Climate and environment
EPA ‘not holding back’ from Teagasc methane research
Barry Murphy
Attendees at the EPA’s annual conference heard that the agency is open to incorporating the latest farm emissions science when updating national carbon inventories.
24 May 2023 News
‘Commission of investigation’ recommended for Dan Brennan’s farm
Kilkenny farmer Dan Brennan's pursuit of answers following the alleged environmental contamination of his farm continues.
24 May 2023 News
Carbery leads with April milk
All processors have set their April milk price below 40c/l with Carbery and Arrabawn leading the pack.
Bord Bia funding ‘potentially’ harmful to climate – report
Some farmer payments and food sector promotional activity has been targeted as potentially harmful to the climate in new Government analysis.
24 May 2023 News
BISS applications pass 105,000
BISS applications have surged in recent days as Monday’s deadline looms.
24 May 2023 News
Taskforce set up to secure long-term nitrates derogation
Ireland’s ability to maintain its nitrates derogation into the future is of increasing concern to Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue.
24 May 2023 News
Organic sector gets €1.5m Brexit reserve funding
Brexit Adjustment Reserve (BAR) funding has been allocated to the organic sector due to concerns around regulatory divergence from UK producers.
24 May 2023 News
Fall in New Zealand dairy cows
Number of dairy cattle in New Zealand on a downward trend over past five years.
24 May 2023 News
Factories get €1.7m to process organic produce
Beef and dairy processors will be able to draw down funds from the new Organic Processing Investment Grant Scheme.
24 May 2023 News
Kerry farmer airlifted to hospital after cow attack
The elderly farmer is understood to have received serious injuries and is receiving emergency medical treatment at Cork University Hospital (CUH).
24 May 2023 News
Over 20,000 suckler farmers apply to SCEP
The scheme has seen a spike in applications in recent days, driving total numbers over the 20,000 mark.
23 May 2023 News
Entitlements transfer deadline extended by two weeks
The Department of Agriculture has announced an extension to the deadline for payment entitlement transfers.
23 May 2023 News