Farming Life

Sizing up the competition at the Dorset County Show

Farming News
Seaforde Cereal grower Richard Kane (left) assessing the quality of this years winter barley with Moore Concretes Jeff Haslett. All the grain grown on the farm is dried and then moved to a bespoke 4,500t store, which features Moores versatile precast bunker wall system

Bunker Walls provide the flexible grain storage option

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Glanbia Ireland launches Milk & Feed Loyalty Scheme

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Businessmen keep spirit of Oyster Festival alive for 2017

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Ian Henry with his wife Angela and daughter Grace

Grassland management key to success for new dairy farm entrant

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Commercials in with a bang, out with a splash

Farming News

Lambs sell to £92.80 and fat ewes to £104 at Downpatrick Mart

Market Reports

Markethill Mart: Heavy bullocks sell to a top price of £1,560

Market Reports
Belinda Hawthorne (Mid Down Group) and Kerry Anderson (Head of Funding with NI Air Ambulance) picking up the collection buckets for Castlewellan show.

Mid Down group looks to autumn programme

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Pictured in the winning field of spring barley is Andrew Simpson, Alan Miller UFU Lagan Group Manager, Harry Simpson and Philip Simpson

Lisburn grower wins 2017 Spring Barley Competition

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Group managers Ruth McKelvey and Stewart Grey congratulating Lorna Hewitt on 25 years service.

Mid-Tyrone look forward to winter programme

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CAFRE student on placement at Hunter Equestrian

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Left to right: UFU Deputy president Ivor Ferguson, YFCU and agriculture and rural Aafairs member Ian Wilsom, UFU president Barclay Bell; host farmer Alan Wallace, DEFRAs head of future farming policy, Guy Horsington, agriculture and rural affairs chair and YFCU vice president William Beattie, host farmer David Wallace, UFU deputy president Victor Chestnutt, YFCU honorary treasurer Bob Esler and UFU CEO Wesley Aston

YFCU meets DEFRA’s head of future farming policy on local farm visits

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International Miss Macra 2017 and YFCU member Lynsay Hawkes is pictured beside Sin�ad Guiney who was the International Miss Macra 2016.

Lynsay is crowned International Miss Macra

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Young Farmers take part in filming for BBC’s ‘Home Ground’

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