Cereals tickets to raise money for farming charities

Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine

Early bird tickets for the Cereals Event 2022 are now on sale, with 50% of every ticket price going to a choice of three farming charities. Visitors will be able to choose whether their donation goes to Farming Community Network (FCN), RABI or Yellow Wellies. In addition, FCN will be hosting a fundraiser on day one of Cereals, with celebrity guests to be announced. “We know that farmers are facing a challenging time, with soaring input costs, the transition away from Basic Payments and the uncertainty of global trade deals,” explains event organiser, Alli McEntyre. “As an event, we want to support the industry with as much practical help and advice as possible, but we also wanted to raise funds for those who are most in need.” Visitors will be treated to ever-popular features including the AHDB winter wheat and barley recommended list showcase, expanded crop plots, NIAB Soil Hole and the NAAC Land Drainage Hub. In addition, there will be a wide array of working demonstrations – many of which have already sold out amid strong exhibitor demand. These include the Syngenta Sprays & Sprayers Arena, a regenerative agriculture drilling arena, a new machinery demo area showcasing machines…
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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...