Ulster Farmers’ Union deputy president, David Brown, says that the Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre 2018 is set to be an extremely successful event and the UFU are delighted to be part of the celebrations promoting local ‘home grown’ produce.
The North-East Armagh group would like to congratulate Group Manager Jacqui Laverty on the birth of Farrah. Jacqui and Farrah are keeping well and we look forward to Jacqui returning to work in January.
A target weight of 0.6kg average daily gain during the first winter is optimal. There may be a case for higher weight gains and higher supplementation rates if animals are being sold out of the sheds at the end of the first winter instead of going back to grass.
On Saturday 8th September 2018 the Ballymoney Group of the Ulster Farmers’ Union had the privilege of hosting the UFU County Antrim Centenary Dinner which was held in the prestigious surroundings of the Galgorm Resort & Spa in Ballymena.
Ulster Farmers’ Union deputy president, David Brown, says that the Randox Northern Ireland Potato Festival 2018 is set to be an extremely successful event and the UFU are delighted to be part of the celebrations.
Do you enjoy singing? Mid & West Antrim UFU Groups have teamed up with the Northern Health & Social Care Trust to facilitate a number of free singing sessions during October, November and December 2018 led by Karen Diamond.
With the change in seasons the Ards Group are preparing to get ready for the commencement of the 2018/2019 winter programme. We have a number of events that should be of interest to members between now and Christmas.
The UFU has showed its support to the Embrace FARM 32 county tractor drive. The 2018 National Ploughing Championships saw the conclusion of ‘Our Drive to Remember’ campaign in memory of lives lost and seriously injured on Irish farms. The aim was to raise awareness for farm safety.