LATEST ARTICLES
News
Tullamore Show: ‘the best commercial cattle in the country’
Barry Murphy
Farmers at the Tullamore Show on Sunday shared their views on emissions targets and their potential in the sector.
14 August 2022 News
Decade of change ahead for farming - McConalogue
There is no measure or policy that will be forced upon farm families, the minister said at the opening of Tullamore Show.
10 August 2022 Pigs
Energy costs overtake labour costs on pig farms
Pig farms are facing yet another financial challenge as the cost of energy soars.
More than agriculture stretched on climate obligations
A stretch goal is designed to encourage aggressive pursuit of that end goal but what happens when the stretch is simple a stretch too far?
10 August 2022 Amii
Autumn agreement would lead to smoother harvest
August is no time for negotiating harvest arrangements, but Boortmalt's positive influence on the Irish tillage sector should not be overlooked.
10 August 2022 Dealer
Top tips when upgrading milking facilities
Aidan Brennan outlines five tips for dairy farmers thinking of upgrading their milking facilities this autumn.
10 August 2022 Dairy Equipment
Planning approved for 190ac solar farm in Roscommon
A large solar farm outside Athlone, Co Roscommon, is the latest to be granted planning permission following a number of other applications elsewhere across the country.
It's time for ‘serious investment’ in anaerobic digestion - MEP
MEP Billy Kelleher has said that more than a pilot project is needed to develop anaerobic digestion, as it is a tried and tested technology.
2 August 2022 News
Farmer pulls the plug on solar PV plans amid delays and low returns
One farmer outlines his experience of trying to install solar PV on his farm sheds amid delays and the feeling that his farm’s work would not benefit the farming sector’s emissions reduction target.
Farmer Writes: ludicrous that farmers will lose out on solar and AD credit
Perhaps it’s time to change the meaning of the old saying to ‘go Dutch’, writes Karen McCabe.
30 July 2022 Farmer Writes
A growing divergence between Irish, EU and global agriculture
Andy Doyle considers how the EU policy move to environment first and agriculture second will play out for the growing global population.
30 July 2022 EU
Farmer views: 'they haven't given us any roadmap'
Rachel Donovan and Barry Murphy speak to farmers at Roscrea and Tullow marts about the 25% carbon emissions reduction target for the agriculture sector.
29 July 2022 News