Demand still growing for Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend as host farmers thanked for their hard work

Farmers who participated in the seventh Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend were officially thanked for their efforts this summer at an event held on Tuesday evening (11th) at CAFRE Greenmount. Fourteen farms opened their gates and fields on Saturday 16th June whilst on Sunday 17th June, nine farms participated across Northern Ireland. Thirteen farms…

Local farms across NI prepare to open as part of Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend 2018

Fourteen local farmers across Northern Ireland are making their final preparations ahead of Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend 2018. Running on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June, the popular initiative gives consumers and their families the opportunity to visit farms across Northern Ireland, for free. Armagh Apple Farm is run by the Troughton family…

UFU launch ‘Farming through the century’ schools competition in association with Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend

The Ulster Farmers Union, in partnership with Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend and ASDA, has launched its 2018 schools competition. The competition is open to all nursery, primary, and special schools across Northern Ireland. This year pupils have been asked to put their creative skills to the test around the theme, ‘Farming through the…

Cranswick Country Foods announced as a new sponsor of Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend

Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend has acquired a new sponsor, leading pork processor Cranswick Country Foods. Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend Chairman and UFU President Barclay Bell welcomed the new sponsorship. “We are delighted to have the support of Cranswick Country Foods and look forward to working in partnership with them during Bank…