Regan signs €20m-plus sale contract for Barne Estate
Caitríona Morrissey
The residential estate in Co Tipperary is the subject of court proceedings brought by Coolmore boss John Magnier.
6 December 2023 News
Dairygold chair calls for 70% grant for slurry storage
Extending slurry grants would help farmers make best use of nutrients and cut the risk of nitrate leaching, Seán O’Brien maintained.
6 December 2023 News
Denmark’s derogation talks ‘one to watch’ for Ireland
Department of Agriculture senior inspector in the nitrates and biodiversity division Ted Massey has said Ireland can secure a derogation, but only if water quality issues are addressed.
Minister Coveney warns against ‘dramatic decisions to cull animals’
Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Simon Coveney addressed the ICOS and UCC sustainable dairy event, where he called for a collective effort to avoid unnecessary culling.
4 December 2023 News
Knackery operators set to strike over rendering costs
The Irish Farmers Journal understands that animal collections from farms will be suspended on Friday 1 December.
30 November 2023 News
Closing date for Organic Farming Scheme extended
The original closing date was 8 December, but this has now been changed.
30 November 2023 Schemes
Dairy sustainability the focus of ICOS conference
The Sustainability Event - organised by ICOS, UCC and The Plunkett Institute - will take place in Cork on 4-5 December.
29 November 2023 News
Coolmore boss John Magnier pays almost €37,000/ac for farm beside Barne Estate
Bloodstock billionaire John Magnier has paid an extraordinary price for a farm bounding the controversial Barne Estate in Co Tipperary.
22 November 2023 News
Britain extends bluetongue surveillance around Kent farm
A case of bluetongue serovirus-3 (BTV3 ) was detected in a single cow in Kent on 11 November.
18 November 2023 News
British bluetongue case sparks import ban
Farmers who have imported livestock since this date will be contacted by the regional veterinary office to arrange for surveillance testing.
15 November 2023 News
Catchments programme to be expanded
Talks are under way between the Department of Agriculture and Teagasc on the direction of the next Agricultural Catchments Programme.
15 November 2023 Climate and environment
Cutting dairy emissions without losing money
A study by Teagasc at Solohead research farm found that it was possible to cut greenhouse gas emissions associated with milk production while maintaining margin.
15 November 2023 News