Organic PO study to be ready this year
Anne O'Donoghue
Submissions to tender for the feasibility study are currently being reviewed by Teagasc.
6 June 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: in the fields in Co Cork
On this week’s podcast, we chat to an agronomist in Co Cork and a farmer in Co Wexford to hear what’s happening in the fields.
5 June 2024 News
Organic farming in the heartland of tillage country
Gavin Tully is an organic tillage farmer near Camolin, Co Wexford. Niamh Murphy explains why he made the switch.
High-risk months for redwater
Adam Woods reports on an increase in red water cases in the last few weeks, especially in the northwest of the country.
5 June 2024 Management
Flahavan’s reported a drop in profits due to rising operational costs
Increased turnover more than offset by higher costs.
5 June 2024 News
Organic scheme balancing payments will be in accounts within days
Over 85% of farmers in the Organic Farming Scheme are receiving their balancing payments this week.
30 May 2024 News
Beef management: redwater, rush control and stock bull check
This week, Adam Woods takes a look at preventing redwater, rush control and making sure there are no fertility problems with your stock bull.
29 May 2024 Management
News Podcast: organics, farm building and Munster hurling
On this week’s news podcast, the team discusses farm building works, organic farming, hear from the Taoiseach and discuss the Munster hurling championship.
17 May 2024 News
More organic farms needed in east - Department
Cork continues to be the county with the largest number of organic farms.
15 May 2024 News
Pedigree cattle and pollinators in Kildare
The Pollinators EIP Project is a valuable reminder of the role farmers play in integrating biodiversity into farming practice, writes Brendan Dunford.
Local and organic hot meal for every child in school - Green Party proposal
In its local election manifesto 2024, the Green Party said primary school children should get a meal that is as “locally sourced and organic as possible”.
14 May 2024 News
Organic processing grant reopens due to ‘unprecedented demand’
Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Pippa Hackett announced the Organic Processing Investment Grant Scheme (OPIG) will reopen with a budget of €1.5m.
13 May 2024 News