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Climate council chair ‘absolutely confident’ agriculture will meet its targets
Rachel Donovan
Climate Change Advisory Council chair Marie Donnelly said Ireland is in a period of acceleration and urgency when it comes to climate change.
Going with the flow in Co Antrim
Eoin McCambridge is harnessing water to power his Co Antrim farm. Kieran Mailey reports.
Energy efficiency: being smart with energy on dairy farms
In the first of a three-part series on farm energy efficiency, Stephen Robb and Teagasc’s Barry Caslin run through some measures to improve the energy efficiency on dairy farms
Farm generators: what are the options?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at the options available for farmers thinking of purchasing an electricity generator.
Prepare for winter weather despite the recent mildness
Aidan Brennan warms that farmers should be preparing for the worst of winter weather even though it's currently very mild.
16 November 2022 Winter Feed
Butchers call on Government to fast-track energy supports
Surging electricity costs are leading to butcher-shop closures and threatening the viability of businesses.
9 November 2022 News
Winter energy prices to reach record lows from 2027
Ireland is forecasted to achieve historically low winter energy prices from 2027, according to new analysis.
2 November 2022 News
Energy scheme will not cover average pig farm costs
It is not thought that other farming enterprises face the same risk of hitting the state aid ceiling.
26 October 2022 News
Buzz in the solar farm sector as industry targets 25,000ac
There was a notable buzz at this year’s Solar Ireland 2022 conference, writes Stephen Robb.
26 October 2022 News
New TAMS solar PV details needed now - MREF
The Micro Renewable Energy Federation wants the new TAMS up and running by the end of the year.
24 October 2022 Buildings
Northern Ireland set for second biogas wave
Biomethane is set to play an important role in Northern Ireland’s decarbonisation strategy but many more AD plants are needed.
19 October 2022 News
Pig crisis shows no signs of abating
There was little cause for pig farmer optimism at the Teagasc national pig conference on Tuesday, where farmers were told that pig price signals were not encouraging.
19 October 2022 Pigs