Teagasc to host organic beef farm buildings webinar
Martin Merrick
The webinar will see Teagasc organic specialists, as well as organic farmers who have converted accommodation, speaking on the night.
3 February 2023 News
Teagasc pays tribute to former IFA president Padraig Walshe
Padraig Walshe was also a former member of the first Teagasc Authority and served on its board.
3 February 2023 News
'Large deficit' in lime application on grassland farms for 2022 - Teagasc
Teagasc has said that soil fertility levels across Irish farms remain stable. However, dairy farms indicated a 4% increase in soils with optimum soil fertility.
EPA still evaluating impact of Climate Action Plan farm measures
It could be June before the EPA completes a full analysis of the emissions reduction impact of the Climate Action Plan measures asked of farmers.
1 February 2023 News
Survey: bromes the most common grass weed
A survey has found that brome grasses were the most popular grass weed on 103 farms which were surveyed by Teagasc.
1 February 2023 News
Exploring ways to reduce GHG emissions from sheep production
At last week’s Teagasc sheep conferences, Jonathan Herron told farmers that improving the efficiency of a typical sheep system can reduce greenhouse gas intensity by almost 10% per kilo of liveweight.
1 February 2023 News
Warning to protect new fungicides on wheat
Steven Kildea presented data on the sensitivity of septoria to different fungicides at the Teagasc national tillage conference last week.
1 February 2023 Crops
Teagasc begins lifecycle analysis of Irish grain
Good news for the tillage sector as more work is being done on the carbon footprint of Irish grain, which is needed to put a value on that grain.
1 February 2023 News
Bord Bia to consult farm groups before audit changes
One of the “big things” coming in Bord Bia audits from 2024 onwards will be a farm sustainability action plan, a senior figure within Bord Bia has said.
1 February 2023 News
Green credentials now needed for young farmer loans at BOI
Bank of Ireland is now looking at what actions farmers are taking on-farm to reduce their environmental footprint when making lending decisions for young farmers.
1 February 2023 News
Profiled: New west Cork Teagasc regional advisory manager Grainne Hurley
In conversation with Sarah Mcintosh, Dr Grainne Hurley discusses her career pathway from a rural dairy farm in Cork to her new role as Teagasc regional advisory manager in West Cork.
1 February 2023 News
Labour saving: milking once a day for February
Implementing one simple measure by milking cows once a day for the first few weeks of calving can be a huge positive for both farmer and cow.
31 January 2023 Management