Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Peter McCann
Weekly round-up of news from across the farming industry in Northern Ireland
Policymakers’ mindset has shifted towards food security – MEP
MEP Billy Kelleher has said that Europe has refocused on the need to remain conscious of food security when debating environmental policy.
18 May 2022 News
53 farms secure €21m in renewable heat scheme
Switching to renewable fuel sources for heat is fast becoming an attractive option for many farms and significant funding is available to help farmers make the switch.
RHI claimants ready for next court case
RHANI members agreed to proceed with a hearing in the Court of Appeal which is scheduled for next month.
13 April 2022 News
Aurivo pushes new boundaries as energy costs bite
With a very positive 2021 in the rearview mirror, Aurivo Co-op looks set to take on the challenges of 2022.
6 April 2022 News
Where to next for willow and miscanthus?
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) believes energy crops such as willow and miscanthus have a role to play in decarbonising the heat sector .
15 March 2022 Crops
Questions remain on the impact of EU energy plans on farmers
The Commission announced on Tuesday that 35 billion cubic metres of biomethane was the EU’s annual production target for 2030.
14 March 2022 News