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Half of farmers plan to cut stock numbers
Declan O'Brien
Drystock farmers are more likely than milk suppliers to reduce animal numbers ahead of this winter.
25 May 2022 News
Over 70% of grain growers join Tillage Incentive Scheme
Survey shows significant farmer reticence on forward selling of this year's harvest.
25 May 2022 News
Protected urea gets the green light from Teagasc
A five-year Teagasc study has found that the urease inhibitor on protected urea did not have adverse environmental impacts.
Pricing of emissions offers benefits for farmers - Matthews
The Trinity College economist claimed that Irish efforts to limit GHG emissions from agriculture had been “totally ineffective” to-date.
22 May 2022 News
Farming will struggle to meet emissions targets
A reduction in on-farm activity could be needed for agriculture to meet its greenhouse gas reduction targets.
18 May 2022 News
Beef in the protocol firing line
Tariffs of close to 70% could be imposed on Irish beef exports to Britain in the event of a UK-EU trade war.
18 May 2022 News
Price GHG emissions into farm commodities, says Matthews
The Trinity College economist pointed out that emissions reductions required from land use will equal those of agriculture from now to 2030.
18 May 2022 News
INHFA calls for 'hill ban' for non-working dogs
More than 60% of farmers had been in situations where leisure users refused to comply when asked not to bring dogs onto lands.
18 May 2022 News
Forestry trading controversy raised at IFA national council
Three motions put forward by Wexford IFA were deferred until the next national council meeting.
18 May 2022 News
What is expected of the public when entering on to farmland?
The recent INHFA survey highlighted the vulnerable position of landowners when dealing with those seeking to access their lands.
15 May 2022 News
Battle on carbon emissions targets begins
Senior officials from the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Environment Climate and Communications held discussions on emissions this week.
11 May 2022 News
FBD Holdings delivers €12m windfall for farmers
The proposed dividend payout of €1 per share is worth €500,000 to IFA.
11 May 2022 News