Ireland’s poultry sector commits to lowering emissions in new roadmap
Amy Forde
The roadmap also states that a priority for the poultry sector will be to work with Bord Bia to further develop its carbon footprinting model.
30 November 2023 News
Decision to scrap VAT rebate on bulk tanks damaging - ICMSA
The level of deliberately undermining decisions now being applied to the dairy farming sector, in which we lead the world, is now a matter of depressing astonishment, Pat McCormack said.
29 November 2023 Footprint Farmers
Seeds of sustainability in west Cork
Madeline McKeever’s farming journey has been guided by a lifelong commitment to sustainability, and the diversity of her 30ac enterprise is testament to her efforts, writes Brendan Dunford.
New livestock genetics chief outlines opportunities ahead
John Moore has started in his new role as CEO of Sustainable Ruminant Genetics Ltd. David Wright reports
29 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Payments will not be phased out, says DAERA
Eventually the main use of diverted farm funding will be for a new agri environment scheme, known as Farming With Nature.
29 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Tillage farmer representatives 'disappointed' with Tirlán CEO's remarks
Tillage farmer representatives have said they are disappointed in the comments made by the Tirlán CEO.
29 November 2023 News
Higher standards of agri-food sustainability will be demanded - MII boss
Beef sector exports increased by €620m to a total of €3.05bn in 2022, representing a 25% increase.
27 November 2023 News
500,000 of Dawn Meats’ cattle being monitored for emissions
The processor is working on developing bespoke carbon footprints for each of its products.
27 November 2023 News
ACRES now reopen to applications
Tranche two of ACRES has been open since Wednesday, with Minister McConalogue announcing that the Department was accepting applications on Friday.
24 November 2023 News
Continued focus on water quality essential for dairy future
Ireland's dairy sector has experienced a phenomenal decade, but will continue to have to adapt to changes in policy as they arise over the next decade, Dairy Day heard.
23 November 2023 News
UFU wants greater transparency on sustainability schemes
The main farm lobby organisation in Northern Ireland has called for greater transparency on the sustainability schemes rolling out in 2024.
23 November 2023 News
Farming is crucial for upland landscapes - Teagasc
Uplands are vital in terms of climate change, water management and biodiversity.
22 November 2023 News