Increase in low emissions spreading helps reduce ammonia - EPA
Rachel Donovan
Good farm practices are beginning to have a positive impact on emissions, the EPA has said.
Using the lightning effect to create nitrogen
Aidan Brennan reports from the Netherlands, where GEA have launched a new machine that increases the nitrogen content in slurry and reduces emissions.
24 April 2024 Northern Ireland
More growers leave Moy Park for eggs
Before eggs packers started recruiting existing poultry units, Moy Park had firm control over its supply chain.
Reducing livestock emissions with red clover silage
The benefits of red clover were outlined to farmers during a webinar hosted by Germinal
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
New urease inhibitor receives EU approval
The addition of the urease inhibitor Nitroshield produces an average emissions reduction of 70%, according to fertiliser company Omex.
28 March 2024 News
Prioritise Farming with Nature, says green lobby
Agri-environment schemes should become the central pillar of future farm support, MLAs at Stormont have been told.
27 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Calf exports to Netherlands 'a challenge'
The Netherlands has appointed a new ambassador to Ireland. Aidan Brennan interviewed Maaike van Koldam
27 March 2024 News
Lowering ammonia can unlock planning - NIEA
The Stormont Agriculture committee has received a briefing on the work of the NIEA. David Wright reports
20 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Fertiliser reduction easier done on beef farms than dairy - Teagasc
Principal research officer at Teagasc's Solohead Farm Dr James Humphreys highlighted during Friday's Signpost webinar how beef farms can also be part of the collective effort to reduce emissions.
16 March 2024 News
Derogation cut overshadows farm buyout fears in the Netherlands
Two voluntary farm buy out schemes have been undersubcribed in the Netherlands and those who have applied have yet to see the final compensation they will be offered.
21 February 2024 News
No reversal of NIEA ammonia planning advice
Applications in the planning system are currently being assessed by “site-specific advice on a case-by-case basis” as no ammonia guidance is in place.
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Planting trees to capture ammonia on Limerick dairy farm
Planting a tree belt can be an effective way to reduce ammonia emissions from farm buildings, while simultaneously providing a lively habitat for biodiversity, writes Emma Hart.
14 February 2024 Footprint Farmers