Past

Some of the recent actions taken by the NI Horticulture Forum on behalf of the Industry

DATE ACTIVITY
May 2017 Forum exhibits at Balmoral Show. Click here to view report
November 2015 Forum gives evidence to the NI Assembly’s Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development. Click here to view report
January  2014 Forum launches its own website.
January 2014 Forum responded on behalf of the horticulture industry to DARD consultation on the CAP Reform proposals. Click here to view publication
October 2013 Forum provided comprehensive response to the DARD proposals for Rural Development activities 2014-2020. Click here to view publication
October 2013 Forum wrote to Ministers expressing need for Agri-Food Loan funding to be available to the horticulture industry. Click here to view publication
June 2013 Forum writes to MEPs expressing concerns about the proposals for CAP reform and the implications for Horticulture in NI.
Spring  2013 Forum Members work with CAFRE to  identify industry growth potential and submits details to the Agri-Food Strategy Board.
March 2013 Forum met with Paul Frew MEP, Chair of the NI Assembly Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, to discuss issues relating to the horticulture industry.
January 2013 Forum met with Dianne Dodds MEP to discuss issues relating to the horticulture industry.
December 2012 Horticulture Forum representatives meet with Michelle O’Neill MLA and put forward case for horticulture and opportunities for growth with DARD’s support.
July – September 2012 “Review and Strategic Priorities for the Development of the Horticulture Industry in Northern Ireland” presented to  Ministers, MEPs and the Agri-Food Strategy Board.
July 2012 Forum published its “Review and Strategic Priorities for the Development of the Horticulture Industry in Northern Ireland”. Click here to view publication
July 2012 Forum writes to MEPs expressing concerns about the proposals for CAP reform and the implications for Horticulture in NI.
May 2012 Horticulture Forum exhibits at CAFRE Centenary Horticulture Event.
May 2012 Horticulture Forum published leaflet to make industry aware of its functions. Click here to view publication

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