New scheme to pay farmers for deer and hare fencing
Rachel Donovan
New rates of €18 per metre have been approved for deer fencing for forests.
23 September 2023 News
Weather puts a dampener on summer sheeting sales
Euronit is in the roofing business in Ireland for over 90 years and sells metal and fibre cement sheeting.
22 September 2023 News
Bark beetle task force needed immediately - IFA
Farmers are worried about the risk posed by the great spruce bark beetle from the importation of timber from Scotland.
Weekend weather: spells of rain and sunshine
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22 September 2023 News
Views from the Ploughing: ‘I just came to see what is new’
Farmers at the final day of the National Ploughing Championships spoke to Rachel Donovan and Noel Bardon.
21 September 2023 News
Budget measures coming for derogation farmers - Donohoe
The Government recognises the challenge facing those farmers affected by the cut in the derogation, Minister for Public Expenditure Paschal O'Donohoe said.
21 September 2023 News
'It happened so fast' - ICSA president's warning to other farmers after accident
Dermot Kelleher cracked four ribs and suffered severe bruising when an accident occurred moving cows out a gate.
20 September 2023 News
'No matter what the decision it's going to affect our bottom line'
Rachel Donovan spoke to some of the farmers affected by the cut to the derogation at the IFA protest outside in Limerick last week.
20 September 2023 News
Future of farming needs to be secured by direct payments - Higgins
Making the transition to more sustainable farming is going to be a challenge according to President Michael D Higgins, who said its future will need to be secured by direct payments.
20 September 2023 News
Pesticides found in bee pollen - Trinity study
The study took into account residues in crop pollen at 12 sites in Ireland and in pollen collected from honey bees and bumble bees from the same sites.
20 September 2023 News
Minister to look at reducing international vet student places
Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris said that a decision on increased veterinary places will be decided before the end of the year.
20 September 2023 News
Farmer views: 'the schemes are critical for our income'
Farmers spoke about the challenges of the weather this year, poor prices and how off-farm incomes pay the bills.
20 September 2023 News