First organic monitor farm programme walk to take place next week
Kelsey Daly
The Stanleys converted to organic farming in 2011 and, since then, have built up the stocking rate of the farm.
25 May 2023 News
IFA requests impact assessment for EU nature restoration law
IFA and ICSA met with An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue and Ministers of State Pippa Hackett and Martin Heydon in Government Buildings on 24 May.
25 May 2023 News
Trailer stolen from Clare farm
A €1,000 reward is being offered to anyone who can help the owner locate the stolen trailer.
Tullamore Show launches 'sustainable livestock village'
Sustainable farmer awards to showcase how sustainability practices affect the environmental and economic performance on farms.
25 May 2023 News
Tirlán supported over 19,000 jobs in 2022 – EY report
The study shows the relevance and importance of agriculture as Ireland’s largest indigenous industry and a significant driver of employment in rural areas.
25 May 2023 News
Wet spring slows down contractors as silage kicks off around the country
It has been a busy week for contractors as silage season has kicked off. Kelsey Daly and Sarah O'Sullivan spoke to contractors around the county to see how they are getting on.
24 May 2023 News
My Farming Week: Micheál O’Mahony, Bandon, Co Cork
Michaél O’Mahony runs Tony O’Mahony Agri Plant & Haulage with his father Tony and two brothers.
24 May 2023 News
Farmer views on SCEP, cutting costs and breeding at Newford
Kelsey Daly spoke to farmers at the Newford farm open day in Galway on Tuesday to gauge their views on the weather, stock at the open day and schemes.
24 May 2023 News
IFA encouraging farmers to submit BISS applications
The final two BISS clinics take place this week on Wednesday and Thursday for farmers to get their applications submitted.
24 May 2023 News
IFA ‘looking forward’ to engaging with new agri-food regulator
The IFA is “looking forward” to engaging with the new agri-food regulator, especially at a time when farmers need a “regulation to stand up for their livelihoods”.
23 May 2023 News
€36m for new EIPs under CAP 2023
“The results from existing EIPs have informed the flagship agri-environmental scheme ACRES,” Minister McConalogue said.
23 May 2023 News
Future of food among talks at Bord Bia’s Bloom
Irish rugby stars will be celebrating World Milk Day in the National Dairy Council show garden at Bloom this year and there will be several talks on food and farming.
23 May 2023 News