Rachel Martin, AgriLand

Rachel Martin

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United Kingdom

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Recent:
  • AgriLand
Past:
  • Belfast Telegraph

Recent articles by Rachel:

NI farm lobby body warns against June start date for farm inspections

A group representing three Northern Ireland farming bodies has warned against recommencing on-farm inspections on June 8. → Read More

NI Minister of Agriculture to review pause on routine inspections

Routine departmental farm inspections could soon resume in Northern Ireland, according to the Minister of Agriculture Edwin Poots. → Read More

NI Minister of Agriculture to review pause on routine inspections

Routine departmental farm inspections could soon resume in Northern Ireland, as Minister of Agriculture Edwin Poots has outlined steps to get back to normality. → Read More

UFU proposes drive-in AGM and presidential election

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) is proposing to hold a drive-in annual general meeting so that it can elect its next president. → Read More

Date set for Farm Quality Assurance inspections to resume in NI

The Northern Ireland Beef and Lamb Farm Quality Assurance Scheme (FQAS) Industry Board has said it will soon resume inspections. → Read More

DAERA Minister supports the ‘Milk Your Moments’ campaign

Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has given his support to a UK-wide campaign that aims to encourage people to drink milk. → Read More

Oxford Farming Conference to proceed as digital event in 2021

AgriLand is Ireland’s largest news portal for the agricultural sector, bringing you all the latest daily farming news. → Read More

Study finds Pirbright African swine fever vaccine has 100% success rate

AgriLand is Ireland’s largest news portal for the agricultural sector, bringing you all the latest daily farming news. → Read More

CAFRE Level 2 courses to be ‘open for business’ from June

Northern Ireland's College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise has announced plans to open applications for the next round of its Level 2 courses. → Read More

Minister Poots to begin work to divvy up £25 million Covid fund

Minister of Agriculture Edwin Poots has said he will start work to divvy up a £25 million emergency funding boost to help the industry cope with Covid-19 market disruption. → Read More

24,500 Single Applications submitted on time in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's Department of Agriculture has confirmed that 24,494 Single Applications were received by the deadline on May 15, 2020. → Read More

Dale Farm boss appointed as new NIFDA chairman

Dale Farm group chief executive Nick Whelan has been appointed as the new chairman of the Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association. → Read More

NI allocates £25 million of its Covid emergency fund to agri-food

Northern Ireland's Department of Finance has made £25 million emergency Covid-19 funding available to the region's agri-food sector. → Read More

Paul Hemingway named as the new president of IAgrE

AgriLand is Ireland’s largest news portal for the agricultural sector, bringing you all the latest daily farming news. → Read More

Covid-19 makes case to end rural school closures says FFA

The Covid-19 pandemic has proved the social value of smaller, rural schools, according to a Northern Ireland farm lobby group. → Read More

NI public urged to buy takeaways to support struggling hospitality sector

Northern Ireland’s Minister of Agriculture has urged the public to indulge in takeaways as the hospitality sector adapts to try to keep afloat during the lockdown. → Read More

NI academic awarded £250,000 to use crowd-tracking technology to improve broiler welfare

Academics from Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded $311,000 (£252,000) to use video-based crowd-tracking technology typically used to monitor human crowds to improve the welfare of broilers. → Read More

‘Ulster Fry Index’ falls for second year running

The cost of a cooked traditional Ulster Fry has fallen for the second year in a row, according to a novel index tracking the cost of Northern Irish breakfast. → Read More

Unannounced inspection found Moy Park site had ‘high standard’ of Covid measures

A recent unannounced inspection at the Moy Park site where an employee who died of Covid-19 worked found no major issues. → Read More

Union writes to First Minister over Moy Park employee death

Union leaders have written to the First and Deputy First Minister demanding testing for poultry and meatpacking sector employees after a worker at Moy Park's Dungannon site has died of Covid-19. → Read More