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Ballyhaise Dairy Open Day

The poor weather didn’t deter a crowd of several hundred visitors attending the ballyhaise dairy open day held on the 1st Oct. The event has been a regular fixture in recent years offering farmers in the region an insight into Ballyhaise’s ongoing research programme. The objective of the project is […]

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Macra Na Feirme Annual Conference

Ulster Banks stand for the Macra Na Feirme national conference is set-up with delegates from around the country to start arriving at 3 pm for the weekend rally. All attending should ensure a visit to the Ulster Bank stand over the weekend to talk to our agri- managers about our […]

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Ploughing 2013

Dr. Ailish Byrne, Senior Agricultural Manager with Ulster Bank attended Day 2 of the National Ploughing Championships.  It was not surprising that a record crowd of nearly 100,000 were in attendance given the great weather and site – great access with no traffic delays and easy to navigate. She used […]

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Over 650 attend “Women & Agriculture Conference” in Killarney

Over 650 attended the Women & Agriculture Conference in Killarney on October 17th. The main themes were ‘The Farming Journey’ and ‘Personal Journeys’. Speakers on the day included Matt Dempsey (Editor of the Irish Farmers Journal), Dr.Thia Hennessy (Agriculture Economist, Teagasc), Áine Lawlor (RTE) and Dr. Maureen Gaffney (Psychologist and […]

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Teagasc Farm Walk

Despite the bad weather conditions, a big crowd turned out for the Teagasc farm walk in Johnstown Castle, Co.Wexford on Wednesday 10th October. Ailish Byrne and Deirdre O’Shea (Ulster Bank Agri. Team) were among those who attended. The event focused on ‘Early Maturing Dairy Calf to Beef Trial’. This is an important area […]

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Plough Ahead with Ulster Bank

At this years National Ploughing Championships, Ulster Bank are demonstrating their ongoing support for the Agri-Food industry through their sponsorship of Good Food Ireland. In their numerous restaurants and hotels around the country Good Food Ireland ensure the commitment of using local Irish food. Cookery demonstrations will be running throughout […]

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