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NI news: charity auction and support for pigs
Peter McCann
News in brief from the farming and food industries across Northern Ireland.
18 November 2022 News
Look for ID when unknown visitors arrive on farm - UFU
The Police Service of Northern Ireland has seen a rise in crime over the past few weeks, the UFU has said.
2 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Full-time president and part-time farmer
UFU president David Brown hosted a visit by agricultural journalists to his Fermanagh farm last Friday.
Over-reaction to new penalty regime
Repeated negligent breaches of the rules in NI will come with penalties capped at 15%.
2 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Grain chief questions gender quotas
The Ulster Farmers’ Union held a Women In Agriculture conference in Cookstown last week.
2 November 2022 Northern Ireland
DAERA set out aims of targeted badger cull
David Wright reports from the first of six information meetings on new plans to cull badgers in TB hotspot areas of NI.
26 October 2022 Northern Ireland
It's down to the farm for the PSNI
The UFU is rolling out on-farm training to all Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) districts where the basics of farming are covered.
16 October 2022 News
PSNI chief warns of agri crime risk
The number of agricultural crimes in Northern Ireland continues to follow a long-term downward trend.
12 October 2022 Northern Ireland
UFU president assured on soil scheme
The four-year soil nutrient health scheme will sample soils across fields in NI.
12 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Survey highlights challenges on NI farms this winter
An AgriSearch/UFU survey of NI farmers confirms that silage quality is a major issue this winter.
6 October 2022 Northern Ireland
NI round-up: UFU webinar, BGS final three and electric charges
Weekly news in-brief from across the agri-food industry in Northern Ireland
5 October 2022 Northern Ireland
NI farm leaders positive about future
High input costs were hitting margins on local farms, and this was leading to changes within the industry.
5 October 2022 Northern Ireland