Listen: anaerobic digestion is just breaking down material in a big tank
Stephen Robb
Renewables editor Stephen Robb caught up with Stephen Nolan, plant manager with Green Generation, for the Young Stock Podcast.
Tánaiste hoping for incentives to get farmers into renewables in climate plan
Peter Thomas Keaveney spoke to the Tánaiste Leo Varadkar at Agromek 2022 in Denmark, where a number of Irish companies were on display and looking for business with Enterprise Ireland.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Caution required around rush to carbon audits
While farmers should get involved in carbon benchmarking, it is also fair to continue to point out flaws in the system being used.
Capturing existing slurry gases to create fuel
Gary Abbott travelled to the UK to find out more about an innovative Cornish tech company that has developed a solution to capture existing methane gas from slurry and convert it to a valuable fuel.
30 November 2022 News
Nine key measures for beef sector to cut emissions in Food Vision report
The final Food Vision beef and sheep report has been sent to the Minister for Agriculture, with farm organisations reserving their positions on the report.
30 November 2022 News
Carbon sub-index added to the EBI
The ICBF and Teagasc have added a new sub-index to the Economic Breeding Index (EBI)
16 November 2022 Breeding & health
Airports and cement plants Ireland’s top polluters
Global data published at COP27 this week shows that airport and cement plant sites are emitting the largest amounts of greenhouse gases in Ireland.
10 November 2022 Climate and environment
Climate targets won’t be easy - DAERA official
The sectoral plans are a key requirement under the new NI climate change act which passed through Stormont earlier this year.
9 November 2022 Northern Ireland
What’s contained in the Food Vision dairy report?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the key measures contained in the Food Vision dairy report.
2 November 2022 News
Minister Ryan blasted for not applying for EU biomethane funding
Eamon Ryan has come under fire in the Dáil for his department's failure to apply for EU funding aimed at developing the biomethane sector.
24 October 2022 News
Paying for on-farm emissions kicks off with New Zealand - where next?
New Zealand's proposal to pay for agricultural emissions may be a first, but it certainly will not be the last, writes Anne Finnegan.
18 October 2022 News
Nothing to fear in carbon audits says AFBI Director
In an interview with the Irish Farmers Journal, Professor Elizabeth Magowan outlines her views on the future for NI farming
5 October 2022 Northern Ireland