Buildings

Fund to offer owners of NI listed buildings thousands towards repair costs

Fund to offer owners of NI listed buildings thousands towards repair costs

Owners of listed buildings in Northern Ireland could be eligible for a share of a £200,000 fund aimed at supporting...

May 17, 2021

No sign of steel prices easing anytime soon

No sign of steel prices easing anytime soon

There appears to be no sign of steel prices coming down anytime soon, with the overall cost of agricultural buildings...

May 3, 2021

TAMS: ‘Faster response to rising building costs needed’

TAMS: ‘Faster response to rising building costs needed’

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is “not responding quickly enough” to rising building costs, especially steel, the...

April 13, 2021

Signs of poor ventilation in sheds: What should I be keeping an eye out for?

Signs of poor ventilation in sheds: What should I be keeping an eye out for?

It’s well-documented the importance of good ventilation within livestock sheds and the issues that can arise if there is poor...

February 5, 2021

‘I had about 60 new entrants last year, which was up again from 2019’

‘I had about 60 new entrants last year, which was up again from 2019’

With the announcement that the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II) is going to continue, with the news that tranche 21...

January 17, 2021

Department confirms TAMS funding available for all of 2021

Department confirms TAMS funding available for all of 2021

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has confirmed that funding has been allocated for the Targeted Agricultural...

January 14, 2021

TAMS to continue after current tranche deadline this week

TAMS to continue after current tranche deadline this week

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has today (Wednesday, January 13) confirmed the continuation of the...

January 13, 2021

Calf housing throwback: Converting a silage slab into calf housing facilities in Meath

Calf housing throwback: Converting a silage slab into calf housing facilities in Meath

With calving on dairy farms not that far away, AgriLand decided to look back to when a Meath-based farmer decided...

December 27, 2020

Have you tested your building’s airflow?

Have you tested your building’s airflow?

The supply of fresh air within livestock housing is critical to ensure good health and maximum performance from housed livestock...

December 19, 2020

Tranche 19 of TAMS II extended by a further 2 weeks

Tranche 19 of TAMS II extended by a further 2 weeks

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has extended tranche 19 of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II)...

November 2, 2020

Do you know what condition your slats are in? If not, it’s time to find out…

Do you know what condition your slats are in? If not, it’s time to find out…

At this stage of the year, the busy period on many farms has subsided. First-cut and, in some cases, second-cut...

July 12, 2020

Video: Taking a look at 2 brand new – grant-spec – sheep sheds in Co. Mayo

Video: Taking a look at 2 brand new – grant-spec – sheep sheds in Co. Mayo

The Moylett brothers, just outside Ballinrobe, in Co. Mayo, have recently put up two grant-spec sheep sheds – just two...

June 10, 2020

On-farm construction during Covid-19: What is permitted?

On-farm construction during Covid-19: What is permitted?

As Covid-19 restrictions on movement and businesses continue, farmers have raised the question as to whether agriculture-related construction projects are...

April 15, 2020

TAMS application: How long do I need to give myself when applying for a grant?

TAMS application: How long do I need to give myself when applying for a grant?

With the coronavirus, or Covid-19 as it is otherwise known, casting a huge cloud of uncertainty over the world, it...

March 21, 2020

HSA issues safety alert following fatal accident on a farm involving slats

HSA issues safety alert following fatal accident on a farm involving slats

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has issued a safety alert following a fatal accident involving construction work on a...

March 16, 2020

Video: Making life easier with the help of an up-and-over gate in Co. Cork

Video: Making life easier with the help of an up-and-over gate in Co. Cork

Over the past few years, many farmers – especially those who are dairy farming – have availed of the Targeted...

March 4, 2020

Do head-lock barriers make handling of cattle easier?

Do head-lock barriers make handling of cattle easier?

On my travels, I have come across many dairy and beef farmers that have installed head-lock feeding barriers in their...

December 12, 2019

Buildings: Are you prepared for adverse weather conditions?

Buildings: Are you prepared for adverse weather conditions?

Over the past number of weeks, there has been a considerable change in the weather, which has seen a noticeable...

November 25, 2019