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UFU Latest MPI

UFU Latest MPI

UFU MPI: 28.28ppl (up from 27.95ppl) – After four successive falls the GDT index in New Zealand increased 2.7% on 16th July, an average of US$3,412/tonne. WMP rose by 3.6% to $3,074/tonne and cheddar was up 3.3% at $3,869/tonne. A total

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Remarkable tree stories

Remarkable tree stories

Every fortnight people from a farming background, or who have a heart for the countryside, offer a personal reflection on faith and rural life. They hope that you will be encouraged by it.

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Good hunting practice is essential

Good hunting practice is essential

In 2012 Countryside Alliance Ireland (CAI), the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) and the Northern Ireland Masters of Hounds Association (NIMHA) signed a ’Memorandum of Understanding and Co-operation’ (MOU) to inform and advise on best practice and protocol for those engaged in hunting with hounds on agricultural land, and to encourage compliance.

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Mandina Fulton, left, Countryside Services discusses the Agri-Food Co-Operation Scheme with Fergus Wallace from Taste Causeway. Photograph: Columba O'Hare/ Newry.ie

£30,500 available for farmers and foodies

Individuals and small businesses involved in the agri-food sector who feel that they would benefit from £30,500 financial support to market a new idea, product, process or technology can avail of support from the Agri-Food Co-operation Scheme.

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UFU question DfE involvement in RHI

UFU question DfE involvement in RHI

The Ulster Farmers’ Union says that current proposals from the Department for the Economy (DfE) to deal with financial difficulties among Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) participants are inadequate.

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