August 21 In the Press

Independent supermarket takes the lead to support struggling dairy farmers

A family run independent supermarket is leading the way in offering practical support to dairy farmers struggling during the current crisis.

Emerson’s Supermarket in Armagh will donate 10p to Rural Support for every two litres of Dale Farm milk bought in store. The move has been welcomed by Ian Marshall, President of the Ulster Farmers’ Union and by Jude McCann from Cookstown based Rural Support which offers a support service to farming families. Here’s the full story:

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December 1 In the Press

Harper Adams University in Ireland announces collaboration with Markethill High School

Agri-Food is Northern Ireland’s most successful industry. It’s a £4.4billion business which is exporting worldwide and currently employs almost 100,000 in the region.

Markethill High School is one of a few schools in Northern Ireland who have introduced a GCSE in Agriculture and Land Use. Corporate companies want highly skilled people so Markethill High School is ensuring it is producing the right calibre of students equipped with the right skills so we can continue to attract investment and expansion.

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