Climate and environment
Going with the flow in Co Antrim
Kieran Mailey
Eoin McCambridge is harnessing water to power his Co Antrim farm. Kieran Mailey reports.
Developing an AD biomethane industry from scratch
The mood was generally upbeat at this year’s Irish Biomethane Conference which took place in Dublin last week, writes Stephen Robb.
16 November 2022 Feature
Making silos smarter with technology
In the final instalment of our innovation series, Stephen Robb talks to Barry and Eileen Finnegan of LvLogics about their innovative new silo monitoring system.
Europe seeks greater emissions reduction from land use and forestry
A provisional EU agreement has laid out policy for calculating carbon removed and omitted by land and forestry as well as mechanisms to hold member states to account for failing to meet targets.
11 November 2022 News
Forestry-spec Valtras fit the bill for Cork contractor
Gary Abbott spoke with Noel Kelleher to find out more about his tree and site clearance business and why Valtra tractors play an important role in the day-to-day operations.
2 November 2022 Contracting
Bord na Móna to source biomethane
Chairperson of the Climate Change Advisory Council Marie Donnelly said that bioenergy will become an option for farmers to diversify away from livestock production.
12 October 2022 News
Former peat power station needs 1m tonnes of biomass
Bord na Móna’s power station at Edenderry is set to increase its intake of biomass to 1m tonnes, as the use of peat is due to stop in 2023.
11 October 2022 News
New cap on biomass use for energy production
The European Parliament voted on a raft of new measures under the new renewable energy directive.
21 September 2022 News
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from across the farming industry in Northern Ireland
20 July 2022 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.