Commissioner Timmermans under pressure
Matt Dempsey
The Future of Farming annual conference took place in Brussels on Tuesday where Commissioner Timmermans repeated his views on reducing pesticides, fertiliser and imported feedstuffs for animals.
29 March 2023 News
Glanbia puts 198ac Waterford farm on the market
This farm, which is guided at over €13,800/ac, is located beside an ESB substation.
29 March 2023 News
Global renewable energy capacity grew by 9.6% in 2022
Global renewable energy capacity growth rates will have to triple by 2030 if we want to limit global warming to 1.5°C, according to a new report.
Glanbia puts 200ac Waterford farm on the market
This farm, which is guided at over €13,900/ac, is located beside an ESB substation.
28 March 2023 News
Planning refused for Clare wind farm due to hen harrier concerns
When taken in conjunction with other wind farms in the area, the wind farm would result in unacceptable cumulative adverse impacts on the hen harrier, the appeals board said. Gordon Deegan reports.
CNH Industrial acquires majority stake in Bennamann
CNH Industrial has acquired the controlling stake of Bennamann following its 10% buy-in back in 2021. Bennamann offers a solution to capture and purify existing slurry bio-methane for use as fuel.
23 March 2023 News
Volatility in global timber markets in 2022
There was extreme volatility in timber markets last year due to inflation and the fallout from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, writes Geraldine O’Sullivan, IFA senior policy executive.
22 March 2023 Forestry
Extra energy support for UK farms ruled out
The Energy Bill Relief Scheme is to be replaced by less generous support for gas and electricity bills under the new Energy Bills Discount Scheme.
22 March 2023 Northern Ireland
Changing to biomethane tractors
Decarbonising agriculture will be one of the biggest engineering challenges of our lifetime writes Thomas Duffy.
Operating profit surges at ESB
Group dividend to the State more than doubled to €327m in 2022
22 March 2023 News
Window to secure liveable future for planet closing rapidly, scientists warn
Deep, rapid and sustained mitigation efforts in this decade are needed for liveable planet. Anne Finnegan considers the latest UN climate report.
21 March 2023 News
Urgent climate action needed now – IPCC report
The target of keeping global warming to 1.5°C requires “deep, rapid and sustained greenhouse gas emissions reductions” in all sectors, the IPCC said.