‘Out of order’ that commonage farmers are penalised in BISS
Amy Forde
Problems have also arisen where farmers have been penalised for the burning of heather in these areas which had absolutely nothing to do with the farmers, Pat Chambers said.
1 November 2023 Contracting
Chipping up to 75t/hour with Ireland's largest Fendt tractor and trailed chipper
Chipping over 100,000t of timber annually using two Fendt tractors and trailed Mus-Max chippers, Gary Abbott caught up with R&W Noble Contracts to find out more
17 October 2023 News
Stapleton calls on farmers to defy bush burning ban
The IFA presidential candidate also alleged that Minister Pippa Hackett has a "veto" on Department of Agriculture policy.
Department gives further advice on hedge burning alternatives
The burning of green waste on farms will be prohibited from 30 November, with the Department giving farmers their options for dealing with green waste after this cutoff.
10 October 2023 News
Department tells farmers of green waste options as bush burning ban looms
There will be a ban on burning green waste from 30 November, with the Department now advising farmers of the options available to them to manage green waste on farms.
27 September 2023 News
Farmer Writes: reasonably well on track despite the weather
Farmer James Strain has his second-cut silage done and his slurry out, despite the poor ground conditions and wet weather.
8 September 2023 News
Burning bushes exemption from 1 September
Burning bushes will no longer be allowed on farms after 30 November this year according to the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications.
30 August 2023 News
Italian shed fire kills 20,000 hens
Firefighters in Italy rushed to the scene of a fire where thousands of laying hens perished.
12 August 2023 News
Henry’s hunger to cut UK livestock numbers
A new book makes the case for cutting livestock numbers in the UK.
7 June 2023 Northern Ireland
New vet school 'deserves and should be' in west of Ireland - MEP Walsh
Fine Gael MEP Maria Walsh said that Letterkenny is primed for the new vet school as a result of its affiliation with Mountbellew Agricultural College.
3 June 2023 News