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€373m in BPS balancing payments begin
Noel Bardon
Farmers should see the balancing payments for 2022 BPS and greening in their accounts over the coming days, Minister McConalogue has said.
1 December 2022 News
ACRES advisory charges of €900 ‘unacceptable’ - IFA
The IFA has suggested that farmers request a full breakdown of all costs charged by their adviser for the submission of an ACRES application.
30 November 2022 News
Pesticides ban in 2024 ‘too soon’ - Minister Hackett
The Minister of State and Green Party Agriculture spokesperson stated that the timescale around a total ban on pesticides is the only issue.
New technologies offer huge opportunities
From robotic milking and automatic feeding systems to early identification of health issues and fast-tracking advancements in breeding, animal identification technologies are a key part of efficiency.
30 November 2022 News
Payments due on 52,715ha of chopped straw
2,548 applications were made under the scheme, meaning the average applicant chopped almost 20ha.
30 November 2022 News
Sheep Management: liver fluke forecast and Sheep Improvement Scheme actions
The forecast predicts infection being prevalent in the west and northwest with occasional losses in the midlands, east Munster and north Leinster.
30 November 2022 Management
Dairy Management: what to do with high clover paddocks
With more grass around than normal, Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the issues with carrying over high-clover paddocks that have high pasture covers.
30 November 2022 Management
Fodder Support Scheme payments begin for 71,000 farmers
The 71,000 eligible farmers who applied to the 2022 Fodder Support Scheme will receive payment over the coming weeks.
30 November 2022 Letters
Anaerobic digestion industry calls for Government support scheme
Over half of the attendees at the Gas Networks Ireland conference are currently involved with developing an AD plant
29 November 2022 EU
Fear and loathing in Athlone: scenes from the Green Party conference
Will this weekend be a key date in the evolution of Irish farming? It may just be. For the people will have spoken, through the Citizen’s Assembly on Biodiversity.
26 November 2022 Opinion
Liver fluke forecast identifies high risk of disease in west and northwest
The forecast predicts infection being prevalent in the west and northwest with occasional losses in the midlands, east Munster and north Leinster.
25 November 2022 Management
ACRES application numbers approaching 20,000
Farmers at the Irish Farmers Journal CAP information meeting in Kerry on Wednesday night heard the number of applications for ACRES is closing in on 20,000.
24 November 2022 News