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Northern Ireland
Grain markets set for upward trend
David Wright
Grain prices have bottomed out, and an upturn is now likely, attendees at the arable conference at Greenmount were told.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Top tips for spring slurry applications
Spring is the best time of year for spreading slurry as nutrient availability is higher. As the slurry window opens, Kieran Mailey offers some tips for spreading.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Big range in quotes for red diesel
Price quotes for red diesel vary and farmers are advised to price around for the best value.
Farmers urged to feed in views on ammonia
A consultation on a draft ammonia strategy closes in NI on 3 March 2023.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
New standards added to English farm schemes
A raft of different payments are available under new English farm schemes.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Uncertainty in market, claims fertiliser chief
David Wright reports from the annual conference organised by the Ulster Arable Society, CAFRE and the Ulster Farmers’ Union.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Big range in price quotes for cattle tags
Farmers looking to order identification tags before calving and lambing starts should note there is a range in price quotes between manufacturers.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Deals for hoggets rise to 550p/kg
Tight supplies and increased competition in the marts has seen hogget prices trending upwards in Northern Ireland.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Cull cows see biggest jump in value
Growing demand for cull cows in the live trade has seen a significant increase in prices being paid year on year.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
NI round-up: Markethill Mart, cow throughput and nutrient webinars
Round-up of news in-brief from across the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
New tool to assess pollution at sensitive sites
Farmers have had to pay large amounts to get impact assessments done to accompany planning applications.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland diary of events
Shows, sales and events happening across the NI agri-food industry over the next week.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland