2025 a ‘big milestone’ for farming’s climate targets - Teagasc
Noel Bardon
Although the headline reduction is set for 2030, there are other targets that must be met sooner, Teagasc’s director has said.
23 March 2023 News
AIB sets emissions targets for 75% of its loan book excluding agri
AIB excludes farming from financed emissions targets, but targets net zero by 2050 for farming and agriculture.
22 March 2023 News
Tax-free leasing and carbon footprints needed for tillage
This week we publish more opinions and suggestions from tillage farmers on how to support the sector. Thanks to all who have been getting in touch.
‘The costs of global inaction or delay will include irreversible impacts’
The IPCC report has focused minds in Ireland and worldwide on how to prevent further global warming.
Changing to biomethane tractors
Decarbonising agriculture will be one of the biggest engineering challenges of our lifetime writes Thomas Duffy.
Irish Distillers pairs up with Heineken to promote regenerative agriculture
Two of Ireland’s leading drinks companies are joining forces to promote regenerative agricultural practices for growing malting barley.
21 March 2023 News
Dutch farmers' party BBB in shock election win
The BoerBurgerBeweging (BBB), translating as Farmer-Citizen Movement, was formed in 2019 in protest against the government’s plans to slash nitrogen emissions from farms.
16 March 2023 News
Carbon sub-index and beef shake up EBI
Aidan Brennan takes a look at what the new carbon sub-index in the EBI means for dairy farmers.
15 March 2023 Spring AI
Dairy exit scheme to open in 2024 - minister
Last year will be the reference year for any payments made on reducing cow numbers, Minister McConalogue has said.
8 March 2023 News
Minister expects dairy cow reduction scheme to open in 2024
Last year will be the reference year for any payments made on reducing cow numbers, Minister McConalogue has said.
2 March 2023 News
Kangaroo faeces could cut methane in cattle - research
US researchers have found that faecal microbes from infant kangaroos could cut the methane produced in cattle stomachs.
25 February 2023 News
Island Seafoods – doing more with less
Stephen Robb recently visited Island Seafoods' processing plant in Killybegs, CoDonegal, where he learned about the various renewable energy and energy-saving systems that the company has implemented.
22 February 2023 Climate and environment