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EU expects farm output to stall
Noel Bardon
Farm production is projected to enter an era of stagnation across the EU after successive decades of output growth.
Ireland currently meeting nitrogen reduction target
Ireland is currently meeting its nitrogen reduction target for 2025 which was set out in Ag Climatise, Ireland’s roadmap to climate neutrality.
Dawn Meats to spend €100m to reach net zero emissions by 2040
Ongoing supplier engagement to reduce emissions and improve farm efficiencies will continue via innovative farming projects and knowledge sharing events, Dawn Meats said.
Cost of living not quenching Christmas tree demand
Niamh Gunn talks to Christmas tree growers around the country to get an insight into the demand for Christmas trees this year.
6 December 2022 News
Call for projects to avail of €60m water quality EIP fund
Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Pippa Hackett has announced a call for proposals for a European Innovation Partnership (EIP) project to address water quality.
5 December 2022 Schemes
Farmers can borrow up to €500,000 unsecured in new loan scheme
Loans of between €25,000 and €3m will be made available to farmers in an SBCI loan scheme.
5 December 2022 News
Climate plan should be short and backed with funding - CCAC
Government is expected to launch its climate action plan for 2023 in the coming weeks and the Climate Change Advisory Council (CCAC) has called for it to be shorter and more targeted than before.
2 December 2022 News
Sustainability credentials a ‘licence to supply’ dairy buyers
Buyers of Irish dairy want to see the metrics from programmes designed to reduce farm emissions.
1 December 2022 News
Farm-level carbon emissions to be measured on new platform
Teagasc, along with the Department, ICBF and Bord Bia, has launched a new platform which will allow for whole-farm sustainability assessments and the counting of carbon emissions and removals.
Going with the flow in Co Antrim
Eoin McCambridge is harnessing water to power his Co Antrim farm. Kieran Mailey reports.
30 November 2022 Climate and environment
Farmer Writes: looking at energy demand on farm
With new grants and tax incentives available for solar panels on sheds, we will also try to find time to study all of the options available.
30 November 2022 Farmer Writes
Farmland wanted for 100 million trees project
This sustainability initiative headed by Wexford brothers Richard and David Mulcahy, will to be rolled out nationwide.
30 November 2022 News