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Applications open for 2023 nitrates derogation
Barry Murphy
Minister McConalogue has called on dairy farmers who previously did not avail of the derogation to consult with their agricultural adviser on the new banding rates.
27 January 2023 Forestry
Ban forestry payments for investment companies - IFO
The IFO has said that the Government must support farmers, not investment funds, to deliver forestry targets.
27 January 2023 News
Tesco UK to cut farm emissions by 20%
Some 70,000t of fresh food will be produced by Tesco UK suppliers this year with 20% less emissions, under a new initiative.
Weekend weather: largely dry with outbreaks of rain on Sunday
It will stay largely dry through the weekend and into next week, although some outbreaks of rain are expected on Sunday, according to Met Éireann.
27 January 2023 News
Commission pulls Ireland up on environment rules
Ireland has been referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union for allegedly falling short of regulations contained in the EU water framework directive into national law.
26 January 2023 Climate and environment
Agri Aware’s farm walk and talk events return for 2023
In order to meet the growing demand, Agri Aware has extended the capacity of the event to allow 4,000 students to attend their annual farm walk and talk series. Sarah McIntosh reports.
26 January 2023 News
CSO puts 2022 cattle kill 6.7% higher than 2021
There was an increase reported in the number of sheep slaughtered last year, while the pig kill fell.
26 January 2023 News
Coillte deal protest: ‘a quick fix without thinking of the impact’
Protesters at the Dáil on Thursday called for an end to Coillte’s deal with UK investment fund Gresham House.
26 January 2023 News
Silence on dairy exit scheme 'playing with families' futures'
Those considering the dairy exit scheme are being left "completely in the dark" as regards when, how or what might be involved, ICMSA president Pat McCormack has said.
26 January 2023 News
Tillage Podcast: positive tillage vibes at events
Catch up on the National Tillage Conference and the latest news including on noxious weeds.
26 January 2023 News
Dairygold launches €10m sustainability bonus for suppliers
The Grassroots sustainability bonus will reward farmers for more sustainable farm practices.
26 January 2023 News
INHFA forestry policy a 'blueprint' to overcome afforestation impasse
The policy aims to incentivise farmers to plant a portion of their farms with native woodlands and commercial broadleaf trees
26 January 2023 News