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Is bog the new road frontage?
The Dealer
The Dealer has been musing on whether the fortunes have turned for those who have wet ground.
19 January 2023 News
Nature restoration won’t drive farmers off land - Commission
The European Commission Director for Biodiversity suggested that nature restoration targets will actually benefit farmers.
18 January 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: old order has changed, it's now all about the environment
Five tonnes per acre of golden wheat, after a full pesticide programme, piling into the grain tank on an abnormally hot harvest day still excites me.
25% of agricultural land at risk from policy changes
Almost 1.2 million hectares has been earmarked for afforestation, rewetting or is likely to be designated, the INHFA claimed.
18 January 2023 News
Environmental policies to top Oireachtas ag committee’s 2023 agenda
EU rewetting plans, Coillte land sales and cow banding are all on the Oireachtas agriculture committee’s agenda for this year.
9 January 2023 News
Context for land price rise explained
Land prices are on the rise for a variety of reasons but supply and demand of existing land is one of the reasons the rise is happening.
28 December 2022 Opinion
New climate plan pushes farmers away from livestock
The Climate Action Plan for 2023 has set out a range of measures aimed at driving farmers away from conventional livestock production and into alternative farm systems.
21 December 2022 News
Climate Action Plan: farmers to be pushed out of livestock production
The Climate Action Plan for 2023 has set out a range of measures aimed at driving farmers away from conventional livestock production and into alternative farm systems.
21 December 2022 News
Ambitious EU nature restoration law would result in seismic shift in farming
The EU's proposed nature restoration law has significant implications for farmers. Anne Finnegan, policy analyst, takes a closer look.
14 December 2022 Climate and environment
Environmental groups could effectively police rewetting agenda
An ‘access to justice’ element of the proposed nature restoration law will specifically protect the rights of environmental groups to challenge member states.
4 December 2022 News
EU nature restoration law unfair burden on 'thousands of farmers' - INHFA
The INHFA outlined their concerns on the proposed Nature Restoration Regulation in Brussels this week.
2 December 2022 News
Rewetting payment of €2,500/ha should be considered- Bruton
The Fine Gael TD said Government must think 'creatively' about devising a model to 'genuinely' reward carbon farming.
30 November 2022 News