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Balancing schemes leading to further imbalance
Jack Kennedy
In parts of the west and northwest of this island, if you don’t invest in land, this great natural asset, it simply leaves you behind.
28 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Cutting carbon is a long-term challenge
During a recent AHDB monitor cereal farm meeting, the results of a carbon audit were outlined to group members.
9 January 2024 News
Farming ‘not solely responsible’ for water quality - Taoiseach
An Taoiseach was speaking at the 69th IFA AGM this Tuesday in the Irish Farm Centre.
Carbon farming – the Australian experience and lessons for Ireland
The sheep and cattle that used to graze the land have been removed and many farms have been planted with trees.
25 December 2023 Viewpoints
NI farms lose out on carbon income
A new EU framework has recently been agreed for certifying carbon removals from the land-based sector.
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Dempsey at Large: Time to treat farmers as individuals
Carbon, climate and water quality are all new features of modern farming.
29 November 2023 Viewpoints
Lanigan takes issue with EU carbon farming model
The Teagasc scientist also warned that Ireland will struggle to meet its emissions targets from the land use sector over the coming seven years.
22 November 2023 News
MEPs vote to monitor and verify carbon removals
The European Parliament has adopted its position on a new EU certification framework for technological and natural carbon removals, which will include farming.
21 November 2023 News
Carbon farming in Australia
Drive to get Australian livestock farmers up to speed on offsetting their greenhouse gas emissions.
8 November 2023 News
Carbon farming: measuring carbon flux on Irish farms
Soil carbon is increasingly being recognized as a valuable asset on Irish farms. However, challenges persist in its accurate measurement, writes Emma Hart.
8 November 2023 Footprint Farmers
EU to recognise carbon emissions reductions from soil
A change in an EU regulation on carbon farming could see farmers better rewarded for the carbon they hold in their soils.
24 October 2023 News
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