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Farmers prosecuted over farm-saved seed
Caitríona Murphy
Farmers and processors have been pursued for seed royalties by the Plant Variety Development Office.
28 May 2017 News
GLAS III countdown: bee sand habitats and boxes
In the Irish Farmers Journal countdown to the 31 May GLAS III deadline, we bring you all the details you need to complete the relevant actions.
24 May 2017 Schemes
Watch: Environment – commonage letters and GLAS bee boxes
Non-return of commonage letters will hold up GLAS payments, and we get the low-down on approved bee boxes.
Watch: fencing waterways for GLAS
Alison Sinnott speaks to Catherine Keena and Michael White from Teagasc, and Richard Brennan, a farmer and fencing contractor from Thurles, about fencing off waterways for the third tranche of GLAS.
24 May 2017 Infrastructure
Getting wild bird cover established
Peter Varley talks to Catherine Keena from Teagasc about best practice for establishing wild bird cover.
3 May 2017 Schemes
Watch: the objective of wild bird cover
Peter Varley talks to Catherine Keena from Teagasc about the importance of wild bird cover and its best management practice.
19 April 2017 Schemes
Drain and river management – what's allowed?
Catherine Keena from Teagasc sets out the best approach for managing watercourses on the farm, Peter Varley reports
22 February 2017 Grass & feeding
Watch: how to coppice a hedgerow for GLAS
Peter Varley talks to Catherine Keena from Teagasc about best practice for coppicing hedgerows and the benefits of coppicing.
1 February 2017 Management
Your farm: traditional orchards
Peter Varley talks to Catherine Keena from Teagasc about planting apple trees for GLAS I.
4 January 2017 Schemes
GLAS III: readers’ questions answered
Peter Varley talks to Catherine Keena and Ciaran Hickey from Teagasc to find out the answers to some common questions received on GLAS III.
16 November 2016 Schemes
Watch: how to maintain a hedgerow
Peter Varley talks to Catherine Keena from Teagasc about maintaining new hedgerows to ensure they are stock proof and good for biodiversity.
28 September 2016 Grass & feeding
Pilot training for GLAS begins
Nathan Tuffy looks at some of the key messages from the pilot GLAS training courses
2 March 2016 Schemes