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Forgotten Farmer scheme to be funded in the next budget – McConalogue
Anne O'Donoghue
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue said it is his intention to have such a scheme funded through Budget 2025.
Monaghan farm makes almost €2m
13 June 2024 News
Monaghan farm makes almost €2m
The farm had two old farmhouses, both in need of repair. The buyer is a local landowner.
Tillage podcast: barley in Laois and soybeans in Springfield
13 June 2024 News
Tillage podcast: barley in Laois and soybeans in Springfield
On this week’s show we chat to US farmer Evan Leeper who is taking part in a regenerative agriculture programme in the US.
ACRES balancing payments to start ‘very soon’
An announcement is due imminently on ACRES balancing payments for 2023, Minister McConalogue commented.
13 June 2024 News
Sinn Féin calls on Department to take control of horse abattoir
The Department must take over the running of the only horse abattoir in the country after the activities broadcast by RTÉ Investigates on Wednesday, according to Sinn Féin’s Claire Kerrane.
13 June 2024 News
Trailer stolen from Co Clare farmer
This is the second trailer theft from nearby areas on the Clare/Galway boarder.
13 June 2024 News
Irish beef access to Korea a significant development - Commission
Negotiations by the European Commission to remove local restrictions on EU beef to the Republic of Korea have proved successful, meaning Irish and French beef producers can resume exports.
13 June 2024 News
No change to Kerry’s May milk price
Buyers of butter are only sourcing essential supplies due to strong prices, the co-op stated.
13 June 2024 News
Further extension to Liming Programme deadline announced
Farmers now have until Thursday 31 October 2024 to spread lime purchased under the National Liming Programme.
13 June 2024 News
Investigations into horse welfare at slaughter after RTÉ programme
Footage shown in an RTÉ Investigates programme on horse slaughter is being treated ‘extremely seriously’ by Minister McConalogue.
13 June 2024 News
Farmers should use co-op model to supply AD plants - Minister Ryan
Those considering a move to supply anaerobic digestion plants should look to farming's co-op traditions to get the best deal they can, according to Minister Ryan.
12 June 2024 Renewables
Almost 40% of dairy farmers to reduce fertiliser use in 2024
Just 7% of dairy farmers have said that they plan on spreading more fertiliser this year.
12 June 2024 News