Consumers have ‘no problem’ paying more for organic beef - Dutch butcher
Noel Bardon
With targets to triple Ireland’s organically farmed area by 2027, the Irish Farmers Journal spoke with a butcher in Amsterdam selling only organic meat to find what is driving consumers to organics.
20 July 2022 Diversification
‘Dozens upon dozens’ of AD plants expected within years
Ministers McConalogue and Ryan spoke of the opportunities for farmers posed by anaerobic digestion at an energy in agriculture event in Gurteen agricultural college.
6 July 2022 News
Ryan: farmers will have to ‘go to the max’ on carbon targets
Political correspondent Pat O’Toole spoke to Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan in the Green Party leader’s first sit down interview with the Irish Farmers Journal.
Change CAP rules to let farmers sell electricity into grid – MEP
Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly wants regulations preventing the sale of electricity produced by grant-aided solar panels to be reviewed.
14 June 2022 News
Kildare organic farmer to host farm walk
The event is an ideal opportunity for anyone considering entering organic production, says Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association (ICSA) organics chair Fergal Byrne.
3 June 2022 News
Farm profits squeezed by Agflation
Michael Haverty, explains why farmers are worse off despite record output prices for milk and beef
1 June 2022 News
Energy in agriculture event to take place in Gurteen College on 19 July
The show, which hasn’t taken place since 2019, will return this year and is set to cover a range of topics in the farm renewable energy sector.
26 April 2022 News
Climate action poses opportunities for midlands’ farmers - report
Farmers in the midlands could benefit from additional income sources provided by the closing of peat-fired power plants, the final progress report of the Just Transition Commissioner has found.
25 April 2022 News
Ireland to participate in new EU agri-biodiversity network
This research network is aimed at improving agricultural biodiversity and ecosystems.
21 March 2022 News
Government policy ‘at odds’ with diversification rhetoric - Macra
Macra has hit out at what it has said is a “continued disconnect” between stated Government policy and that which is enacted.
25 February 2022 News
Want a new hobby? Why not try wildlife photography?
Award-winning 12-year-old wildlife photographer Rossa Bracken tells IFJ Junior readers about his love for his hobby and how it is easy to start taking your own pictures.
20 February 2022 Diversification
Two-year court battle finally over for Glanbia
The plant, delayed for two years by the legal challenges from An Taisce, will be operational by 2024, says Glanbia.
16 February 2022 News