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Food companies to access Brexit grant of up to €36,000
Barry Murphy
Food companies can use government funding to bring in consultants to find and strengthen additional export markets outside the UK.
29 March 2023 News
Minister Ryan permits miners to search for Mayo gold
A local environmental group has expressed concern that mining in east Mayo will create an environmental 'disaster' and called on locals to oppose it.
29 March 2023 News
More land but lower prices in Sligo
Twenty-one farms offered for sale by private treaty, just two went to public auction.
Organic Farming Scheme balancing payments begin to issue
Minister of State in the Department of Agriculture Pippa Hackett has said she will reopen the scheme later this year for new entrants.
29 March 2023 News
Farmers have 'nothing to worry about' with active farmer check – Dept
The active farmer status will be available to farmers as part of their BISS application.
29 March 2023 News
4.5% increase in tillage area 2021-2022
The CSO has compared the areas under various tillage crops in June 2022 with the areas in June 2021.
29 March 2023 News
Organic demo farms set up by department and Teagasc
Organic demonstration farms are to play a key role in a five-year Government plan to increase production in the sector.
29 March 2023 News
Guinness has plans to reduce barley farmers’ emissions by 30%
Baseline data was gathered from 44 farms over the past few months and the farmers will now work to reduce those emissions.
29 March 2023 Climate and environment
IFA investigation into alleged canvassing issue at Donegal IFA election
Two farmers were in the running for the position of Donegal IFA chair – Joe Sweeney from Dunfanaghy and Peter Lynch from Newtowncunningham.
29 March 2023 News
Global renewable energy capacity grew by 9.6% in 2022
Global renewable energy capacity growth rates will have to triple by 2030 if we want to limit global warming to 1.5°C, according to a new report.
29 March 2023 News
Question time dominates Ennis suckler meeting
The Deparment of Agriculture held a SCEP information meeting in Ennis on Tuesday night where over 300 farmers were in attendence. Adam Woods reports
29 March 2023 Breeding & health
Irish beans can reduce carbon footprint of pig meat by 30%
There is potential to reduce carbon footprints by replacing some soya with Irish-grown protein in pig diets.
29 March 2023 News