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AAC Farm Visit

AAC Farm Visit

The Alternative Arrangements Commission technical panel’s Shanker Singham and Frank Dunsmuir, attended two farm visits on Thursday, 15th August in Co. Armagh. They were kindly hosted by sheep farmer Aidan Ward, and dairy farmer Norman Morton and his son James, all of whom are UFU members.

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Getting the positive narrative out there

Getting the positive narrative out there

In the wake of the misreporting by the BBC on the UN’s IPCC report on land use and climate change, it has never been so important for farmers to educate themselves and the public about the truth behind greenhouse gas emissions, writes UFU policy manager, James McCluggage (pictured).

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Rural Support event

Rural Support event

Heather Maxwell (Rural Support volunteer), Jude McCann (Rural Support chief executive) and David Brown (UFU deputy president), pictured at Enniskillen show promoting “Shift Happens! An Audience with the Resilient Farmer”.

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Pictured in the winning field is L-R: Mark and Paul Russell, UFU'North Tyrone group and Rachel Buchanan, UFU group manager pictured with Mark's sons Lee, Aaron and Ryan.

County Tyrone farmers win UFU oats competition

The Ulster Farmers’ Union along with the oats competition sponsors Origin NI and BASF, is pleased to announce that Mark and Paul Russell from the North Tyrone UFU group, have been awarded first place in the 2019 UFU oats cereal competition.

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UFU represents NI dairy interest in Brussels

UFU represents NI dairy interest in Brussels

Speaking after his latest visit to Brussels, Ulster Farmers’ Union dairy committee Brussels representative, William Irvine, says he is positive that the strong relationships built with European colleagues over the years will continue post-Brexit.

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