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Update from North Antrim

Update from North Antrim

The North Antrim group of the Ulster Farmers’ Union held a very successful Winter Programme which came to a season’s close on Tuesday, February 12, when they had a special presentation made to Air Ambulance NI.

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Round Bale N.I. winners: 'Back row (l-r): Joyce McConnell, Ballyclare Group; Lynsey Crawford, Alan Boyd United Feeds; and Lesley Graham, North Tyrone Group. 'Front row (l-r): James Robson (1st place), Ivor Ferguson, UFU President;  Jonathan Crawford (2nd place) and Stephen Smyth (3rd place).

UFU celebrates top silage makers

This week the Ulster Farmers’ Union recognised Northern Ireland’s top silage makers of 2018 as the UFU and sponsors United Feeds hosted their Annual Silage Competition awards ceremony in the Glenavon Hotel, Cookstown.

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Scrap metal thefts in decline

Scrap metal thefts in decline

Scrap metal has a long history of falling victim to rural thieves and although the actions of these rural thieves could be described as somewhat opportunist., in many cases, the thief will already have sourced a buyer for the stolen scrap and are in effect ‘stealing to order’.

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Randox Northern Ireland Potato Festival

Randox Northern Ireland Potato Festival

Ulster Farmers’ Union deputy president, David Brown, says that the Randox Northern Ireland Potato Festival 2019 is set to be an extremely successful event and the UFU are delighted to be part of the celebrations.

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New Rural Dweller Membership launched

New Rural Dweller Membership launched

The Ulster Farmers’ Union has launched a new membership category for rural dwellers, offering those who may not actively farm, the opportunity to support the UFU in their role of promoting and supporting a vibrant and sustainable rural economy where agriculture is secure and pivotal to its future.

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