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Tue, 17 May

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James Henderson

Managing rising costs on beef and sheep farms: Kilkeel

With the impact of rising input costs being felt across the industry, CAFRE are hosting several events to consider what can be done on-farm to mitigate rising costs. The events will be hosted at four farms across Northern Ireland in mid-May and are and are open to the farming public.

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Managing rising costs on beef and sheep farms: Kilkeel
Managing rising costs on beef and sheep farms: Kilkeel

Time & Location

17 May 2022, 14:00 – 19:00

James Henderson, 17 Nicholsons Rd, Kilkeel, Newry BT34 4JN

About the event

Pre-registration is essential.

Event topic discussion will include: 

– Creating a fodder budget for winter and actions to ensure adequate supplies of fodder. 

– Use of fertiliser and organic manures to maximise grass growth. 

– Rotational grazing and benefits of better grazing management. 

– Clover as a longer term strategy to reduce input costs. 

– Cashflow management and budgeting. 

These events are supported by the Rising Costs Industry Taskforce.

Full list of events:

Tuesday 17th May

James Henderson 17 Nicholson’s Road, KILKEEL, BT34 4JN

Wednesday 18th May

Stephen Maguire 74 Curryann Road, MAGUIRESBRIGE, BT94 4PN

Thursday 19th May

Sam Chesney 49 Inishargy Road, KIRCUBBIN, BT22 2RQ

Friday 20th May

John McHenry 34 Knockmore Road, STRANOCUM, BT53 8QG

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