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We're consulting on our first ever Future Agri Policy Framework for NI. It envisages new approaches and support systems which better address the needs of local agriculture, the environment and rural communities. Tell us what you think at: daera-ni.gov.uk/consultation… #NIagriculture
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During @niassembly Oral Questions yesterday, DAERA Minister @edwinpootsmla, reiterated the importance of our agri-food sector to help our environment. Buying NI food will ensure you get high quality food which is produced locally.
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Would you like to support the promotion of beef and lamb in NI? If so, @lmcni are seeking a chair and board members to join their team. Applications need to be submitted by 27 Jan. More info : daera-ni.gov.uk/articles/app…
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During @niassembly Oral Questions yesterday, DAERA Minister @edwinpootsmla talked about the huge opportunities of bio-methane gas to produce energy which will help towards #climatechange
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By making safer choices and following public health advice, you can help lower the spread of COVID-19 in the community. If it isn’t raining, spend time with friends and family outdoors rather than indoors. Find out more at nidirect.gov.uk/coronavirus
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The UK's 4 fisheries administrations are launching the Joint Fisheries Statement - our approach to managing sustainable fisheries. We want your views on how to deliver this and a thriving #fishing industry across the UK. Learn more and take part: gov.uk/government/news/uk-go…
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🐕If you are thinking of buying a puppy, remember caring for an animal is a lifelong commitment. Dog Hints & tips on buying a puppy at daera-ni.gov.uk/publications…. #PawsforThought
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The number (028) 9536 8888 will show on your phone if the Contact Tracing Service tries to ring you. Save this number on your phone now. Hopefully you won’t ever be called, but taking this simple step now can help save you and your close contacts valuable time.
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Are you keen to join the conversation on the Future Agri Strategy: our next online event is this Thursday at: 7-8PM - register here daera-ni.gov.uk/consultation… -Find out more about the consultation at: daera-ni.gov.uk/consultation… #NIagriculture @Economy_NI @niexecutive @NetRegs @bitcni
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You need to improve your biosecurity to minimise the chance of your flock contracting #birdflu. Why not use our new Biosecurity Checklist as a reminder, in conjunction with the @britishpoultry You can download it from the DAERA website at daera-ni.gov.uk/publications…
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📢Calling all arable farmers! CAFRE together with @UlsterArable & @UFUHQ are hosting the annual Arable Conference over two webinars: Webinar 1 Understanding carbon in arable rotations Webinar 2 Nitrogen and biopesticides Find out more and register now> cafre.ac.uk/events/agronomy-…
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Luna the Golden Retriever puppy agrees with the article in the Farming Life that asks us to make mental fitness a priority in 2022! Join us at the Coping with the Pressures of Farming workshops & for your nearest location & date please visit cafre.ac.uk/business-courses…
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Avian Influenza Prevention Zone for NI remains in place. It is a legal requirement for all poultry & other captive birds to be housed & kept away from wild birds. For more info & tips on how to improve your biosecurity at: daera-ni.gov.uk/ai @animalhealthni @nidirect @UFUHQ
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Closing this Tuesday! We're consulting on Northern Irelands first #environmentstrategy. Tell us what you'd like to see in it at: daera-ni.gov.uk/consultation… closes 18 Jan 22. @NICVA @WalkNI @Mencap_NI @nidirect @ClimateNI @OutdoorRecNI @SportNINet @CommunitiesNI @EnvironmentNI
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Do you want to see a profitable, productive, environmentally sustainable & resilient agri-food sector? Join our NI Future Agri Policy conversation - register for next webinar on Thur 20 Jan at: bit.ly/31JcBSf. More: daera-ni.gov.uk/consultation… @nidirect @UFUHQ @AFBI_NI
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Correction: register for webinar at following link bit.ly/34JRz6Y
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