Climate and environment
How can you help pollinators on your farm?
Ellen Durkin
Ruth Wilson, farmland pollinator officer working on the All Ireland Pollinator Plan, joins Deirdre and Cathal on the latest Teagasc Environment Edge podcast.
11 August 2022 News
Public urged to be conscious of dangers posed by fire amid warning
The NPWS will monitor parks by helicopter in a bid to reduce the incidence of wildfires over the coming days.
Kingdom farmers take the Kerry honours
Aidan Brennan reports on the winners of the Kerry Agribusiness milk quality and sustainability awards.
Could you be the 2022 NRN Biodiversity Farmer of the Year Award?
Applications are open for this year’s FBD Young Farmer of the Year.
10 August 2022 Community
Farmer Writes: grass only growing in fits and starts
The milk that we produce can’t be produced at a lower carbon footprint anywhere else in the world, writes Bill O'Keeffe.
10 August 2022 Farmer Writes
New forestry programme must learn from its predecessor
The next plan needs to be innovative and carbon-driven, but not a carbon copy of the under-performing old programme.
10 August 2022 Forestry
Updated hedgerow removal rules to double replacement hedge length
Farmers who remove hedgerows will soon have to plant twice the length of the hedge they remove before proceeding with works.
8 August 2022 News
Abbeyleix Bog to receive €75,000 funding boost
Some 103ha of Abbeyleix Bog was conserved and restored in 2009 in a community-led effort.
8 August 2022 News
Donegal farmers called on to fight Japanese knotweed
An environmental group in Donegal is calling on local farmers to join them in their fight against invasive species which have infiltrated their land.
7 August 2022 News
Improving beef farm sustainability
Teagasc has released a checklist and guide to help to improve sustainability on beef farms, which can help the environment and farm profit.
5 August 2022 News
New ACRES actions revealed
The Irish Farmers Journal can reveal the environmental measures which will be available to farmers through ACRES.
Planning approved for 190ac solar farm in Roscommon
A large solar farm outside Athlone, Co Roscommon, is the latest to be granted planning permission following a number of other applications elsewhere across the country.