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…
May 20, 2019
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BENEFITS OF GRASS BUDGETING HIGHLIGHTED AT GRASSCHECK DAIRY FARM WALKS

The benefits of grass measuring were highlighted at recent GrassCheck dairy farm walks held on the farms of Joe Cush and Harold Johnston organised by AFBI, AgriSearch and CAFRE. The two farms are part of a group of 20 dairy farms in the GrassCheck project…
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…

“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…

FERMANAGH TO HOST FIRST “GRAZING FOR GROWTH” BEEF FARM WALK

Apr 16, 2019 News
John Egerton
The first Grazing for Growth” farm walk being organised by AFBI, CAFRE and AgriSearch…

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…