July 14, 2019
Sam Boon (AHDB) speaking to a packed turnout at the recent “Breeding for Performance” event in Draperstown Livestock Market.
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EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE AT SHEEP BREEDING EVENT

Around 100 farmers attended the recent “Breeding for Performance” roadshow at Draperstown Livestock Market organised by AFBI, AgriSearch, CAFRE and LMC. Speakers at the event included Sam Boon (Signet); Dr Aurelie Aubry (AFBI), Dr Eileen McCloskey (CAFRE) and…
July 05, 2019
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“BREEDING FOR PERFORMANCE” SHEEP EVENT IN DRAPERSTOWN MART

This event is part of a series of Beef and Sheep events entitled ‘Future proofing Beef and Sheep farming’, organised during 2019 by AFBI, CAFRE, AgriSearch and the LMC. Each event focuses on one of three key topics under the control of the producer, with…
June 26, 2019
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"BREEDING FOR PERFORMANCE” SHEEP EVENT IN DRAPERSTOWN MART

Sheep breeding and flock health management will be the key focus at the upcoming “Breeding for Performance” event being organised by AFBI, CAFRE, AgriSearch and the LMC. This will be held on Tuesday 9th July at 7pm in Draperstown Livestock Market. The event…
June 26, 2019
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AGRISEARCH TO SHOWCASE LATEST SHEEP RESEARCH

AgriSearch will be attending this year’s NSA Sheep NI event on 1st July 2019 at Ballymena Livestock Mart. The AgriSearch stand will feature research findings of relevance to Northern Ireland lamb producers. This will include “Lamb from Grass” which form part…
June 04, 2019
Dr Francis Lively (AFBI) speaking at the recent “Breeding for Performance” event at Ballymena Livestock Market
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EXCELLENT TURNOUT AT BREEDING FOR PERFORMANCE ROADSHOW

Around 200 farmers attended the recent “Breeding for Performance” roadshows at Ballymena and Clogher Livestock Markets organised by AFBI, AgriSearch, CAFRE and LMC. Speakers at the events included Dr Francis Lively (AFBI); Dr Steven Johnston (CAFRE), Dr Barry…
May 21, 2019
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LEADING BEEF SCIENTIST TO SPEAK AT MART EVENTS

Professor David Kenny An internationally renowned beef scientist from Teagasc will speak at the “Breeding for Performance” events being organised by AFBI, CAFRE, AgriSearch and LMC. The events will be held on Tuesday 28th May in Ballymena Livestock Market and…

BENEFITS OF GRASS BUDGETING HIGHLIGHTED AT GRASSCHECK DAIRY FARM WALKS

May 20, 2019 News
The benefits of grass measuring were highlighted at recent GrassCheck dairy farm walks…

“BREEDING FOR PERFORMANCE” BEEF EVENTS IN BALLYMENA AND CLOGHER MARTS

May 14, 2019 News
Francis Lively (AFBI) and Graeme Campbell (CAFRE) discussing the forthcoming “Breeding for Performance” events on 28th & 29th May
“Breeding for Performance” will be the title of two events targeted at beef farmers, that…

OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN AGRISEARCH COMMITTEE

May 01, 2019 News
The farmer funded research body, AgriSearch is inviting forward looking farmers to join…

INVESTING IN GRASSLAND MANGEMENT YIELDS DIVIDENDS FOR BEEF FARMERS

Apr 26, 2019 News
Speakers at the “Grazing for Growth” beef farm walk:  (from left) Barry McIlnerney (AFBI, Stormont), Francis Lively (AFBI, Hillsborough), Elizabeth Earle (AgriSearch), Suzanne Higgins (AFBI, Newforge), John Egerton (Host Farmer) and Francis Breen (CAFRE).
A small investment in grassland management can yield a very large return. That was the…

“GRAZING FOR GROWTH” BEEF FARM WALK IN SOUTH DOWN

Apr 23, 2019 News
The second “Grazing for Growth” farm walk being organised by AFBI, CAFRE and AgriSearch…

GrassCheck Dairy Farm Walks

Apr 18, 2019 News
AgriSearch, AFBI and CAFRE will be hosting two GrassCheck farm walks next week on 25th…