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Remaining GLAS+ payments of €650,000 commence
Rachel Donovan
Farmers in GLAS+ were rewarded for additional environmental contributions.
1 July 2022 News
Catch crops recovered up to 64kg N/ha on Signpost farms
Catch crops were sampled for yield and nitrogen uptake on the Teagasc Signpost farms in December.
Rural TDs on the sectoral emissions target for agriculture
The Irish Farmers Journal has sought the opinion of a range of TDs as to what the exact carbon reduction sectoral target for farming should be. Pat O'Toole and Barry Murphy report.
Oversowing clover in Carrigmore
We caught up with Footprint Farmer Martin Crowe to see how he’s cutting his nitrogen use this year.
29 June 2022 Footprint Farmers
Seven ways farmers can cut energy costs
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has developed a set of measures for farmers to save energy costs.
Nitrates rules for tillage farmers remain unclear
Tillage farmers are to follow the regulations in the new Nitrates Action Programme approved in March until there is an update on leaving some over-winter stubble for birds.
29 June 2022 News
Growing rye on sand in north Derry
This young farmer says rye is an easy crop to grow and look after and is harvested in July helping with workload and cashflow.
29 June 2022 Soils
Farmers need to produce 28% more to end world hunger - OECD
Global economic and food leaders have suggested that farmers must produce more with less impact to end world hunger and reduce emissions.
29 June 2022 News
Commission to propose carbon credit certification by end of year
Head of unit at the Commission’s Directorate-General for Climate Action Christian Holzleitner said carbon certification will enable farmers to be rewarded for the carbon they store.
€30m biomethane facility to be built in Cork
The project could see 20 local farm-based biomethane producer groups heating some 64,000 homes.
New biostimulant regulations in July as UCD undertakes survey
Researchers at UCD want to learn more about growers’ attitudes to biostimulant use and their knowledge of these products.
28 June 2022 News
Drummonds working to reduce dependence on chemicals
Drummonds is trialling mixed varieties of winter wheat and barley at its trial site in Termonfeckin, Co Louth.
26 June 2022 News