NPWS hunting a 'glorified drain blocker'
The Dealer
The project manager for the Wetlands Restoration Scheme will be paid up to €91,000.
6 September 2023 News
Farmers 'must be rewarded' for all carbon sequestration
The Carbon Removals Action Group maintained that any carbon payments to farmers must be based on net emissions from holdings.
6 September 2023 Viewpoints
Milking technology - Lessons from Denmark
Batch robotic milking is clearly different to voluntary robotic milking as we understand it in Ireland.
A framework to value on-farm carbon removals
The exact detail on how farmers can engage in this is as yet not clear as we go to press.
30 August 2023 Viewpoints
Rewet bogs release 'substantial' methane, but rapidly become carbon sinks
"After 2085, the site will have a less warming impact than it would have had without rewetting," the study found.
30 August 2023 News
Green Deal Commissioner departs
Strongest advocate for the Green Deal in European Commission leaves for return to national politics.
30 August 2023 News
EU has lessons to learn from nature restoration debate - MEP
Communication from Brussels on new policy initiatives needs to be better after the nature restoration law, according to one Irish MEP.
15 August 2023 News
Opinion: strength of support for farmers' political party will soon be tested
With the Farmers Alliance now self-declared as a political party, we won't have long to wait to see if the results of this week's Irish Farmers Journal survey are repeated in an election.
13 August 2023 Opinion
Opinion: meeting in the middle? Not at the meeting in Ballinasloe
I knew chairing a meeting on the nature restoration law in Ballinasloe would be challenging - rewetting is a very emotive issue for farmers.
29 July 2023 Opinion
Letter re nature restoration law
"It pains me to witness politicians' audacity in proclaiming the proposed Nature Restoration Law as beneficial for my farm" - Brendan Joyce, Connemara, Co Galway.
19 July 2023 Letters
MEPs' changes to nature restoration law still not enough – farm groups
Concerns now centre mostly around funding and the need for measures to be voluntary for farmers.
19 July 2023 News
Some Rural Independents ‘terrorised farmers’ on rewetting law - Heydon
With the next Dáil term running into an election cycle and Fine Gael losing a number of high-profile rural TDs, Minister Heydon said it is “definitely” his intention to seek to be re-elected.
19 July 2023 News