Climate and environment
Department issues guidance for sprayer operations
Darren Carty
The guide includes practical advice which the Department outlines aims to reduce the risk and impacts of pesticide use on human health and the environment.
22 November 2023 Management
Sheep Management: new quad rules, housing prep and silage quality
From 20 November, anyone driving a quad bike for work must wear a helmet and complete a QQI, or standard equivalent, training course.
Farm safely with electricity this winter
ESB public safety manager Michael Murray provides some timely advice to best prepare for winter and keep all users of electricity safe.
Always check for underground pipes before starting a dig
Whether you are a landowner, forestry operator, farmer or contractor, always check for underground pipelines before undertaking groundworks.