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Barry Murphy
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18 January 2023 Schemes
Quarter 1 opening date for TAMS replacement
The Department hope to have details for the On-Farm Capital Investment Scheme available in the coming weeks and a tranche opened in quarter 1 of 2023.
18 January 2023 Management
What’s the payback for solar panels on dairy farms?
Teagasc researcher John Upton was speaking about the new TAMS grants for solar panels at the Irish Grassland Association dairy conference.
IFA seek opening date for new TAMS
The association's poultry chair Nigel Sweetnam has sought a scheme for the adoption of renewable energy technologies on farms.
13 January 2023 News
Safer slurry with Safe Shaft
Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott look at the Waterford designed Safeshaft System and the process involved in retrofitting the hydraulically powered PTO replacement to a typical slurry tanker.
11 January 2023 Farm machinery
50% of all French farmers are in CUMA machinery sharing
While traveling through France, Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott took a look at the CUMA machinery sharing model, whereby farmers enter a co-op type agreement to share machines.
4 January 2023 Farm machinery
Milking times bypass for Macroom farmer
While the new bypass around Macroom has shortened the journey time for motorists between Cork and Kerry, a new milking parlour has shortened milking times for Macroom farmer Sean Kelleher.
4 January 2023 Dairy Equipment
New red parlour for high-yielding black and whites in Mayo
A new 10-unit Pearson parlour has just been installed on the Flanagan farm, with options for multiple add-ons.
4 January 2023 Dairy Equipment
Farm buildings 2022: our top five farm buildings focus
We look back at some of our readers' favourite farm buildings features of 2022.
31 December 2022 Buildings
Planning permissions for new sheds fall on 2021 levels
TAMS will continue in the new CAP in 2023 in the form of the On-Farm Capital Investment Scheme.
29 December 2022 Buildings
Why solar panel choice matters
With many farmers set to invest in solar panels in the coming years, Stephen Robb explores why panel choice matters.
28 December 2022 Climate and environment
Why 2023 is the year for solar PV
From 2023 on wards, farmers are set to have a significant advantage over any other industry when it comes to grant aid solar PV grant aid.
21 December 2022 Renewables