Attempts to undermine suckler sector ‘economic treason’ – Cullinan
Amy Forde
“What’s on show today is testament to the passion, commitment and investment of farmers who take great pride in what they produce,” IFA president Tim Cullinan said.
12 August 2022 News
Weekly podcast: ACRES payments, record harvest and Thrive open day
Get details of the payments set to be available to farmers under ACRES and news of the tillage sector’s €700m record heatwave harvest.
How can you help pollinators on your farm?
Ruth Wilson, farmland pollinator officer working on the All Ireland Pollinator Plan, joins Deirdre and Cathal on the latest Teagasc Environment Edge podcast.
Meat alternatives have lower environmental impact – Oxford study
New research is a step closer to labelling food for environmental impact. Anne Finnegan examines the findings.
11 August 2022 News
Kingdom farmers take the Kerry honours
Aidan Brennan reports on the winners of the Kerry Agribusiness milk quality and sustainability awards.
Carbery to pay 1c/l bonus for sustainabilty measures in 2023
Carbery Group will provide milk bonuses aimed at supporting its dairy farmers to reduce emissions and improve water quality.
11 August 2022 News
Counting carbon on Tullamore Farm
Here are the soil carbon results from samples taken to 30cm on Tullamore Farm.
10 August 2022 Footprint Farmers
Dairy cow numbers ‘similar’ level to 1984 – ASA
A leading agricultural scientist has highlighted CSO and EPA data which shows that Irish dairy cow numbers and farm emissions have not increased majorly.
8 August 2022 News
Opinion: food consumption needs as much debate as food production
I'm not sure that Sean Sherlock's idea of a Citizen's Assembly is well-timed, but any broad forum on food must look at consumption as well as production.
7 August 2022 Opinion
Carbon initiatives can help you even more than the environment
As we move into a new era of obligatory emission reductions, it is important to realise that increased carbon accumulation in the soil can be worth even more to crop profitability.
Fairness in the food supply chain remains central to the CAP
The CAP has and will continue to serve the people of Europe in an evolving way to help meet the changing needs of society, writes European Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski.
3 August 2022 Opinion
A more balanced CAP needed for the future
Since our entry to the EEC in 1973, domestic agricultural policy has been almost entirely dominated by the CAP and the instruments available to achieve its objectives, writes Gerry Boyle.
2 August 2022 Opinion