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Ulster Grassland Society Events

Ulster Grassland Events 5 May 2015

2015 spring visit to Pat Lavery, Portadown

The Ulster Grassland Society’s spring meeting was a visit to the dairy farm of Pat Lavery. A very wet morning did...

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Ulster Grassland Events 20 Apr 2015

2015 Summer Beef/Sheep Visit to John Egerton, Rosslea

Rosslea suckler beef and sheep farmer John Egerton hosted an extremely successful farm walk for members for the Ulster Grassland...

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Ulster Grassland Events 27 Jan 2015

Annual Conference 2015

Newly elected UGS President David Johnston set the scene by highlighting that unlike much of Europe, grass yield in NI...

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Ulster Grassland Events 29 Oct 2014

2014 dairy autumn visit to Harold Johnston & Sons, Ahoghill

The Ulster Grassland Society’s autumn dairy meeting was a visit to the dairy farm of Harold Johnston, Ballybollen House, 5...

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Ulster Grassland Events 16 Sep 2014

2014 autumn Visit to John & Jonathan Carson, Downpatrick

The 2014 autumn beef visit was to the farm of John and Jonathan Carson,  54 Ballyculter Road,  Downpatrick,  Co Down, BT30 7BD on Tuesday evening, 16th...

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Ulster Grassland Events 19 Jun 2014

2014 Summer Visit to Dean & Jim Wright, Portadown

Father and son team Jim and Dean Wright hosted a visit to their Co Armagh dairy farm for members of...

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Ulster Grassland Events 28 Jan 2014

Annual Conference 2014

Over 180 people attended the UGS annual conference wich was held on Tuesday 28th January 2014 at the RUAS Conference...

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Ulster Grassland Events 12 Sep 2013

2013 Autumn Dairy Visit to Montgomerys farm

Unique to the farm is the use of liquid nitrogen injected into the grazing ground by a local contractor when...

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Ulster Grassland Events 5 Sep 2013

2013 Visit to John & Joe Milligan, Castlewellan

  John is one of eight farmers involved in the Northern Ireland Suckler Beef Programme. The aim of this programme...

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