Northern Ireland
AgriSearch to invest over £400,000 in GrassCheck
David Wright
The initiative provides current grass growth data as well as predictions for the next two weeks ahead.
16 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Research work to do on feed additives
David Wright reports on some of the main issues discussed at the AFBI Science Outlook Conference 2022.
5 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Nothing to fear in carbon audits says AFBI Director
In an interview with the Irish Farmers Journal, Professor Elizabeth Magowan outlines her views on the future for NI farming
Forage quality important in low concentrate cattle diets
During the Planning for Performance event, Dr Francis Lively outlined the potential for wintering cattle on low-concentrate diets.
5 October 2022 Northern Ireland
New research on milk from sustainable feeds
A new AFBI research project is examining the potential impact of removing cereals and soya from dairy cow diets.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland
News in-brief: dairy study, YFCU CEO and beef and sheep events
Round-up of weekly news in-brief from across the agri-food industry in NI.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Research backs up badger control policy
The work looked at whether remaining badgers are more likely to roam when selective culling takes place.
10 August 2022 Northern Ireland
New research sheds light on soil carbon
The researchers conclude that soil compaction could negatively affect how much carbon a grassland field is able to accumulate in the future.
10 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Martbids announces September Select Aberdeen Angus Timed Auction
Adam Woods has details of a rare opportunity to acquire stock from some of Northern Ireland’s top Aberdeen Angus pedigree herds.
8 August 2022 Pedigree
Cushnahan heading back to Hillsborough
Dr Aidan Cushnahan is heading back to AFBI Hillsborough to take up a dairy research post.
13 July 2022 Dealer
Billions of tonnes of carbon stored on NI farms
The Egerton family in Co Fermanagh are one of seven taking part in the ARC Zero project.
22 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Mindset change with multispecies swards
Several hundred farmers attended an AgriSearch farm walk on the Turley farm on Monday.
15 June 2022 Northern Ireland