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Ulster Grassland Society News

Greenmount Bursary Awards 2019

Each year from 2009 the UGS has provided a bursary for a Greenmount student completing a higher education programme.  Students...

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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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Winners of UGS/Danske Bank 2020 Grassland Innovation Awards Announced

2020 Grassland Innovation Awards Competition Due to Corona virus restrictions the Society was unable to run the Grassland Farmer of...

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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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