The LMC Encourages the Public to Sample Farm Quality Assured Beef and Lamb During Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend

The Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland (LMC), a sponsor of Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend 2024, is encouraging the public to take the opportunity to try Farm Quality Assured Beef and Lamb when they are visiting farms during the weekend. Scheduled to take place from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 June, the…

Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend, launches with focus on Food Poverty, Sustainability, and Farm Safety

Open Farm Weekend, one of Northern Ireland’s largest free awareness initiatives, is launching today with Bank of Ireland returning as title sponsor. The event, led by the Ulster Farmers’ Union, will feature 20 working farms from across the region, shining a spotlight on crucial issues such as food poverty, sustainability, and farm safety. Scheduled for…

UFU Launches ‘Supporting Local Produce in NI’ Schools’ Competition

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) in partnership with the Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend (BOIOFW) initiative and competition sponsor Asda, are challenging pupils across Northern Ireland (NI) to put their creative flare to the test in this year’s schools’ competition. Commenting on the launch of the school’s competition, UFU deputy president William Irvine said,…

Livestock and Meat Commission

LMC is delighted to sponsor this year’s Open Farm Weekend for the first time. Founded in 1967, LMC’s main role is to examine and inform the marketing and development of the Northern Ireland beef and sheep meat industry. Alongside providing market information and educating post-primary school pupils on the merits of including red meat in…

‘Farming through the seasons’ schools’ competition winners announced

Date: 05 May 2023                                                                                  Cyclo No: 27/2023 ‘Farming through the seasons’ schools’ competition winners announced The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) in partnership with Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend (BOIOFW) and Asda, are delighted to announce the winners of the 2023 “Farming through the seasons” schools’ competition. The competition kindly sponsored by Asda, was…