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Review of TAMS ‘must include all tranche 22 applicants’

Review of TAMS ‘must include all tranche 22 applicants’

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is being called on to ensure that applicants to tranche 22 of...

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Farmers ‘want to be central players’ in Ireland’s energy transition

Farmers ‘want to be central players’ in Ireland’s energy transition

The government is “failing to embrace the potential of farms to generate renewable energy”, according to the Irish Farmers’ Association...

July 26, 2021

Coping with stress: 8 top tips for farmers under pressure

Coping with stress: 8 top tips for farmers under pressure

Farming can be a very stressful occupation at times, with pressurised situations arising at various stages of the year –...

July 23, 2021

Pics: Harvest season motors on with top cutting conditions

Pics: Harvest season motors on with top cutting conditions

Harvest 2021 is motoring along nicely, with top weather conditions aiding the earlier cuts and decent quality in the grain....

July 23, 2021

Government ‘causing demise of horticulture sector’

Government ‘causing demise of horticulture sector’

Following the appearance yesterday (Tuesday, July 20) of officials from various departments before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food...

July 21, 2021

Survey ‘does not take away from ongoing vulnerability’ – IFA

Survey ‘does not take away from ongoing vulnerability’ – IFA

Reacting to the results of the Teagasc National Farm Survey 2020, which was published yesterday (Monday, July 19), the Irish...

July 20, 2021

Ministers’ response to forest protest ‘utterly disingenuous’ – IFA

Ministers’ response to forest protest ‘utterly disingenuous’ – IFA

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has criticised the response by ministers to the association’s protest at the Convention Centre in...

July 16, 2021

IFA urges OPW to manage Shannon water levels to save crops

IFA urges OPW to manage Shannon water levels to save crops

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that farmers want the Office of Public Works (OPW) to manage the water...

July 16, 2021

Farmers ‘watching timber value drop by €10,000/ha’ due to licence backlog

Farmers ‘watching timber value drop by €10,000/ha’ due to licence backlog

Farmers and forest owners are in some cases “watching the value of their timber crop decrease by over €10,000/ha if...

July 14, 2021

IFA protest over 6,000 forest licences caught up in backlog

IFA protest over 6,000 forest licences caught up in backlog

Farmers who own forestry have descended on the Convention Centre in Dublin today (Wednesday, July 14) to protest over the...

July 14, 2021

Protest over ‘forest licencing mess’ in Dublin today

Protest over ‘forest licencing mess’ in Dublin today

Forestry owners will be holding a protest over the “forestry licencing fiasco” in Dublin later today (Wednesday, July 14), according...

July 14, 2021

Government urged to get ‘Fair Deal’ bill over the line this week

Government urged to get ‘Fair Deal’ bill over the line this week

The government is being urged to finalise changes to the Fair Deal Scheme this week, before the Dáil goes on...

July 13, 2021

Co-ops urged to pay ‘milk price that reflects market returns’

Co-ops urged to pay ‘milk price that reflects market returns’

Processors and co-ops have been called on by the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) to pay a “milk price that reflects...

July 8, 2021

Carbon removals ‘won’t automatically be assigned’ to agri sector

Carbon removals ‘won’t automatically be assigned’ to agri sector

Emission savings brought about by sequestering carbon “won’t automatically be assigned to the agricultural sector”, according to one non-government organisation...

July 6, 2021

Sheep trade: Slide in prices comes to a halt as factories change their tune

Sheep trade: Slide in prices comes to a halt as factories change their tune

The slide that has been sheep prices looks to have come to a halt, with factories this week showing an...

July 6, 2021

‘Factories actively seeking lambs as demand for Eid al-Adha increases’

‘Factories actively seeking lambs as demand for Eid al-Adha increases’

Factories are actively seeking lambs to meet the increased demand for the Eid al-Adha festival, according to Sean Dennehy of...

July 5, 2021

Use of ICT lower on small farms – NESC report

Use of ICT lower on small farms – NESC report

The use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is lower on small farms and among rural dwellers, it was stated...

July 3, 2021

Climate bill to account for carbon removals in agri targets

Climate bill to account for carbon removals in agri targets

Minister Eamon Ryan has said in the Seanad today (Friday, July 2) that he intends to accept two amendments to...

July 2, 2021