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UFU comment on PSNI restructuring announcement
he Ulster Farmers’ Union has welcomed a firm commitment from senior PSNI officers that policing in rural areas and the confidence of rural dwellers in that policing will remain a priority in the coming shake-up of the policing structure.   Read More.....
Created: 30/01/2015 12:29:05

Slump in farm incomes highlights difficult year for farmers
Ulster Farmers’ Union President Ian Marshall has said that following the difficult year experienced by farmers across all sectors it is not surprising that farm incomes were down in 2014 and the figures highlight the challenging cash flow situation faced by many farmers.   Read More.....
Created: 29/01/2015 16:37:42

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

Cautious optimism for global dairy commodity prices
Ulster Farmers’ Union Dairy Chairman Jonathan Moore has said that the increase in the latest Fonterra Auction (Tuesday 6th January) is welcome news,   Read More.....
Created: 07/01/2015 15:56:46

Ulster Farmers’ Union take to the road with President’s Area Meetings
The Ulster Farmers' Union is taking to the road this January for our annual series of President’s Area Meetings. This year the primary focus   Read More.....
Created: 06/01/2015 12:54:46

A New Year message from the Ulster Farmers’ Union President Ian Marshall:   Read More.....
Created: 05/01/2015 10:47:20