Single day's rain causes shocking phosphorous leaching
Caitríona Morrissey
Teagasc monitoring has revealed just how much phosphorous can be leached into rivers and streams following rain.
14 June 2024 News
Status yellow thunderstorm warning issued
The warning is in place from 1pm to 7pm today.
Farms could help prevent flash floods, project shows
Slowing down the flow of rainwater from farmland into streams could see fewer floods in urban areas, a pilot project has found.
'Short but vicious' bursts of rain hit Wexford
Recent incidences of flash flooding in Wexford have wiped out recently-sown crops and resulted in delayed cutting of silage.
29 May 2024 News
Watch: heavy rains batter much of the country
All counties apart from Kerry remain under a status yellow thunder warning.
21 May 2024 News
Biblical flooding in Brazil has devastating impact
Flooding over the first two weeks of May in Brazil shows how terrible the consequences of climate events can be for human life, never mind agriculture.
19 May 2024 News
Greek farmers question their future following flooding
Last September, devastating flooding ripped through Greece’s agricultural heartland. With swathes of crops washed away, Anne O’Donoghue met with farmers trying to get back on their feet.
15 May 2024 Feature
Watch: milking up to 300 organic ewes at the foot of Mount Olympus in Greece
Michalis Avdanas and Catherina Kelliga milk 300 ewes in Elassóna, Greece. The farm started out with just 40 sheep and there are future plans to expand the flock to 500. Anne O’Donoghue reports.
8 May 2024 Feature
Flooding of farmland mooted in Greece
A Greek agricultural expert has said many organisations are proposing the country’s CAP plan be amended to “leave space for water”.
8 May 2024 News
By degrees: how climate change is already affecting your farm
Professor Conor Murphy from Maynooth University recently spoke about the current and future impact of climate change on farming. Caitríona Morrissey reports.
1 May 2024 News
Department's approach on callows supports slammed
The area monitoring system was called into question for failing to identify specific examples of flooding on the callows.
24 April 2024 News
Lough Funshinagh flooding: 'the worst year in living memory'
Farmers surrounding Lough Funshinagh highlighted that the situation is dire and that they are living in hope that water will recede.
17 April 2024 News