Tillage needs investment to play its part in sustainable Irish agriculture
Siobhán Walsh
The tillage sector can play a key role in making Irish agriculture more sustainable and environmentally friendly, writes Siobhán Walsh.
Minister refuses to backtrack on net zero
NI Climate Change legislation came into force in 2022 and includes highly ambitious emission reduction targets.
12 June 2024 Forestry
Forestry licences well below targets
Early midterm forestry review needed to address the dismal afforestation returns and disappointing felling licences as presented in dashboard data, writes Donal Magner.
Farmers should join the Climate Conversation 2024
'As key stakeholders it is very important that farmers views on climate action are captured'.
12 June 2024 News
Energy and Farm Diversification Show to take place on 18 July
Minister McConalogue has launched the Energy and Farm Diversification Show 2024, which will take place on Thursday 18 July at Gurteen Agricultural College.
6 June 2024 News
Missed opportunity in anaerobic digestion plan
An opportunity to make our farmer-owned co-ops central to this project has again been missed when they would have been an ideal vehicle to get central farmer involvement and ownership.
29 May 2024 Viewpoints
Pilot on methane reducing additives recommended
It was suggested this pilot programme should be rolled out by Teagasc to Signpost dairy farmers by the end of this year.
29 May 2024 News
Agriculture can meet 2030 emissions targets - IFA
This is if all additional measures set out in the Climate Action Plan 2024 are taken into consideration, the IFA has said.
28 May 2024 News
EPA expects Ireland to miss 2030 emissions targets
Farming and most other sectors are expected to overshoot their emissions targets for 2030, a new EPA forecast shows.
Conforming to nitrates rules with slurry and soiled water
Martin Merrick outlines what farmers need to know amid updates and changes occurring to soiled water and slurry storage for 2024.
26 May 2024 Slurry
Could the Dutch derogation plan rebound on Irish farmers?
As the new Dutch government says it will scrap cow cull plans, how will its opposition to climate action plan targets affect the temperature in Brussels?
22 May 2024 Dealer
Farmers urged to look at tax implications of solar panels
At the moment, if you go over 50% of your land covered by solar PV panels, you lose your agricultural relief.
1 May 2024 Renewables