News Podcast: ACRES bottleneck, ICBF fury and calf transport proposals
Rachel Donovan
Featuring in this week's News Podcast are the issues associated with scheme applications, ICBF evaluation fury and new proposals around live calf transport rules.
1 December 2023 News
ANC balancing payments begin to issue
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has given commitment that payments in 2024 will return to the traditional date of the third week of September.
1 December 2023 News
European Commission launches public consultation on nitrates directive
Farmers are invited to share their views on the possible revision of the nitrates directive via an online consultation.
More funding needed to accommodate farmers looking to join ACRES - INHFA
The limited number of places available will lead to major disappointment for many farmers, the INHFA has said.
1 December 2023 News
Ice and fog warning for many areas this weekend
Met Éireann has issued ice and fog warnings over the weekend, which will last until noon on Sunday.
1 December 2023 News
Farm incomes to rebound in 2024
On average, Irish milk prices are projected to improve by 10% in 2024 compared to 2023.
29 November 2023 News
Tirlán and Dairygold join forces on solar venture
FarmGen systems can deliver energy savings of between 20% and 50% per year on dairy farms.
29 November 2023 News
Farmers will have 'stranded assets' if derogation drops to 170kg/ha
Speaking at Dairy Day in Páirc Uí Chaoimh last Thursday, Flanagan estimated that since the abolition of the milk quotas, that €1bn has been spent on stainless steel at co-op level.
29 November 2023 News
Inisbofin Island farmers up in arms over land parcel slippage
Sheep and suckler farmer on the island Henry Kenny said that issues with incorrect boundaries on maps are going back as far as area aid.
29 November 2023 News
Farm incomes set to rise in 2024
Teagasc's annual outlook report provides the latest estimates of average incomes for various farm types in 2023 while also looking forward to 2024.
29 November 2023 News
Fertiliser prices to fall by 35% in 2024
There is a very slight decrease in feed price expected next year also, according to Teagasc.
29 November 2023 News
Increased incomes on the horizon for 2024 for dairy, beef, sheep and tillage
The dairy market outlook for 2024 is more positive than 2023, according to Teagasc.
29 November 2023 News