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Recruitment for Open Farm Weekend 2019

Recruitment for Open Farm Weekend 2019

Recruitment for the Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend 2019 is well underway and the steering group is looking for a whole host of new farmers to help educate the public on the realities of farming and food production. Taking place on 15th and 16th June 2019, the award-winning event aims to involve a wide variety of working farms throughout Northern Ireland.

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Pictured from left are Ruth Pollock (Mid Tyrone Group Manager); Ruth Aiken (Mid Tyrone office); Andrew Caldwell (Mid Tyrone Group Chairman); Ray Elkin (County Tyrone Chairman); Michelle McDaid (Air Ambulance NI); 'Stewart Grey (Mid Tyrone Group Manager); Reggie Alcorn (Mid Tyrone Committee); and Ramey Cunningham (Mid Tyrone office)

Mid Tyrone reflect on 2018

Mid Tyrone UFU were delighted to be able to present a cheque of £4,690 to Air Ambulance NI as part of the UFU centenary celebrations in 2018. This was in addition to the £4,000 raised at the County Tyrone UFU dinner in November.

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Agents for change in
the UK dairy sector

Agents for change in the UK dairy sector

Last week, a UFU delegation attended the 29th Semex Dairy Conference in Glasgow. Coinciding with the Prime Minister’s “Meaningful Vote” on her proposals on the deal to see us leave the EU, it was fitting that the theme for the two-day event was “Agents for Change”.

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2019 Annual VI Operator Road Shows

2019 Annual VI Operator Road Shows

The dates for the 2019 Annual VI Operators Roadshows have now been announced. These workshops are being delivered jointly by the Ulster Farmers’ Union and CAFRE at various locations around Northern Ireland.

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Making Tax Digital (MTD) inception date fast approaching

Making Tax Digital (MTD) inception date fast approaching

With just seventy-eight days remaining to the introduction of Making Tax Digital, the UFU Legislation Committee would again like to encourage UFU members to take the necessary steps to ensure that they can comply with the requisites brought about through the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD).

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Pictured are representatives of Department of Infrastructure (DfI) Rivers and RPS Consulting Engineers meeting with the UFU to provide an update on the findings of the review of the Lough Neagh Operating Scheme.

UFU meet with DFI Rivers and RPS Group

Representatives of Department of Infrastructure (DfI) Rivers and RPS Consulting Engineers recently visited Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) Headquarters to give UFU representatives an update on the findings of the review of the Lough Neagh Operating Scheme.

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