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  • How to Integrate Beneficial Insects into Crop Systems
    How to Integrate Beneficial Insects into Crop Systems
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Location is TBD
    12 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 14:00
    Location is TBD
    NFFN are running a technical workshop with Dr Richard Binks on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and learn about attracting an abundance of beneficial insects into your crop systems. At Acton Farms, Newry. Location in booking link.
  • NI's Premiere of Six Inches of Soil
    NI's Premiere of Six Inches of Soil
    Sat, 01 Jun
    Finnebrogue Woods / Fodder NI
    01 Jun 2024, 18:00 – 23:50
    Finnebrogue Woods / Fodder NI, 26 Killyleagh Rd, Downpatrick BT30 9BL, UK
    GrowIN invites you for a summer social gathering for the eagerly anticipated 'Six Inches of Soil' documentary movie at the stunning Finnebrogue Woods. Tickets only £20 include food & refreshments.
  • Webinar with Silas Hedley-Lawrence from FAI Farms
    Webinar with Silas Hedley-Lawrence from FAI Farms
    Wed, 08 May
    webinar
    08 May 2024, 19:00 – 20:30
    webinar
    You may know Silas better as @grassfed_farmer on social channels. He is very active on instagram sharing videos of the farm. They farm native breeds; angus, shorthorn and some stabiliser, all on a grass based system. Grazing most of the year with the help of bale grazing plots over the winter.
  • Poultry and Agroforestry Walk
    Poultry and Agroforestry Walk
    Sat, 27 Apr
    Monaghan
    27 Apr 2024, 12:00 – 14:00
    Monaghan, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan, Ireland
    Poultry and Agroforestry Walk Co Monaghan. Sat 27th of April 2024 12-2 pm Registration is essential. Register Now 🌳🐔 Join the Irish Agroforestry Forum for a captivating Poultry and Agroforestry Walk in Co Monaghan on Sat, April 27th, 12-2 pm. 🐔🌳
  • COMMUNITY FARMING: A CATALYST FOR CHANGE
    COMMUNITY FARMING: A CATALYST FOR CHANGE
    Fri, 22 Mar
    ROOM 02/018, Queens Uni Belfast
    22 Mar 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    ROOM 02/018, Queens Uni Belfast, 7, 9 College Park E, Belfast BT7 1PS, UK
    The first ever accelerator programme for community farms in NI has just ended. The programme, called ‘Cultivating Community Farming’ provided support and resources to help community farms grow and thrive. Come along to hear about this project.
  • Meet the 'Farming for Nature Ambassadors' at Science Fest
    Meet the 'Farming for Nature Ambassadors' at Science Fest
    Thu, 22 Feb
    Belfast
    22 Feb 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Belfast, A5, PortView Trade Centre, 310 Newtownards Rd, Belfast BT4 1HE, UK
    NFFN introduces six new 'Farming for Nature Ambassadors' who have embraced innovative practices that balance agriculture with nature.
  • NEW Soil Health Cluster Group
    NEW Soil Health Cluster Group
    Mon, 19 Feb
    Hotel Bar
    19 Feb 2024, 19:30 – 21:30
    Hotel Bar, 27 Main St, Castledawson, Magherafelt BT45 8AA, UK
    GrowIN are facilitating a new cluster of farmers coming together to learn and exchange knowledge of Soil Health. This will be primarily farmer led with some guest speakers. With so many changes ahead of us, now is the time to come together and gain as much insight to improve our precious soil.
  • Selling Meat Direct Training Day with Charlie Cole
    Selling Meat Direct Training Day with Charlie Cole
    Wed, 24 Jan
    Broughgammon Farm
    24 Jan 2024, 10:00 – 15:00
    Broughgammon Farm, 50 Straid Rd, Ballycastle BT54 6NP, UK
    This training will be hosted by Charlie Cole from Broughgammon Farm. Charlie will teach us all about his direct selling from inception through to being an approved cutting facility, to selling at farmers markets and running a food trailer.
