Northern Ireland
NI milk league – the facts behind the figures
Kieran Mailey
Kieran Mailey explains what is, and what isn't, included in our monthly milk league.
24 May 2023 Markets
NI Trends: steady cattle trade but quotes ease; pressure on lamb trade
Factories in Northern Ireland have cut base quotes, but price deals are little changed. However, cuts to lamb prices are adding pressure on the trade.
Tirlán keeps hold of top spot for April
Tirlán makes it two months in a row on top of the NI milk league having paid the highest price for April.
Processors move to cut lamb quotes
Sheep processors in Northern Ireland have cut lamb quotes and are also exerting pressure on the cattle trade.
24 May 2023 Northern Ireland
Tirlán paying higher prices for milk solids
Tirlán continues to dominate the league tables in NI for 1m litre suppliers.
24 May 2023 Northern Ireland
In pictures: super trading for grazing stores at Swatragh Mart
With grass growth onthe increase, there was increased demand for light stores at the weekly cattle sale in Swatragh Mart.
24 May 2023 Markets
Falling grain prices put pressure on feed mills
Grain markets continue to trend downwards, leaving feed mills under pressure to cut ration prices.
24 May 2023 Northern Ireland
Five tips for farm safety at silage time
Fieldwork is reaching peak levels and with the aim to get silage in as quickly as possible in dry conditions, safety can be overlooked.
23 May 2023 Grass & feeding
Five tips for cutting first-cut silage
As silage season kicks off across Ireland, outlined are five tips to keep in mind.
20 May 2023 Management
Tom Perry takes shearing title at Balmoral
Tyrone’s Tom Perry was the star performer at the national sheep shearing championships held at Balmoral Show.
17 May 2023 Northern Ireland
Four months of milk price cuts in NI
Reductions of between 2.5 to 3.5p/l have been applied by milk processors for April supplies.
17 May 2023 Northern Ireland
NI roundup: fertiliser price cuts, butter and powder strengthen
News in-brief from across the farming and food industry in Northern Ireland.
17 May 2023 Northern Ireland