Over 20,000 farmers locked out of ACRES
Amy Forde
Funding for agri-environment schemes will amount to €218m in 2023.
28 September 2022 Management
Farmers being paid to remove nitrogen from water
As part of his Nuffield scholarship, Laois dairy farmer Bruce Thompson visited farms in the UK and US that are extracting nitrates from water and getting paid to do so.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland
English farm policies to be ‘rapidly reviewed’
The review will include frameworks for regulation, innovation, and investment that affect farmers and land managers in England.
Sustainability isn’t just about the environment
With a new sustainability payment on the horizon, as well as a new sustainability body, it is a term NI farmers will have to get used to.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmers gain access to energy support scheme
Farmers will be allowed draw down funds to compensate for high electricity and gas prices.
28 September 2022 News
Sinn Féin would not cut national herd to reduce emissions
Sinn Féin commented that it would be unfair to place the burden of emissions reductions on individual farmers or even on specific sectors within the industry.
22 September 2022 News
Increased payments rates for EFS wider level
The increased payments in this phase of Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) mostly apply to measures that involve fencing.
21 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Do you want to get better value from your fertiliser?
Ellen Durkin outlines how farmers can achieve better results from their fertiliser and ultimately save some money.
16 September 2022 Soil
Moving to net zero dairy farming
At a recent farm walk, Hugh Harbison outlined how he is trying to reduce the carbon footprint of his 180-cow dairy herd.
14 September 2022 Management
Interiors: bringing the outside in to your home office
Does your home office need a little love? Then why not bring the outside in, writes interior designer Maura Mackey.
14 September 2022 Features
Funding and time required to see results on farms of promising Teagasc research
IFA environment chair Paul O’Brien praised the recent Teagasc open day at Johnstown Castle and urged Government to set aside "adequate funding" to allow the organisation to continue its research.
14 September 2022 Community
Katherine’s Country: the drought has ended
Finally, the rain has come after the drought period on the O’Leary farm.
7 September 2022 Katherine O'Leary