Farmers’ Charter talks resume
The Dealer
Payments dates for the various CAP schemes and the appointment of a chair for the charter meetings are among the issues to be discussed.
22 February 2023 Letters
Letter to the Editor: Two tiered system to improve farm safety
Darragh and Muireann from Scoil Mhuire Fatima, Co Laois, wrote to IFJ Junior to highlight the risk of death associated with slurry on farms.
8 February 2023 News
IFA renews calls for action on dog attacks
The IFA is seeking the introduction of better dog identification systems and harsher penalties for the owners of dogs that attack or worry livestock.
New rule forbids silage bales being stacked more than two high
This new bale stacking rule is applicable for all farmers who make bale silage this summer.
1 February 2023 News
Over 400 more nitrates derogations granted in 2021
There were more applications for a nitrates derogation in 2021 when compared with the year previous.
1 February 2023 News
Further action needed with Sheep Improvement Scheme to avoid penalties - IFA
The IFA has said that the scheme needs further flexibilities in order for it to be beneficial to farmers.
30 January 2023 News
Applications open for 2023 nitrates derogation
Minister McConalogue has called on dairy farmers who previously did not avail of the derogation to consult with their agricultural adviser on the new banding rates.
27 January 2023 News
Almost 200 farmers fined for illegal burning in 2022
Mayo was the county with the largest number of penalties, followed closely by Galway and Kerry.
18 January 2023 News
Legal view: Using satellites for farm inspections
Solicitor James Staines addresses farmer concerns around the legality of satellites being used to continually inspect their land.
11 January 2023 News
INHFA demands tougher penalties for dog owners
The call comes in the wake of two devastating dog attacks on sheep flocks in Tipperary and Kildare recently.
28 December 2022 News
Double joy for Lakeland suppliers
Correspondence to Lakeland suppliers this week suggests the board has decided to withdraw the milk supply management scheme indefinitely.
14 December 2022 News
Three farmers fined for misuse of green diesel
The latest tax defaulters list sees five farmers hit for the misuse of green diesel, failure to hold a current oil licence and failure to declare income tax.
6 December 2022 News