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Burning tyres on Cork farm damage 20 bales of silage
Barry Murphy
A number of farm fires have taken place across the country in recent days, as heatwave conditions continue.
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.
27 July 2022 Husbandry
Harvest moving at pace as crops mature early
Many grower will be hoping for a better average performance from their other crops than they achieved with winter barley.
Sectoral target debate heats up with the weather
While a Europe-wide heatwave provides unavoidable and compelling evidence of climate change, the debate around how farming evolves is also hotting up.
20 July 2022 Dealer
Opinion: An Bord Pleanála needs to look at the Larch Hill Farm case
An Bord Pleanála’s internal review really needs to examine the circumstances around the Cleary family’s struggle to regain a licence for their green waste composting enterprise.
28 May 2022 Opinion
Disparity in numbers of permits to burn bushes and fines issued
There is a disparity between the numbers of green waste burning permits issued per farm in a number of counties, as well as the fines issued to farmers found to be in breach of the regulations.
25 May 2022 News
'Fuel poverty' looms if turf ban goes ahead - Irish Rural Link CEO
Seamus Boland is the CEO of Irish Rural Link, which is involved with over 600 community groups and has 25,000 members in a bid to improve rural development.
7 May 2022 News
Farmer considering legal options over Hackett tweet
There was people calling it vandalism on Twitter and it left the door open for anyone to say what they like, Joe Malone said.
4 May 2022 News
Minister Ryan rows back on turf ban
Draft regulations on the sale and distribution of turf won’t affect the traditional use of turf in small rural communities, says Minister Eamon Ryan.
27 April 2022 News
Teagasc urges farmers to heed orange fire warning
Hazardous fuels for fires include dead grasses and shrubs, such as heather and gorse.
1 April 2022 News
Weekly podcast: €50 to make a bale of silage, pig farmers protest and fertiliser
Detail on why it’s set to cost €50 to make a bale of silage this year, the latest on fertiliser prices and pig farmers' protest all feature.
31 March 2022 News
Illegal burning a ‘scourge on society’ – Minister Noonan
Minister Noonan also said that he will soon progressing a review of the Wildlife Act.
31 March 2022 News