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Agriculture can meet 2030 emissions targets - IFA
Anne O'Donoghue
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
UK farmers get planning exemption for converting buildings to homes and shops
MEP candidate Cynthia Ní Mhurchú has called on Ireland to follow suit. Niamh Murphy and Anne O’Donoghue report.
1 May 2024 Management
Livestock - its role in our economy and ecosystems
Professor Frank O’Mara, president of animal task force and director of Teagasc, outlines the role of livestock in our economy and ecosystem.
A journey into ‘silvoarable’ farming in Co Carlow
Jack Browne’s vision for his farm, and his courage and conviction in realising it, offers a terrific learning experience for a future where innovation, diversification and adaptation will be crucial.
17 April 2024 Footprint Farmers
Tapping into the bioeconomy potential of grass
Growing grass is one of Ireland’s natural competitive advantages which is now set to be a key ingredient in Ireland's emerging biomethane and bioeconomy sectors, writes Stephen Robb.
17 April 2024 Renewables
Renewables Roadshow: learn about anaerobic digestion
The upcoming renewables roadmap will have a session focusing on Ireland's emerging anaerobic digestion industry, how it will work, and how farmers can get involved. Stephen Robb reports
10 April 2024 Renewables
Social sustainability in south Galway
'When you add it all up, this family farm enterprise offers way more of a "social dividend" than we usually give such enterprises credit for,' writes Brendan Dunford.
3 April 2024 Footprint Farmers
€9m funding call open for bio-based economy projects
Funding has been drawn from the Shared Island Initiative, as well as departments north and south.
6 March 2024 News
IFA warns losing derogation would hit climate targets
Leaving dairy farmers at 170kg N/ha could scupper the State's forestry and organics targets, the IFA has told the Oireachtas agriculture committee.
15 February 2024 News
What is in the draft biomethane strategy?
Last week, the Government launched a public consultation on the national biomethane strategy. Stephen Robb takes a look at what's in it.
7 February 2024 Renewables
Diversification ‘key’ to farming’s share of emissions cuts - Minister Ryan
The Minister for the Environment sees big potential for farmers with anaerobic digestion and forestry.
29 January 2024 News
Up to €300,000 for new projects in areas formerly dependent on peat production
The scheme is open for community and voluntary organisations, not-for-profit organisations, social enterprises, micro and small- to medium-sized organisations to apply.
12 January 2024 Schemes