April 03, 2020
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PhD Studentship Opportunity - Understanding dairy cow behaviour to improve production and welfare in robotic milking systems

AgriSearch are co-funding an exciting new PhD project which is seeking to understand dairy cow behaviour to improve production and welfare in robotic milking systems. This project will be supervised by Dr Gareth Arnott of Queen’s University School of…
March 24, 2020
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GRASSCHECK – 20 YEARS OF POSITIVE IMPACT FOR NI FARMERS

Over the last 20 years the GrassCheck programme has been fundamental in assisting ruminant livestock farmers maximise returns from grazed grass. This initiative led by AgriSearch and AFBI, in partnership with CAFRE and DAERA, has monitored year on year…
February 18, 2020
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AGRISEARCH R&D AND INNOVATION FUNDING VITAL TO TACKLING ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES FACING LIVESTOCK SECTOR

The farmer-funded research and innovation body, AgriSearch has said the role of R&D and innovation will be centre-stage in tackling the challenges the livestock sector is facing regarding the environment. “The adoption of innovative techniques into everyday…
February 04, 2020
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DAIRY FARMERS WANTED TO PARTICIPATE IN RESEARCH ON ROBOTIC MILKING SYSTEMS

AgriSearch (in partnership with AFBI and CAFRE) are currently seeking to recruit 25 dairy farmers from across Northern Ireland, who are currently operating robotic milking systems to participate in a robotic milking research project. The overall objective of…
February 03, 2020
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NEW FACES AT AGRISEARCH

The farmer-funded research and innovation body, AgriSearch has announced several changes to its board of trustees and advisory committees at its recent Annual General Meeting. Jo-Anne Dobson from Co. Armagh joins the board as an independent farmer trustee and…
January 22, 2020
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COWS updates its guide to parasite control

The Control of Worms Sustainably in cattle group (COWS) has released updated chapters of its technical guide to parasite control, at the Animal Health Distributors’ Association conference in Birmingham last week (Wednesday 15 January 2020). The new sections,…

Project Officer (Permanent Grassland)

Jan 17, 2020 CAREERS
The Northern Ireland Agricultural Research and Development Council (T/A AgriSearch), is a…

Placement Student - Agricultural Research (Ruminant Livestock)

Dec 30, 2019 CAREERS
The Northern Ireland Agricultural Research and Development Council (T/A AgriSearch), is a…

HAVE YOUR SAY ON DECISION SUPPORT TOOLS FOR PERMANENT GRASSLAND

Dec 23, 2019 News
AgriSearch and AFBI are continuing their series of farmer and industry workshops to…

AgriSearch to launch calf rearing booklet at the Winter Fair

Dec 08, 2019 News
Research results of real relevance to producers will be displayed and discussed on the…

Consider treating cattle at housing to get on top of liver fluke

Oct 21, 2019 News
With the National Animal Disease Information Service (NADIS) forecasting high risk of…

HAVE YOUR SAY ON DECISION SUPPORT TOOLS FOR PERMANENT GRASSLAND

Oct 15, 2019 News
AgriSearch and AFBI are holding a series of farmer and industry workshops to review the…