McConalogue rules out ash dieback compensation
Declan O’Brien
Minister McConalogue also insisted that farmers will have to replant lands affected by ash dieback.
24 May 2023 News
Spotlight on Coillte forestry partnerships
Heavy criticism of Coillte’s forestry partnerships is delivered at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture.
24 May 2023 News
Mystery illness hits southern dairy herds
Animals hit by the ‘winter cow syndrome’ showed milk-fever-like symptoms and yields suddenly dropped by 10-20%. Declan O'Brien and Aidan Brennan report.
Land-leasing taxes on tillage group agenda
Land availability for tillage and tighter regulations around pesticide usage will also be up for discussion at next week's Food Vision 2030 tillage group meeting.
24 May 2023 News
NPWS pays close to €1m for Wicklow hill farm
The mountain holding runs close to Lugnaquilla and is also adjacent to Glenmalure.
24 May 2023 News
Nature restoration law could affect 40% of land area
The INHFA has called for greater engagement on the new law and a deeper understanding of the proposed legislation’s implications.
21 May 2023 News
Suckler farmers kick over genotyping charges
Suckler farmers are not happy that they could have to pay up to €20 to genotype calves while it will cost their dairy counterparts €4-6/hd.
17 May 2023 News
Claremorris meeting slams northwest neglect
A number of speakers expressed deep dissatisfaction and frustration at what they claimed was the “Dublin government’s” disregard for the northwest.
17 May 2023 News
Threat to CAP payments from Nature Restoration Law
If CAP supports are found to be impeding the environmental goals of the proposed legislation, then those direct payments can potentially be pulled.
17 May 2023 News
SEEFA seeks answers on felling licence approvals
Just one afforestation licence was issued in the first week of May, according to recent dashboard figures from the Department’s Forestry Service.
17 May 2023 News
Earnings hold at GVM but property values hit profits
The gross value of GVM’s livestock sales last year improved relative to 2021, rising from €96.54m to €112.85m.
17 May 2023 News
MacManus doubles down on rewetting opposition
Strong criticism of the nature restoration law and lack of supports for the northwest voiced at Claremorris meeting.
16 May 2023 News