Dairy farms have to take responsibility for their carbon emissions and using counties in the west of Ireland to take up the State's carbon emissions is not acceptable, an INHFA meeting has heard.
By Amy Forde on 20 January 2018
Kieran Sullivan makes some bold predictions for what will be in the news over the coming 12 months.
By Kieran Sullivan on 18 January 2018
Farmers are being encouraged to apply in this next round of applications for the Agri-Evironment Climate change scheme to avail of support for environmentally friendly land management practices.
By Barry Cassidy on 18 January 2018
Never before have such major challenges as Brexit, CAP, Mercosur and climate change converged in a single year, Joe Healy told the IFA AGM.
By Contributor on 18 January 2018
Scottish Editor John Sleigh has his take on the week's big issues in farming.
By John Sleigh on 04 January 2018
Change continues to be part of farming systems but the challenge of representing farmers interests is increasing.
By Andy Doyle on 28 December 2017
The effects of climate change will be felt in Ireland within our lifetime and have mixed impacts on farming, experts told a climate conference in Dublin on Tuesday.
By Thomas Hubert on 14 December 2017
Meteorologists need to understand better the impact of the weather on society, including farming, to include it in their forecast, this Tuesday's Future Weather conference was told.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 December 2017
Nobody is disputing that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are causing some global warming – the key question is how much and to what effect.
By Matt Dempsey on 19 December 2017
In its first annual report, the Climate Advisory Council has called for a clearer definition of the "carbon neutrality" objective assigned to farmers by Government policy.
By Thomas Hubert on 05 December 2017
The delicate balancing act between meeting growing food demand and complying with environmental requirements came into focus at this Monday's FoodWise 2025 conference in Dublin.
By Thomas Hubert on 04 December 2017