  • Rock Farm 'Think Tank'
    Rock Farm 'Think Tank'
    Mon, 04 Dec
    Rock Farm
    04 Dec 2023, 19:00 – 21:00
    Rock Farm, 13 Drumard Hill, Knockcloghrim, Magherafelt BT45 8QD, UK
    This event is not the usual farm walk format, instead we have invited a selected number of horticulture producers to come together to share knowledge and experience, to brainstorm ideas, and connect with each other.
  • Limavady AHDB Monitor Farm: Biological farming
    Limavady AHDB Monitor Farm: Biological farming
    Tue, 28 Nov
    The Drummond Hotel
    28 Nov 2023, 10:30 – 14:30
    The Drummond Hotel, 2 Main St, Ballykelly, Limavady BT49 9HP, UK
    AHDB will be joined by Robbie Byrne of Precision Nutrition and BASE Ireland, to discuss how biological farming can improve soil health. This is part of ADHB Farm Excellence programme.
  • AFBI Research & Innovation Needs Conference
    AFBI Research & Innovation Needs Conference
    Tue, 28 Nov
    Dunadry Hotel
    28 Nov 2023, 10:00 – 13:00
    Dunadry Hotel , 2 Islandreagh Dr, Dunadry, Antrim BT41 2HA, UK
    Details to follow on their website.
  • Ruminant Methane Mitigation
    Ruminant Methane Mitigation
    Mon, 27 Nov
    Belfast
    27 Nov 2023, 10:00 – 15:30
    Belfast, University Rd, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK
    The art of the possible in 2030 and beyond. This Conference is being organised jointly by the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS), AFBI, Queen's University Belfast (QUB), Teagasc and Reading University.
  • International Agroforestry Conference
    International Agroforestry Conference
    Thu, 16 Nov
    Westlodge Hotel
    16 Nov 2023, 21:00 – 17 Nov 2023, 17:00
    Westlodge Hotel, Clashduff, Bantry, Co. Cork, Ireland
    Farmer-led Climate Adaptation and Mitigation. Why and how trees on farms can help!
  • NI Agroecological Growers Consultation Workshop for LWA Horticulture Campaign Strategy
    NI Agroecological Growers Consultation Workshop for LWA Horticulture Campaign Strategy
    Thu, 16 Nov
    webinar meeting
    16 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 20:30
    webinar meeting
    Have your say in the LWA Campaign, join the zoom meeting on the 16th. Zoom meeting link below
  • Irish Agroforestry Conference
    Irish Agroforestry Conference
    Thu, 16 Nov
    Westlodge Hotel
    16 Nov 2023, 08:30 – 17 Nov 2023, 16:30
    Westlodge Hotel, Seafield, Bantry, Co. Cork, Ireland
    Farmer-led Climate Adaptation and Mitigation. Why and how trees on farms can help! Conference Programme
  • Shanaghan Hill Farm Meet Up
    Shanaghan Hill Farm Meet Up
    Wed, 15 Nov
    Shanaghan Hill Farm
    15 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 21:00
    Shanaghan Hill Farm , 50 Katesbridge Rd, Katesbridge, Banbridge BT32 5NQ, UK
    Louise, Esther and Tim together manage a large flock of 200 breeding ewes, brood mares, an equine veterinary practice and a distribution business. We will cover topics such as a seed hopper on a slurry tanker, Kiwi Kit for rotational sheep grazing, marketing tup sales, alternatives to fertiliser etc
  • LWA Horticulture Campaign - Member Outreach Session
    LWA Horticulture Campaign - Member Outreach Session
    Wed, 08 Nov
    webinar
    08 Nov 2023, 18:00 – 19:30
    webinar
    A chance to hear about LWA's "Horticulture across 4 Nations" campaign plans for the coming year, and contribute your feedback and ideas.
  • Irelands BioFarm conference
    Irelands BioFarm conference
    Tue, 07 Nov
    Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel
    07 Nov 2023, 09:30 – 08 Nov 2023, 07:30
    Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel, Knockanes, Adare, Co. Limerick, Ireland
    National Organic Training Skillnet are delighted to confirm that BioFarm is back! The event will host the usual high-level mix of Irish and international speakers on the topics of biological, organic, and regenerative farming. Speakers will be announced in the coming months leading up to November.
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