All winter wheat area now going for spring wheat.
All winter beans destined for spring beans.
After the dismal harvest of last year, and this random season coming forward I'll be glad to start drilling winter crops this Autumn and get back to some sense of normality. Hard to measure yield increases when the weather ruins one harvest and then affects the season following.
Spring Wheat, Spring OSR and possibly some spring oats - just to reduce the area of spring rape.. I would like to have grown some spring beans, but I do not think our soils will be in a good enough state to grow a half decent crop...
The Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) recently submitted oral evidence to members of the Stormont Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (AERA) committee on the content and potential impact of the Northern Ireland Climate Change Bill (No.2).
This draft legislation was recently introduced to the Northern Ireland Assembly by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) in conjunction with agriculture minister, Edwin Poots.
“We were accompanied by representatives from a wide range of food industry bodies, including the Northern Ireland Meat Exporters’ Association,the Ulster Farmers’ Union [UFU], Northern...