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Roll-back on red tape for rooftop solar panels
Noel Bardon
Most farmers will soon be permitted to cover as much shed roof space with solar panels as they wish, without needing to apply for planning permissions.
28 September 2022 News
Over 200 planning applications for new farm buildings in second quarter
Despite high input costs, 214 planning permission applications were granted to farmers for new builds in the second quarter of the year, according to CSO statistics.
28 September 2022 News
More cash for TAMS in solar panel push
Farm dwelling houses are to eligible for TAMS-aided solar panels under the €90m investment scheme.
Minister defends budget and confirms only 30,000 places for ACRES in 2023
The Irish Farmers Journal sat down with Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to discuss Budget 2023 this week.
28 September 2022 News
New beef scheme and energy supports for farmers in Budget 2023
Further detail has also emerged in relation to the energy support scheme announced by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar last week.
26 September 2022 News
Underpasses and cow collars in new TAMS
The new TAMS scheme is set to give grant aid for the installation of underpasses, roadways and automated heat detection aids on dairy farms.
21 September 2022 News
Bird flu threat looms as wild bird cases spiral
Bird flu is “spiralling in seabirds everywhere” warned IFA poultry chair Nigel Sweetman.
15 September 2022 Poultry
Who is qualified to advise breeders on TAMS?
Now that the Common Agricultural Policy 2023-2027 has been approved by the European Union, who will inform equine farmers on what's required to receive funding
14 September 2022 Breeding
Tillage sector set for budget support
The minister has committed to increasing tillage area. The budget will tell a lot about that commitment.
14 September 2022 News
Five entry level sheep crates for Irish sheep farmers
Like a quad, a front loader or a good sheep dog, once you purchase a sheep handler you will wonder how you ever managed to farm without one.
17 August 2022 Sheep handling
New parlour halves milking time for Carlow farmer
A new 20-unit parlour has more than halved the milking time for Niall Maloney.
10 August 2022 Buildings
Schemes for farm roof-top solar and anaerobic digestion needed – IFA
The IFA highlighted that sectors in Minister Eamon Ryan’s department see emissions benefit from farm roof-top solar and anaerobic digestion and that therefore, it should provide funding.
10 August 2022 News