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Ulster Grassland Society News

UGS/Danske Bank Innovation Awards 2020

Reminder  The closing date for the UGS/Danske Bank Innovation awards is coming close at the end of September.  There are...

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Grassland Innovation Awards Competition 2020

2020 Grassland Innovation Awards Competition This year the Ulster Grassland Society is looking for unique ideas in grassland and farm...

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Video on farm of Paul Turley and his son Frank, Downpatrick

In July 2011 a visit to the farm of Paul Turley was jointly organised by the Ulster Grassland Society, the...

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John Martin, Greyabbey outlines his management of the flock during 2020

John Martin a sheep farmer from Greyabbey, Co Down, outlines his management of the flock during the difficult grassland year...

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John Egerton and sons, Rosslea Co Fermanagh outlining details of their suckler, sheep and calf rearing enterprises on their farm

John Egerton and his sons outline their suckler and sheep enterprises on the family farm near Rosslea. John was Ulster...

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John Egerton and sons, Rosslea, Co Fermanagh with details of their calf rearing enterprise and the suckler herd breeding policy

John Egerton decided that he had to diversify from his suckler and sheep enterprise to have a sustainable business for...

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Lilburn Family Farm, Dromore Co Down

The Lilburn family farm between Hillsborough and Dromore. They won the 2017 UGS Grassland Farmer of the Year Competition and...

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Video visit to the farm of Harold Johnston and sons, Ahoghill

Grass growth during 2020 has been variable  with a slow spring followed by drought conditions for many areas during May...

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Dew McConnell – New BGS President

Congratulations to  UGS Past President Drew McConnell, who has been installed as President of the British Grassland Society for 2020/2021....

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