The department of agriculture published the 2017 forest statistics report. The report is a compilation of statistics on the forest estate and the forest industry in Ireland.
By Michael Keaveny on 12 March 2018
Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten has announced a new scheme to support small-scale energy generation from photovoltaic (PV) panels.
By Thomas Hubert on 31 January 2018
Late-season wholecrop will provide an additional three months of fodder for dry cows on Robert and Tom Craig's dairy farm near Limavady, Co Derry.
By Kieran Mailey on 28 January 2018
In October, Killarney Macra hosted a very touristy and cultural club exchange.
By Contributor on 28 December 2017
The Government approved the much-awaited Support Scheme for Renewable Heat this week. How will it work and what benefits can farmers expect? We answer typical questions about the scheme.
By Thomas Hubert on 08 December 2017
Tenant Farming Commissioner proposes modern list of improvements for tenancies.
By John Sleigh on 07 December 2017
The cheapest energy you can get is the energy you don't use. Thomas Hubert visits a dairy farmer who will save more than €1,750 each year thanks to a new vacuum pump system.
By Thomas Hubert on 07 December 2017
While we wait for support to make biogas a viable business for farmers, one plant uses waste to make anaerobic digestion work. Thomas Hubert reports.
By Thomas Hubert on 09 December 2017
The limited scope to cut greenhouse gas emissions from Irish farming means the energy industry will need to make greater efforts in combating climate change, the ESB acknowledged this week.
By Thomas Hubert on 24 November 2017
A look at BHSL Hydro, an award-winning Limerick-based company that converts poultry manure to energy and fertiliser. Michael Keaveney looks at the company
By Contributor on 30 November 2017