Department invests €150,000 to upskill private advisers in organic farming
Amy Forde
The investment will provide for two specialist organic advisers within the ACA, Minister Pippa Hackett said.
22 March 2023 Dealer
Innocent guilty of overestimating dairy-free market
Why did a dairy-free smoothie fail? As Paul Weller said, "the public gets what the public wants", it seems.
Businesses moving to action on biodiversity loss
Biodiversity loss is now recognised as a systemic risk to the global economy. Global corporate business will drive the transformation to restore nature, writes Anne Finnegan.
Battle of the eggs rages on
The latest contender in the race for Ireland's biggest hen egg comes from the Banner county.
13 March 2023 News
Weekly Podcast: entitlement sales and TAMS cow quota
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
10 March 2023 News
FAO recommends recognition of sequestration
The FAO wants to include carbon sequestration potential of soils in calculating life cycle assessment of livestock systems.
8 March 2023 News
‘Huge scope’ for organic expansion – Carthy
While there is increased funding in the Organic Farming Scheme, there is a lack of imagination and vision for the sector, Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy has said.
8 March 2023 News
Organic farmer views: ‘our costs are gone’
Farmers at Tullow Mart’s first special organic sale shared their views on the sector, market prospects and input cost reductions.
8 March 2023 News
Camera at the Mart: organic cattle a ‘step ahead’ of conventional in Tullow
Tullow Mart held its first organic sale this week, with 85 lots of cattle and 18 pens of sheep on offer.
7 March 2023 News
Tullow day out for organic farmers
Organic sheep and cattle were sold at Tullow Mart on Wednesday in an exclusive sale for certified stock.
1 March 2023 News
Tullow Mart holding first organic livestock sale
The sale, which takes place on Wednesday 1 March, includes entries across all cattle types, with the sheep sale offering at least 60 in-lamb ewes.
28 February 2023 News
TAMS III: raised reference costs, higher grant rates and new investments
The new TAMS III scheme contains various changes to investment ceilings, grant rates and eligible investments. Martin Merrick reports.
22 February 2023 Buildings