Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend 2020 Postponed

After the recent UK-government advice relating to the need to avoid mass gatherings due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend has regretfully taken the decision to postpone this year’s event that was due to take place mid-June. We are working towards a revised date of later in the year, but…

Bank of Ireland Renews Title Sponsorship of Open Farm Weekend

Open Farm Weekend, which takes place on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June is delighted to announce that Bank of Ireland is continuing its title sponsorship of the province-wide agri-food initiative. Led by the Ulster Farmers’ Union, the initiative, now in its 9th year, seeks to reconnect the public with where their local food comes…

UFU announce 2019 schools competition winners

UFU announce 2019 schools competition winners The Ulster Farmers’ Union, in partnership with Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend and Asda, are delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 “Dig in! To life on the farm and in the countryside” schools competition. The competition, kindly sponsored by Asda, was open to all nursery, primary,…

Farms Confirmed for Open Farm Weekend 2019

Members of the public are encouraged to experience their local farm for free in one of the biggest awareness initiatives of its kind in Northern Ireland. Twenty one farms from across the province are participating in the Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend initiative to highlight where our food comes from, the benefits of eating…

UFU announce 2018 schools competition winners

The Ulster Farmers’ Union, in partnership with Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend and Asda, are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 ‘Farming through the century’ schools competition. The competition kindly sponsored by Asda was open to all nursery, primary and special schools across Northern Ireland. Pupils were asked to put their creative…