Hedge at centre of dispute cut in mysterious circumstances
A Limerick dairy farmer says he has poured some €110,000 worth of milk into a slurry tank because of a hedge-cutting dispute.
21 September 2022 News
Ploughing 2022 highlights: Major unveils head for excavators and hedge cutters
Mayo Manufacturer Major showcases new hedge-cutting head for use on excavators and power-arms at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.
20 September 2022 News
Major to unveil new hedge-cutting heads at Ploughing 2022
Mayo-based machinery manufacturer Major Equipment will be taking the wraps off a new hedge-cutting head at this year's National Ploughing Championships.
The hedge-cutting contractor doesn’t always know best
It’s important to manage hedgerows properly so that they can work well for stock-proofing, shelter, carbon storage and biodiversity.
7 September 2022 Footprint Farmers
Weekly podcast: hedges, blackouts and Tirlán
On this week’s podcast, we hear about upside-down toilet brush hedges, Tirlán and the potential for blackouts this winter.
2 September 2022 Podcast
Hedgerow week kicks off on Friday
Hedgerows are extremely important on farms as they provide habitats and shelter for animals as well as taking in carbon from the atmosphere.
Hedge-cutting season less than a month away
The open period for hedge-cutting begins on 1 September and runs until 28 February.
3 August 2022 News
Twenty years of Twose trimmers in the southeast
Gary Abbott speaks with Kilkenny contractor Tom Butler to find out why he’s been running Twose hedge cutters since the early 2000s.
3 August 2022 Contracting
Limerick farmer pours €46,000 worth of milk into slurry tank
A dispute between a dairy farmer and Limerick County Council over hedge-cutting is leading to the farmer pouring his milk into a slurry tank.
7 June 2022 News