Department underestimated carbon emissions from peatland plantations
Declan O’Brien
It is estimated that forests on peat soils are probably emitting around 2m to 3m tonnes of carbon annually.
Current GHG accounting system ‘not a good metric’ for methane - O'Mara
Teagasc director Frank O’Mara stated that as methane does not stay around in the atmosphere for as long as CO2 does, the accounting mechanism for methane should not be the same.
8 November 2023 News
Voting begins at IFA branch AGMs
As Martin Stapleton and Francie Gorman debated the issues online, voting was commencing at branch AGMs around the country.
Climate change to shift suckler breed makeup
Adam Woods reports from last week’s Teagasc/ICBF webinar on the changes coming down the track for suckler cow breeding.
8 November 2023 Breeding & health
Watch back: Budget 2024 webinar
Tune into the Ifac Budget 2024 webinar in association with the Irish Farmers Journal and the Agricultural Science Association.
10 October 2023 News
Budget 2024 webinar will explain suite of measures delivered
The webinar, which takes place on Tuesday, 10 October, will discuss taxation measures and agri-schemes funding for the year ahead.
4 October 2023 Schemes
Beef Welfare Scheme IBR herd results will not be shared
Some farmers had raised concerns that the information could be shared, with ICBF for example, but the Department of Agriculture states information will only be shared with the herd’s vet.
13 September 2023 Schemes
Watch back: Irish Farmers Journal suckler scheme webinar
Adam Woods has some details around what’s coming up on the webinar.
7 September 2023 Breeding & health
IFJ Suckler Scheme Webinar, cull cows, grass supplies and slurry
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at an upcoming IFJ webinar on the new suckler scheme, grass supplies, slurry and culling empty cows.
6 September 2023 Management
Watch back: IFJ suckler scheme webinar
Adam Woods preview’s Thursday night’s special National Beef Welfare Scheme webinar on
6 September 2023 Breeding & health
Farm emissions levelling off – Teagasc
Measures to reduce agricultural emissions are starting to take effect, but the sector needs to drive on to achieve further reductions, said a Teagasc scientist.
30 August 2023 News
Crop losses by rodents each year could feed 200m people
Friday morning's Teagasc Signpost webinar focused on safeguarding wildlife through responsible rodenticide use.
19 August 2023 News