Farmers to plant over 2,000km of hedgerow for ACRES
Tommy Moyles
Farmers have responded favorably to measures involving the planting of trees on their farms in ACRES, the Irish Agroforesrty conference heard last week.
1 November 2023 News
Meet the 10 Farming for Nature Ambassadors for 2023
Find out who the 2023 Farming for Nature ambassadors are and what actions they are carrying out on their farms to support the environment.
1 November 2023 News
ATU and DCU receive funding from EPA to conduct soil health study
The research aims to raise awareness of the critical role soil health plays in sustainable agriculture, environmental conservation and regional development.    
Looking back: what Macra members learned at inclusivity event in Athlone
Aishling O Keeffe discusses how the Inclusivity Working Group looked at accessibility needs and dietary requirements for prospective and current members at Macra.
18 October 2023 Community
Tirlán shareholders agree governance changes
A special general meeting gave "overwhelming support" to a raft of changes to the co-op's representative structures to enhance gender and age diversity.
11 October 2023 News
Tirlán propose governance changes
The co-op intends to revamp it's representative structures to address shortfalls in women and younger people on council and regional advisory boards
27 September 2023 News
Lakeland Dairies to vote on rule changes at SGM
There will be one vote to adopt four rule changes, with a two-thirds majority needed for the vote to pass.
6 September 2023 News
Value of hedgerows not to be forgotten as National Hedgerow Week 2023 kicks off
National Hedgerow Week 2023 was launched on Tuesday 29 August in Co Dublin.
30 August 2023 News
Lakeland seeking more women and family shareholder involvement
The co-op wants women and family members of its supplier farms to be more involved as shareholders.
23 August 2023 News
Opinion: turning from climate villains to climate heroes
There is only one chance for farming to avoid a catastrophic outcome and that is laid out in the MACC, writes former Macra president and dairy farmer Thomas Duffy.
Watch: ‘There is no such thing as bad land’
Peter McCann summarises key take-home messages from a series of farm visits along the west of Ireland.
9 August 2023 Northern Ireland
IFA poised to overhaul voting system
The IFA's national council supported a direct postal vote to replace the current branch voting system, but a formal proposal will need a two-thirds majority to be ratified.
28 June 2023 News