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Dairy
‘No justification’ for dairy farmer TAMS exclusion - IFA
Barry Murphy
The IFA has called on Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to reverse a potential move to have some dairy farmers excluded from TAMS funding for milking parlours.
7 December 2022 Northern Ireland
Opportunities for farmers in energy sector
Farmers should take control of as much of their energy needs as they can, a local energy expert has suggested.
7 December 2022 News
Ambitious Tipperary anaerobic digestion dreams don't come true
Genos Resources had sought slurry from 500 farms.
Dawn Meats announces €100m investment in environmental measures
Company targets net zero operational emissions by 2040.
7 December 2022 News
Dairy Trends: GDT steady as latest Ornua index falls
The energy cost element of the processing cost is variable and changes each month depending on energy costs.
7 December 2022 Markets
Agriculture must be prepared for ‘unforeseen events'
Marie Donnelly said emissions from transport declined during the COVID-19 years and now they have rebounded.
Tackling energy costs on poultry and pig farms
In our latest article on energy efficiency on farms, Stephen Robb and Teagasc’s Barry Caslin discuss the options to tackle energy costs on poultry and pig farms.
Deere reports 75% increase in net income for Q4 2022
John Deere has reported $2.246bn in net come for quarter-four during 2022 compared to $1.283bn in 2021, a total increase of 75%, meanwhile net sales are up 37% for the same period.
7 December 2022 News
Investing €750m in Irish Farmland
Cork-based renewable energy developer BayWa r.e is planning to convert over 3,000ac of farmland into solar farms and offering Irish farmers long-term financial confidence in uncertain times.
Tánaiste hoping for incentives to get farmers into renewables in climate plan
Peter Thomas Keaveney spoke to the Tánaiste Leo Varadkar at Agromek 2022 in Denmark, where a number of Irish companies were on display and looking for business with Enterprise Ireland.
Climate council chair ‘absolutely confident’ agriculture will meet its targets
Climate Change Advisory Council chair Marie Donnelly said Ireland is in a period of acceleration and urgency when it comes to climate change.
1 December 2022 News
Going with the flow in Co Antrim
Eoin McCambridge is harnessing water to power his Co Antrim farm. Kieran Mailey reports.
30 November 2022 Climate and environment