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All set for Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre

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.

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What to think about when housing store beef this winter

What to think about when housing store beef this winter

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.

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Take care when mixing slurry

Take care when mixing slurry

With the closed period for slurry spreading due to commence on 15 October 2018 at midnight, the UFU and HSENI is urging farmers to take extra care when mixing slurry.

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Busy time for North Antrim members

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.

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Mid and West Antrim hit the high notes

Mid and West Antrim hit the high notes

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.

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Embrace FARM – 32 County ‘Our Drive to Remember’

Embrace FARM – 32 County ‘Our Drive to Remember’

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.

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