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Transitional scheme will help ease blow for DA farmers
Ulster Farmers’ Union Hill Farming Chairman Ian Buchanan has said that the confirmation that applications will open for a Transitional Payment to the Disadvantaged Area (DA) Scheme from 1st February 2015 will help to ease the blow to DA farmers who will not be eligible for the Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme proposed under the new Rural Development Programme.   Read More.....
Created: 22/01/2015 10:18:11

UFU comment on EFRA report on dairy prices
The House of Commons’ Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) committee have put forward a number of recommendations that   Read More.....
Created: 21/01/2015 11:41:21

UFU take action on growing NI/GB pig price differential
Following an emergency meeting of the UFU’s Pork & Bacon Committee, the Union is taking a series of actions to address the growing   Read More.....
Created: 16/01/2015 12:10:21

Controlled Heather Burning and Bracken Control Information Meeting
The Ulster Farmers’ Union has teamed up with the D.A.B. Farmers’ Group to organise a ‘Controlled Heather Burning and Bracken Control’ information meeting on Monday 19th January   Read More.....
Created: 13/01/2015 12:11:25

UFU welcomes LFA payment announcement
The Ulster Farmers’ Union has welcomed Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill’s announcement that the rates for the 2015 Less   Read More.....
Created: 13/01/2015 11:36:46

UFU meet with Health Minister regarding the future of Rural Healthcare Provision
Ulster Farmers’ Union Deputy President Barclay Bell has led a delegation of representatives from the UFU to meet with the Minister for Health, Social Services   Read More.....
Created: 12/01/2015 10:12:59