Without farmers, research gathers dust
Jack Kennedy
The challenges around surplus phosphorus, ammonia and methane are particularly important in a Northern Ireland scenario.
19 June 2024 Viewpoints
EU imports from South America also increase global warming
Importing beef into the EU from Mercosur countries will increase global warming, writes Dr Myles Rath, formerly of the UCD School of Agriculture.
19 June 2024 News
Tillage needs investment to play its part in sustainable Irish agriculture
The tillage sector can play a key role in making Irish agriculture more sustainable and environmentally friendly, writes Siobhán Walsh.
10 key takeaways from the National Biomethane Strategy
The National Biomethane Strategy gave a clear insight into the Government’s vision for an agricultural-based anaerobic digestion sector and how it will achieve it, writes Stephen Robb.
5 June 2024 News
Teagasc event highlights benefit of trees for water quality
The event, which was held in Teagasc Moorepark, was particularly focused on the 3ha of native woodland established on the farm in 2023.
29 May 2024 News
Productivity increases best way to reduce livestock emissions - Mitloehner
Professor Frank Mitloehner outlined the top measures to reduce emissions from livestock farming globally.
24 May 2024 News
New platform launched to trade farm carbon
Management at ConnectGreen claim to have 2,000 acres on their books, and plenty of multinational demand for the carbon and biodiversity credits.
15 May 2024 News
Boortmalt enters partnership with Soil Capital
Boortmalt has partnered with Soil Capital, an expert agronomy firm leading food system resilience and climate action, to support agriculture decarbonisation.
8 May 2024 News
Farm hedges key for carbon sequestration
The research confirmed that hedgerows on Irish farms are an important means of sequestering carbon.
3 April 2024 News
Government seeks to use €240m for REPowerEU measures
The Irish government has submitted a request to Europe to use €240 million in funding to increase renewable energy, improve energy efficiency of public buildings and invest in sustainable transport
25 March 2024 Renewables
Biodiversity credits must make financial sense for farmers
Bionua founder William Butterly said land used to generate biodiversity credits needs to be as or more profitable for farmers than the enterprise that land is currently supporting.
20 March 2024 News
Carbon levels slide in 'stony grey soils'
Stones in soil may be good for drainage but they are not great for carbon sequestration levels Teagasc studies have found.
28 February 2024 Dealer