Yet even qualified accountants find banking errors difficult to spot, hence my new role with the Ulster Farmers Union
in offering farmers expertise in checking bank statement.
The aim of the conference, jointly hosted by Rural Support and the Ulster Farmers Union
, was to highlight and address the increasing challenges facing service users in rural areas.
Ulster Farmers Union
president, Ian Marshall, meanwhile, said he acknowledged there was "no single solution".
The Ulster Farmers Union
said the BBC faced a "serious backlash" if the programme was to go.
THE NFU and the Ulster Farmers Union
have urged EC officials to abandon plans to penalise farmers who do not operate the new EID electronic tagging system for sheep with complete accuracy.
President of the Ulster Farmers Union
, Mr Walter Elliott, said: "Our real regret is this whole ban has been a political rather than a scientific or commercial exercise, and it is our farmers who are the victims.
Mr John Thompson is a former President of the Ulster Farmers Union
and is also a dairy farmer.
Ulster Farmers Union
president Ian Marshall said that even though detectors can help, a farm is not a controlled and confined space so it is easy to move from safe areas into a danger zone.
The talks brought together organisations from Germany, France, Ireland, Finland, Denmark, Holland and Austria as well as NFU Cymru, the Ulster Farmers Union
and NFU Scotland.
In a report submitted to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) in response to a consultation, the NFU, NFU Scotland, Ulster Farmers Union
and NFU Cymru make the recommendation that the scope of the OFT retailer referral to the Competition Commission should be extended.
According to the Ulster Farmers Union
office in Brussels, beef exports from the province were around 60,000 tonnes in 1995 before the embargo was imposed.
Stakeholders such as DARD, the Ulster Farmers Union
, NFU Mutual, PSNI, private sector business organisations and rural groups are involved in developing solutions to make our communities safer.