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12 curlew chicks hatch at Fota Wildlife Park
Rachel Donovan
More chicks are expected to hatch in the coming weeks.
Teagasc event highlights benefit of trees for water quality
29 May 2024 News
Teagasc event highlights benefit of trees for water quality
The event, which was held in Teagasc Moorepark, was particularly focused on the 3ha of native woodland established on the farm in 2023.
50 places available on biodiversity mentorship programme
29 May 2024 News
50 places available on biodiversity mentorship programme
The closing date for farmers to apply is less than a month away.
Ash dieback taskforce meets for first time
The taskforce is comprised of relevant stakeholders, including representatives of ash plantation owners.
29 May 2024 News
'Short but vicious' bursts of rain hit Wexford
Recent incidences of flash flooding in Wexford have wiped out recently-sown crops and resulted in delayed cutting of silage.
29 May 2024 News
114,000 fewer cattle on farms on 1 April
Significant reductions in suckler cow and dairy female numbers.
29 May 2024 News
Biomethane strategy will require 'a lot more funding' - IFA
An initial €40m in funding for capital grants was announced as part of the strategy.
29 May 2024 News
Meet the Maker: Orla Hickey
In this week’s Meet the Maker, Grace Hanna chats to Limerick artist Orla Hickey about how a pottery class in Skibbereen reopened her eyes to her creative abilities.
29 May 2024 Craft
Pilot on methane reducing additives recommended
It was suggested this pilot programme should be rolled out by Teagasc to Signpost dairy farmers by the end of this year.
29 May 2024 News
Keep on top of worm burdens in young cattle
With warm conditions forecast to follow rain showers this week, worm burdens will be increasing on grazing swards, which pose a health risk to young cattle.
28 May 2024 Management
Government launches roadmap for Irish AD sector
The long-awaited National Biomethane Strategy was published with 25 actions which will kick-start the development of Ireland's anaerobic digestion sector.
28 May 2024 News
Agriculture can meet 2030 emissions targets - IFA
This is if all additional measures set out in the Climate Action Plan 2024 are taken into consideration, the IFA has said.
28 May 2024 News