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Senior heifer class winner was Ballinalare Farm Ivory bred by Joe Wilson, Rathfriland. Picture: MacGregor Photography

Junior bulls lead Simmentals

County Tyrone pedigree breeder Cecil McIlwaine has been visiting Balmoral Show for more than 30 years, but this year he found himself in the middle of the cattle lawn judging the Simmental entry at the 151st show.

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M&S recognises local producers

M&S recognises local producers

Producers from across Northern Ireland and Ireland were recognised by M&S at its Select Farm Awards presentation, which took place on the first day of this year’s Balmoral Show.

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Pupils Daisy Forbes,  Robyn Graham, Ellie Palmer and Amy Edgar, are pictured with Stuart Meredith, agronomist Wilson's Country; host farmer Derek Erwin, and Glenn Stewart, teacher Loughries Integrated Primary School

Children take part in a potato project

Northern Ireland’s leading potato packing business, Wilson’s Country, has joined forces with a Co Down primary school in order to provide a group of children with the unique opportunity of following the progress made by a commercial crop of ‘spuds’, from planting through to final harvest.

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