“Local means fresh and the fresher the strawberry is the tastier it is. The Irish strawberry is traditionally sweeter because of the cooler nights, they are slower at ripening so Irish strawberries are a bit like wine,” says Mark Conway of Conway Summer Fruits.
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
The Ulster Farmers’ Union, along with winter barley competition sponsors Clarendon Agri Care and Bayer Crop Science, is pleased to announce that Raymond, William and David Wilson, of the UFU Ards Group, have been awarded first place in the 2019 UFU winter barley cereal competition.
Earlier this year, DAERA reached an agreement with the European Commission (EC) on a new Nutrients Action Programme (NAP) for Northern Ireland, replacing the previous Nitrates Action Programme and Phosphorus (Use in Agriculture) Regulations.