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Farmer ordered to pay €3,500 following fish kill
Amy Forde
Some 5,000 fish were killed after effluent from a slurry tank entered the river.
20 July 2022 News
Explainer: Why are Dutch farmers protesting?
Farmers in the Netherlands have been protesting for weeks against proposed changes to nitrogen emissions policy there. The Irish Farmers Journal travelled to the Netherlands to find out why.
15 July 2022 News
Landowner fined €16,500 for damaging freshwater pearl mussel habitat
The landowner was found to have cleared vegetation, disturbed the bank of the River Eske in Milltown, Donegal and dug a number of drains to the river, resulting in significant sedimentation.
Flushing corncrakes out of meadows in Mayo
Amy Forde speaks to contractor Shane McIntyre about the flushing bar he created for the Corncrake LIFE project.
6 July 2022 Feature
Lessons learned from the SUAS uplands EIP
Experiences from the European Innovation Projects will feed in to the formation of the co-operation projects under the new ACRES agri-environmental scheme.
29 June 2022 News
Longford landowner ordered to pay over €2,600 after removing gravel from river
Inland Fisheries Ireland took the prosecution after a landowner carried out worked on the Aughnacliffe River.
Farmers should question AECM advisors on hill grazing – INHFA
The INHFA has hit out at the environmentalists who want sheep taken off the hills.
15 June 2022 News
Restoration measures cannot be forced on farmers – EU farmer group
An EU-level group representing farmers and co-ops has said that CAP strategic plans will not do enough to reach the targets proposed by Brussels and that further action will be needed.
14 June 2022 News
Cattle and sheep must not be taken off the hills – IFA
IFA hill chair Caillín Conneely has warned of social, economic and wildfire implications of any moves to take cattle and sheep down off hill land.
13 June 2022 News
Whole-farm biodiversity action needed by all farmers - Minister Hackett
Minister Hackett has stated that farmers cannot be split between those farming for food and those farming for nature.
10 June 2022 News
Government acting on commitments for biodiversity protection policies - Noonan
Minister of State at the Department of Housing Malcolm Noonan gave an overview of the Government’s progress on biodiversity action.
10 June 2022 News
Watch: One-third of 98 wild bee species threatened with extinction
Bees are particularly active in May, as seen on Tullamore Farm last week.