IFJ Junior: making energy from slurry
Stephen Robb
Methane, which is emitted from slurry, can be captured and used as renewable energy, writes Stephen Robb.
26 June 2024 News
IFJ Junior: how a diesel engine works
Internal combustion diesel engines power a lot of farm equipment. Gary Abbott looks at how these engines work.
19 June 2024 News
Biomethane imports set to rise with new obligation scheme
A new heat obligation scheme will require suppliers of natural gas to blend biomethane into their fuel supply and may lead to more biomethane being imported, undercutting Irish producers.
Major Cork energy park for sustainable fuels a step closer
Sustainable fuel production, such as hydrogen, can provide an alternative route to market for renewable electricity assets, which face restricted grid access
19 June 2024 Renewables
Farmer Writes: AGA cookers have a mind of their own
Although it has provided much hardship, Gerald Potterton says that has his AGA to thank for his marriage.
5 June 2024 Farmer Writes
Green diesel prices back below €1/l
Prices quoted for green diesel across the country have dropped below the €1/l over the past week to lows of 96c/l, Gary Abbott reports.
5 June 2024 News
Lifting the lid on a professional engine rebuild
Fergal O’Sullivan met with Jerry McCarthy of McCarthy Engine Reconditioning to find out more about the engine rebuilding process.
5 June 2024 Farm machinery
Biogas will have to be underwritten 'at point of sale' - ICMSA
The ICMSA has said that the financial model laid out in the newly launched biomethane strategy is guaranteed to fail.
31 May 2024 News
Slurry and grass to fuel AD plants
The industry will be agri-centric, meaning farmers will be the main suppliers of feedstock such as grass silage and manures to produce biomethane gas which will decarbonise the energy sector.
29 May 2024 News
Screwing up the pump – “Digitally”
Fergal O’Sullivan of MTU Kerry looks into the controversial topic of engine ‘re-mapping’, what it entails and what owners should consider before tweaking the performance of any machines engine.
29 May 2024 Tractors
Pork a target for China import tariffs
If the EU hits Chinese EV car imports with tariffs, we can expect retaliation, with pork imports mentioned as a possible target.
29 May 2024 News
News in-brief from Northern Ireland
Latest news in-brief from across the farming and food industry in Northern Ireland
29 May 2024 Northern Ireland