EPA does not know how farmer action impacts water quality
Amy Forde
Tipperary TD Jackie Cahill said that there is a serious gap in the whole system where we see an improvement in water quality but we are not able to ascertain the reason for that improvement.
17 July 2024 News
EPA cuts beef and sheep emissions estimates
The EPA revised beef and sheep sector emissions downwards from the previous emissions estimates.
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During 2023, an additional 0.6GW of new grid-scale renewable energy was installed across Ireland, which represents a tripling of the 0.2GW that was connected in 2022.
Farmer action helped cut emissions – Teagasc
The use of nitrogen fertiliser fell by 18% in 2023 compared with 2022, EPA data shows.
10 July 2024 News
The changing face of global food demand
Opportunities will be concentrated in Southeast Asia, with European demand flat over the next decade.
10 July 2024 News
Letter on the topic of climate neutral Ireland
"Climate neutral Ireland article" - David Moore, Glencash Farm, Co Cork
10 July 2024 Letters
Minister commits to review Dan Brennan's farm files
There is to be a fresh assessment of the case sought by the Minister for Agriculture.
10 July 2024 News
Measures to improve water quality must be implemented at scale - EPA
There must be “significant improvements” in nitrogen use efficiencies to reduce the nitrogen surplus, the Oireachtas committee on agriculture heard on Wednesday evening.
10 July 2024 News
Emissions targets should not be met through decreased production - IFA
The IFA said the announcement of emissions reductions in the agricultural sector that are due to a drop in cattle numbers and less fertiliser would have economic and social consequences.
9 July 2024 News
Agriculture emissions fell by 4.6% in 2023
The use of nitrogen fertiliser fell by 18% in 2023 compared with 2022, EPA data shows.
8 July 2024 News
Minister to seek fresh review of Dan Brennan case
The commitment came from the minister in a Dáil debate which heard evidence written by vets who investigated the case in the mid-2000s.
4 July 2024 News
Climate 'incentives' needed for farmers
Donnelly was reacting to the findings of the recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions report.
19 June 2024 News