Budget '23: Sinn Féin proposes suckler cow payment of €300/head
Rachel Donovan
Sinn Féin has outlined its proposals for the agricultural sector in the upcoming budget.
22 September 2022 News
New organic agriculture course to be offered at SETU in 2023
It's the first Level 8 degree in organic agriculture to be offered in either the UK or Ireland.
21 September 2022 News
IFA to hold three organic farming events
IFA organic project team chair John Curran said: “These events will be an excellent opportunity for anyone who is considering entering organic production."
Farm to Fork trade-offs must be sufficiently interrogated
Greening European agriculture will inevitably lead to trade-offs. It's critical that these are well understood, acknowledged and accepted at the outset, writes policy analyst Anne Finnegan.
20 September 2022 News
Over 330 farmers approved for Organic Farming Scheme
The Organic Farming Scheme will reopen in October for another round of applications.
20 September 2022 Schemes
Organic questions answered at ACA walk
Adam Woods reports from a well-attended Agricultural Consultants Association (ACA) organic farm walk in Co Offaly.
14 September 2022 Grass & feeding
Trade-offs in EU food production
EU production under the green deal is a question of where we produce and how we produce. "We should not be naive about organics".
14 September 2022 News
Six new Nuffield scholarships for 2023 announced
Grassland management, farm diversification and potato and vegetable growing strategies are among the topics that will be covered by the scholars.
13 September 2022 News
Weekly podcast: €72/kg beef, fertiliser and Ukraine
Wagyu weanlings in Japan, pricey Irish beef, fertiliser and an update on Ukraine all feature on this week's episode.
9 September 2022 Podcast
Organic area expected to ‘increase significantly’ from October – Department
The Teagasc Signpost programme held its 125th webinar on Friday morning, focusing on organics.
9 September 2022 News
Watch: organic farming questions answered at ACA farm walk
Adam Woods reports from a well-attended Agricultural Consultants Association (ACA) organic farm walk in Co Offaly.
8 September 2022 Management
'Current economic situation affecting organic sales' - Bord Bia
While current inflationary pressures are affecting organic sales, the strength of the market in European countries will provide a market for Irish produce.
8 September 2022 News