Northern Ireland
Billions of tonnes of carbon stored on NI farms
David Wright
The Egerton family in Co Fermanagh are one of seven taking part in the ARC Zero project.
15 June 2022 Sustainability
Lime can be applied at any time of the year
Lime use is on the up and with good reason. It is one of the best investments that can be made on farms.
15 June 2022 Sustainability
On farm with the soil farmer of the year
This mixed farmer is doing some simple things that work on his farm and are making a big difference from clover establishment to animal health.
Jumping worms wreak havoc in Connecticut
I'm told they were originally brought into the US from Japan to feed Platypuses in the Bronx Zoo.
15 June 2022 News
Beef Management: scanning problem cows and grass growth issues
Dealing with problem cows during breeding, dealing with grass growth and quality issues, and a clostridial vaccine booster reminder.
15 June 2022 Management
Balancing nutrients and balancing opinions
From the soil to the laptop, there are many different ways to think about sustainability and most decisions taken to improve sustainability are fairly simple.
15 June 2022 Sustainability
Taking on the challenge of reaching net zero farming
Co Antrim sheep farmers Roger and Hillary Bell held a farm walk where they outlined how their farm is planning to get to net zero carbon. Kieran Mailey reports.
8 June 2022 Management
Lighthouse farms: a global classroom and laboratory
The global lighthouse farms series has shone a light on the many ways in which farmers around the world have adapted their farming systems to meet the needs of tomorrow, reports Rogier Schulte.
Farmer Writes: the shallow rule
This week, Gerald Potterton considers changes to cultivation rules under the Nitrates Action Programme.
8 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Thrive: time for clostridial vaccine booster
The second dose of the clostridial vaccination is where the majority of immunity will come from and should be given one month after the initial dose.
UFU president backs soil health scheme
The £45m soil nutrient health scheme aims to sample fields across NI over a four year period.
1 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmers must get on board with soil scheme
The £45m soil nutrient health scheme is a world leading initiative that will provide a vital baseline for NI farming.
25 May 2022 Northern Ireland