Agri-Business

EU called on to act now to avoid ‘fertiliser crisis’ in 2022

EU called on to act now to avoid ‘fertiliser crisis’ in 2022

The European Commission is being called on to “immediately address” the fertiliser market to prevent a “fertiliser crisis” next year....

September 18, 2021

Suckler farmers: October 1 BEEP deadline approaching

Suckler farmers: October 1 BEEP deadline approaching

Farmers have been reminded that the deadline for feacal egg testing as part of the Beef Environmental Efficiency Programme (BEEP)...

September 18, 2021

Bord Bia ‘ready to hit the ground running’ in China

Bord Bia ‘ready to hit the ground running’ in China

Bord Bia has welcomed the signing of formal protocols which have advanced the case for the export of sheepmeat and...

September 18, 2021

Machinery Focus: Video – Big Fords and classic tillage

Machinery Focus: Video – Big Fords and classic tillage

Austin Rothwell is a self confessed Ford tractor fanatic, especially those models with six cylinders under the bonnet, although he...

September 18, 2021

49% of Irish firms focusing more on sustainability after Covid-19

49% of Irish firms focusing more on sustainability after Covid-19

Almost half of Irish businesses are placing a greater priority on sustainability for their firms now than before Covid-19, according...

September 18, 2021

Gourmet sausage, burger sauce, cookies: Winners of Grow with Aldi announced

Gourmet sausage, burger sauce, cookies: Winners of Grow with Aldi announced

Aldi Ireland has announced the six winning producers of this year’s Grow with Aldi programme. From gourmet sausage to cookies,...

September 18, 2021

Wexford duo claim national titles as 90th ‘Ploughing’ draws to close

Wexford duo claim national titles as 90th ‘Ploughing’ draws to close

Wexford duo Martin Kehoe and Dan Donnelly are national champions as the 90th “Ploughing” came to a close in Co....

September 17, 2021

International businesses contact Teagasc about trading carbon

International businesses contact Teagasc about trading carbon

Teagasc has confirmed that a number of businesses involved in the trading of carbon credits, have been in contact with...

September 17, 2021

Lakeland Dairies announces membership of new smaller board

Lakeland Dairies announces membership of new smaller board

Lakeland Dairies has announced the new board of the co-operative, which will take effect on November 1, 2021. The announcement...

September 17, 2021

Nestle unveils plans to reduce emissions and support farmer education

Nestle unveils plans to reduce emissions and support farmer education

Nestle is laying out its plans to support and accelerate the transition to a regenerative food system with the aim...

September 17, 2021

Taoiseach opens National Food Innovation Hub at Moorepark

Taoiseach opens National Food Innovation Hub at Moorepark

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has officially opened the new National Food Innovation Hub at Moorepark in Co. Cork today (Friday, September...

September 17, 2021

IFA to hold pre-budget lobbying session

IFA to hold pre-budget lobbying session

Government support “for Ireland’s largest indigenous sector has never been more critical”, according to the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA). “Farmers...

September 17, 2021

Yara to cut back European ammonia production by 40%

Yara to cut back European ammonia production by 40%

Fertiliser giant Yara is to cut 40% of its European ammonia production by next week due to record natural gas...

September 17, 2021

Jaguar Land Rover to provide fleet of electric vehicles for climate summit

Jaguar Land Rover to provide fleet of electric vehicles for climate summit

Jaguar Land Rover is partnering with COP26 (UN Climate Change Conference) ahead of the summit in Glasgow, Scotland which starts...

September 17, 2021

Consultation process on anti-parasitic products ‘collapsed’

Consultation process on anti-parasitic products ‘collapsed’

The consultation process regarding the sale of anti-parasitic products going forward has “collapsed” – and the Department of Agriculture, Food...

September 17, 2021

Farmers account for almost quarter of FGLS funding

Farmers account for almost quarter of FGLS funding

Farmers account for just under a quarter of the total funding drawn down under the Future Growth Loan Scheme (FGLS)...

September 16, 2021

Highest on record: Temps soar over five years – climate report

Highest on record: Temps soar over five years – climate report

A new climate report has debunked a belief that Covid-19 has been beneficial to the environment, revealing that the pandemic...

September 16, 2021

Bobcat mini-excavator proves its worth on drainage projects

Bobcat mini-excavator proves its worth on drainage projects

In the Tarragona region of Spain, the General Community of Regants of the Dreta Sant de Sant Jaume d’Enveja is...

September 16, 2021