May 14, 2019
Francis Lively (AFBI) and Graeme Campbell (CAFRE) discussing the forthcoming “Breeding for Performance” events on 28th & 29th May
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“BREEDING FOR PERFORMANCE” BEEF EVENTS IN BALLYMENA AND CLOGHER MARTS

“Breeding for Performance” will be the title of two events targeted at beef farmers, that are being organised by AFBI, CAFRE and AgriSearch. The events will be held on Tuesday 28th May in Ballymena Livestock Market and Wednesday 29th May in Clogher Livestock…
May 01, 2019
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OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN AGRISEARCH COMMITTEE

The farmer funded research body, AgriSearch is inviting forward looking farmers to join its advisory committees and help shape the future of the sector. The successful candidates will be dairy, beef and/or sheep farmers with a track record of implementing…
April 26, 2019
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).
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INVESTING IN GRASSLAND MANGEMENT YIELDS DIVIDENDS FOR BEEF FARMERS

A small investment in grassland management can yield a very large return. That was the key take home message at the “Grazing for Growth” Beef farm walk at John Egerton’s organised by AFBI, CAFRE and AgriSearch. At the first stop Elizabeth Earle from…
April 23, 2019
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“GRAZING FOR GROWTH” BEEF FARM WALK IN SOUTH DOWN

The second “Grazing for Growth” farm walk being organised by AFBI, CAFRE and AgriSearch will be held on the farm of Philip Truesdale, Ballyward, County Down on Wednesday 1st May 2019 at 2pm. Philip (who farms in partnership with his father Harold) farms 70…
April 18, 2019
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GrassCheck Dairy Farm Walks

AgriSearch, AFBI and CAFRE will be hosting two GrassCheck farm walks next week on 25th and 26th April on the farms of Joe Cush (Pomeroy) and Harold Johnston (Ahoghill). Several topics will be addressed during the farm walks, including an overview of the data…
April 16, 2019
John Egerton
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FERMANAGH TO HOST FIRST “GRAZING FOR GROWTH” BEEF FARM WALK

The first Grazing for Growth” farm walk being organised by AFBI, CAFRE and AgriSearch will be held on the farm of John Egerton near Rosslea, County Fermanagh on Wednesday 24th April at 2pm. John farms 90 suckler cows, with the herd split up 50:50 into spring…

GRASSCHECK FARM WALK: MAXIMISING MILK FROM GRAZED GRASS WITH HIGH YIELDING COWS

Apr 11, 2019 News
Making the most of grazed grass with high yielding cows will be a key topic of discussion…

“Grazing for Growth” Beef Farm Walks

Apr 10, 2019 News
“Grazing for Growth” farm walks will be held on the farms of GrassCheck Beef pilot…

FOCUS ON GRAZING MANAGEMENT SUPPORTS HIGH YIELDS FROM GRASS ON GRASSCHECK POMEROY FARM

Apr 09, 2019 News
The upcoming AgriSearch-AFBI-CAFRE farm walk on 25th April at 10:45 am, to be held at the…

OPPORTUNITY TO SHAPE FUTURE OF AGRISEARCH AS FARMER TRUSTEE

Apr 01, 2019 News
An opportunity has arisen for an independent farmer trustee to join the board of…