My Farming Week: Garrett and Gene Headon, Eadestown, Naas, Co Kildare
Caoimhe Harney
Meet the father-and-son duo working 1,000ac of land in Co Kildare.
13 November 2021 News
Invasive species jeopardise farmer participation in eco schemes - IFA
The IFA hill farming chair said the Department must support farmers with capital funding for the removal of invasive species.
12 November 2021 News
Agri jobs: dairy and beef worker in Kilkenny and a track foreman in Kildare
This week, there are a number of roles available in the dairy sector and there is a position available with Horse Racing Ireland.
People urged to remain vigilant as more bird flu cases are confirmed
The highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 has been confirmed in numerous birds this week.
12 November 2021 News
Weekend weather: mostly dry and cloudy, with chance of rain in west
According to Met Éireann, high pressure will be dominant, which will bring dry weather, although fairly cloudy in general and with a chance of rain in the west.
12 November 2021 News
Status yellow wind warning for Galway and Mayo
Met Éireann is warning that gusts of up to 110km/h are likely overnight.
11 November 2021 News
My Farming Week: Karen Moynihan, Lacca, Kilcummin, Killarney, Co Kerry
The part-time suckler farmer took over the farm after her father was paralysed in a workplace accident.
10 November 2021 News
‘Capital supports must be provided for biodiversity in the next CAP’
Rhododendron ponticum is a serious problem. Experts say a capital budget is needed in the next CAP for farmers to tackle the issue.
10 November 2021 News
New methane-reducing feed additive Bovaer to be produced in Scotland
The methane reducing feed additive manufacturer is ramping up production, ahead of the implementation of new global climate targets.
9 November 2021 News
Advisers appointed to Teagasc Future Beef programme
The Future Beef programme involves 23 farms and is also part of the Teagasc Signpost programme, ‘Farmers for Climate Action’.
8 November 2021 News
‘Rhododendron is a type of invisible pollution’
Scale, cost and complexity of issue not realised at a national level, says rhododendron conference.
8 November 2021 News
Some farmers feel ‘over-selected’ for inspections
Carol Nolan TD has said that, from what she has heard, the selection process is anything but random.
8 November 2021 News