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Farmer Writes: Organic certification is not for everyone
Kieran Sullivan
Kieran Sullivan weighs in on the higher organic payment rates announced by the Government and why he isn't quite ready to make the switch and go chemical-free.
Grants for tree planting on NI farmland
Two grants for establishing woodland are open for applications in Northern Ireland. Peter McCann reports.
Farmers not eligible for new fossil fuel reduction fund
Food processors can now apply for funding to support them to become less reliant on fossil fuels.
Agri-related projects receive almost €20,000 from water development fund
The fund supports communities and groups to deliver projects that enhance the quality of local streams, rivers, lakes and coastal areas.
13 June 2022 News
ICSA ‘will not agree’ to more TB testing
Farm organisations are getting extremely frustrated at the way in which the TB stakeholder forum is operating with a “one-sided agenda”, according to the ICSA.
7 June 2022 News
53 farms secure €21m in renewable heat scheme
Switching to renewable fuel sources for heat is fast becoming an attractive option for many farms and significant funding is available to help farmers make the switch.
18 May 2022 News
Deadline for new increased SUSI grant approaches
More farm families will qualify for the SUSI higher education support payment following an increase from Budget '22.
11 May 2022 News
Solar PV – the lay of the land
Stephen Robb details what you need to know if you are considering solar PV for your farm.
20 April 2022 Renewables
Fertiliser grants of €107/ha for Poland’s farmers
Grassland and tillage farmers in Poland will soon be able to apply for up to €5,350.
20 April 2022 News
€10,000 further-study fellowship launched by ASA
The fellowship will grant the successful applicant the opportunity to learn from innovators and experts around the world.
19 April 2022 News
No more COVID-19 restrictions for marts – McConalogue
Mart managers and staff, as well as buyers and sellers of livestock have shown tremendous resilience during the pandemic, according to Minister McConalogue.
23 February 2022 News
The Cork family who are decarbonising their lives
Molly Ellis is an artist living in Castlelyons, Co Cork, with her husband Shane and their two boys. In conversation with Janine Kennedy, Molly explains the motivation to decarbonise their lives
16 February 2022 Features