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Northern Ireland
Avian flu housing order introduced in NI
David Wright
The housing order in Northern Ireland applies from midday on Monday 28 November.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Beef factories fear new-year supply shortages
With record kills in recent weeks, all indications point to finished cattle numbers being very tight in the first quarter of 2023.
23 November 2022 News
Used tractor imports down 31%
FTMTA figures show there were 2,243 used tractors registered by the end of October this year, compared with 3,259 units for the first ten months of 2021, representing more than a 31% reduction.
Min-till planting makes immediate impact on monitor farm
AHDB monitor farmer Alastair Craig has seen lower fuel use and improved crop establishment in his winter cereal enterprise near Limavady, Co Derry.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
NI poultry news: Moy Park restart and UFU-CAFRE conference
Moy Park to re-start processing line at Ballymena and poultry conference set for Greenmount.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Retail shortages put spotlight on egg sector
While outbreaks of avian influenza had some impact, producers are clear that unsustainable eggs prices are the main reason for supply shortages.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Burke takes over at AI Services
Larry Burke is the new Group Chief Executive Officer of AI Services Ltd.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Mullan new chair of NIFCC board
George Mullan has stepped up to serve as chairman of the board of NIFCC.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Finance key to peatland restoration suggests Murnion
A peatland mapping exercise in NI highlights areas in greatest need of restoration.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
ABP UK launch £1.5m farm scheme
The aim of PRISM 2030 is to help farmers improve their carbon footprint and make their farms more sustainable.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
NI Trends: finished cattle prices edging upwards; price boost for lamb trade
Factory prices on finished cattle are edging upwards in Northern Ireland and there is positive moves in the sheep trade.
23 November 2022 Markets
NI news: charity auction and support for pigs
News in brief from the farming and food industries across Northern Ireland.
23 November 2022 News