UFU farm visits for NI agri leaders

Wednesday, 12 August, 2020

On Monday, (10 August) the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) organised a number of agriculture visits for the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) Minister, Edwin Poots MLA and the Chairperson of the Assembly’s Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee, Declan McAleer MLA. The NI agri leaders visited Garry Bog Ballymoney, Casey’s farm Cloughmills and Jamieson’s Farm Ballycastle along with the UFU leadership team.

A wide range of important and pressing issues were covered including Brexit and future trade agreements, future farm support, the financial impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), environmental controls and planning, and a future bovine TB strategy.