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Supports needed for forestry replanting, Gleeson concedes
Declan O’Brien
Department supremo insists that the legal requirement to replant forestry ground after harvesting will not be removed.
22 May 2024 Features
Green wave: the seaweed surge
With knowledge passed down through generations, Claire O’Sullivan took the dive into the seaweed skincare business, writes Grace Hanna.
23 April 2024 Feature
Clarkson back for series three to ‘show real farming’
While Clarkson’s Farm is known for showing farming in a fun light, series three isn’t shying away from many agricultural issues Irish farmers will be familiar with.
Cork contractor changes foragers to lighter shade of green
With the Duggan family entering their 10th decade of contracting, Peter Thomas Keaveney catches up with the brothers in Co Cork who recently took delivery of their second Krone Big X 630 forager.
3 April 2024 Farm machinery
Building an AD industry – a jigsaw puzzle
A constructive conference recently took place in Birr, focusing on the opportunities and the very real challenges presented by the development of the anaerobic digestion sector, writes Stephen Robb
31 January 2024 Renewables
Claas gives a glimpse into its futuristic cabs
With its futuristic Cab 4.0 and Cab10Future, Claas is offering a glimpse at what it envisions is the future operator environment on harvesting machines and tractors.
2 January 2024 Farm machinery
Claas brings semi-electric hybrid combine concept to the field
Claas has carried out field tests on a hybrid, semi-electric drive combine concept that allows for a less powerful engine to be used which is compensated by an electric motor.
28 December 2023 News
Extra work permit places approved for beef factories and dairy farms
Pig managers, pig farm assistants, butchers/deboners, bakers and specialty forestry harvesting technicians have been added to the eligible occupations list.
20 December 2023 News
Warnings of a Christmas spud shortage rubbished
Teagasc and the IFA estimate that around 10-15% of the country’s spuds could be left in the ground until the spring due to this week’s cold snap.
6 December 2023 News