Upper Newtownards Road
Belfast BT4 3SB
Helpline ~ 0300 200 7852
Textphone ~ 028 9052 4420
For more information on fodder supplies and additional assistance please visit the Countryside Services website or Telephone: 0845 026 7 535
For advice on grassland management / silage making please contact your local CAFRE advisor or Telephone the DARD helpline 0300 200 7843.
Rural Support operates a helpline which provides a listening ear and signposting service for farmers and rural dwellers. If you or someone you know would benefit from speaking to a Rural Support volunteer please ring their helpline which is confidential and is available 8am to 11pm, seven days a week. The helpline number is 0845 606 7 607.
Further information is available at the website below
For DARD's Equality Scheme and information about our current equality work.
Information and services relating to animal welfare and the prevention and control of disease.
Information relating to DARD Consultations and the consultative process.
Information and services relating to countryside management, forestry and flood defence and drainage.
Agricultural statistics, economics and survey information.
Information relating to fisheries, livestock, crop and organic farming.
Questions and answers relevant to topical areas of interest to DARD’s customers.
Information and services relating to Forestry.
Funds and Grants available from DARD for agri-environment, farm, fishing industry, forestry and rural schemes.
Education, training courses and development programmes provided by DARD.
DARD information booklets, leaflets, forms and statistical publications for download.
Advice and support on the Rural White Paper, Rural Proofing, Rural Community Programmes and the Rural Development Programme.
DARD Strategic Plan, Overview of DARD Research Strategy, Accounts, Counter Fraud Strategy and other corporate information and reports.
Information on flood risk management, drainage and the EU Floods Directive.
Access to DARD Online Services and technical information for farmers and growers.
How to obtain information from the Department in alternative formats.
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