mart
The Christmas show and sale of prime cattle at Keady Mart saw an electric trade for top-quality livestock.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Cut the meal being fed or keep driving on?
Some farmers are feeding less concentrate, which has led John Egerton to question his own system.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Impressed by contractor work in New Zealand
Zac Elkin from Craigantlet in Co Down is currently working on a dairy farm in the Canterbury foothills of New Zealand.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Complications with bird flu vaccine rollout
Vaccinating for bird flu could have implications for international trade as it is unclear how it would affect the UK’s official avian influenza disease status.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Half of Tier 1 recipients are under 40
Overall, 31% of participants across all RDP-funded schemes in Northern Ireland were under 40 years of age.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Poots in firing line over NI Protocol
Former DAERA Minister Edwin Poots set the direction for agricultural policy in NI, but is it all about to unravel?
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Fat lamb prices rise to 560p/kg
Demand for fat lambs remains solid and prices have increased to 560p/kg for the main run of animals sold direct for slaughter.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland