State buys 552ac Devenish land in Meath for new national park
Amy Forde
The 444ac farm on the 552ac Dowth Hall and demesne property in Co Meath has been snapped up by the State.
27 September 2023 Viewpoints
Public finances cannot afford white elephants
White elephants are pretend ‘assets’ likely to be stranded and abandoned due to poor utilisation and inability to cover operating costs.
27 September 2023 News
Industry wants Irish grain footprint before tillage ‘goes down the swanny’
Here are some of the top tillage quotes from the Irish Farmers Journal stand at the National Ploughing Championships.
Department opens public consultation on carbon farming
The Department of Agriculture has opened a public consultation on carbon farming and is seeking to lead from the front on paying farmers to store carbon.
26 September 2023 News
Carbon figures needed for Irish grain to make 'strong and loud' claims
Having proper data to back up Irish tillage farming's sustainability credentials will be important to try and deliver farmers a premium price for their grain.
26 September 2023 News
‘No final decision’ yet on dairy cow reduction scheme
Previous comments from the Minister suggested that farmers would know by the end of September 2023 if a cow reduction scheme was to open in 2024.
20 September 2023 News
AD central to vision for nutrients in NI
David Wright reports from the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association conference
13 September 2023 Northern Ireland
Tillage farms can get close to carbon neutral with MACC recommendations
Teagasc director Frank O’Mara has said that tillage farmers can get close to carbon neutral if they implement some of the recommendations in the Teagasc MACC.
10 September 2023 News
Land use emissions target by year-end – Ryan
Farmers will have an emissions reduction target for the land use sector by the end of the year, Minister Eamon Ryan has suggested.
6 September 2023 News
News Podcast: carbon trading and cover crop U-turn
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
1 September 2023 News
Farm emissions levelling off – Teagasc
Measures to reduce agricultural emissions are starting to take effect, but the sector needs to drive on to achieve further reductions, said a Teagasc scientist.
30 August 2023 News
A framework to value on-farm carbon removals
The exact detail on how farmers can engage in this is as yet not clear as we go to press.
30 August 2023 Viewpoints