Interim ash dieback scheme a 'serious blow' to those devastated by disease
Rachel Donovan
The interim ash dieback scheme does not acknowledge the financial cost faced by farmers, the IFA has said.
25 March 2023 News
Agri jobs: Progressive Genetics seeks ambitious beef specialist
There’s a nice mix of office and on-farm jobs on offer this week. Take a look as see if any of them are for you.
24 March 2023 News
Our most important stakeholders are Irish farmers - Bord Bia
Bord Bia was in front of the Joint Oireachtas Committe on Agriculture speaking about its strategic direction on Wednesday evening.
Weekend weather: mild with wet spells
Sunday is expected to be the driest day over the weekend with some sunshine and isolated showers, according to Met Éireann.
24 March 2023 News
'Vital' every farmer is facilitated in participating in SCEP
The IFA has admitted that the new suckler scheme is an important first step in support of suckler farmers. However, suckler farmers need further support.
23 March 2023 News
Scheme for electric vehicles should be rolled out in rural Ireland - Soc Dem TD
Because the existing electric car grant scheme is being reduced and phased out from July, a standalone rural grant scheme for electric vehicles is needed.
23 March 2023 News
Over 80% of dairy beef calf's diet already on the farm - Teagasc
Ensuring dairy beef calves perform to the highest possible level of profitability was the main focus of Teagasc's DairyBeef 500 spring conference on Wednesday 22 March.
23 March 2023 News
Up to €30,000 grant available in traditional farm buildings scheme
The process is highly competitive and it is expected that 70 to 80 projects will be supported this year, the Heritage Council has said.
22 March 2023 News
Tirlán and Dairygold suppliers see cuts to February milk price
Tirlán chair John Murphy said that the farmgate milk price needed to move lower this month to reflect the "significant correction in market returns".
22 March 2023 News
Kerry weather station records rainfall 425% above normal in last week
On Tuesday 21 March, almost 30mm of rain fell in Met Éireann's weather station in Valentia, Co Kerry, representing a quarter of the week's total rainfall.
22 March 2023 News
'Efficient licensing' needed to meet demands of increased forestry activity
Data in the new National Forest Inventory reveal the growing timber output from Irish forests and the volume of construction timber they will provide.
22 March 2023 Forestry
Public consultation on review of the open seasons order launched
The NPWS sets out the bird species that may be hunted, and dates between which hunting may take place under the open seasons order.
22 March 2023 News