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DAERA customs facilities delayed again… this time until 2023

DAERA customs facilities delayed again… this time until 2023

Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture has warned permanent customs facilities for agri-food produce will now not be ready until at...

20:06pm

NPA pays tribute to late vice-president

NPA pays tribute to late vice-president

The National Ploughing Association (NPA) has payed tribute to Pat McKeown from Co. Louth, one of its council members, who...

19:05pm

Poots announces £500,000 support for ‘solar walk’ rural tourism project

Poots announces £500,000 support for ‘solar walk’ rural tourism project

Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots has announced £500,000 of funding today (April 19) for a new rural tourism project you...

18:40pm

Milk Prices: Aurivo becomes latest processor to set offering

Milk Prices: Aurivo becomes latest processor to set offering

After several major processors set their milk prices for the month of March last week, Aurivo has become the latest...

18:24pm

Fair Deal bill expected to be brought to cabinet ‘in the next 2 weeks’

Fair Deal bill expected to be brought to cabinet ‘in the next 2 weeks’

Minister of State Mary Butler has confirmed that the new Nursing Home Support Scheme, also known as the Fair Deal,...

17:32pm

Potato sector and horticulture on upward trajectory – Hackett

Potato sector and horticulture on upward trajectory – Hackett

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), Pippa Hackett, is to meet with the...

17:15pm

KBC exit: Rural TDs say they are ‘profoundly alarmed’

KBC exit: Rural TDs say they are ‘profoundly alarmed’

Members of the Rural Independents group of TDs have said they are “profoundly alarmed” at the decision by KBC Bank...

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Sheep marts: All types of sheep remain a strong trade at sales

Sheep marts: All types of sheep remain a strong trade at sales

Sheep sales held last week continued to perform strongly, with hoggets and heavy cast ewes a particularly strong trade. Spring...

17:00pm

‘Community approach’ to be used for addressing misuse of quads

‘Community approach’ to be used for addressing misuse of quads

Financial assistance for projects in communities, opportunities for training and mentoring for young people are amongst the measures to be...

16:55pm

Government needs to revisit REAP pilot proposal – Canney

Government needs to revisit REAP pilot proposal – Canney

An independent TD has called on the government to fulfil a Programme for Government commitment to introduce a new agri-environment...

16:23pm

McConalogue expects growth in Ireland’s seed potato sector

McConalogue expects growth in Ireland’s seed potato sector

Both Teagasc and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue are confirming that Brexit will impact negatively on...

15:15pm

How many used tractors were registered so far this year?

How many used tractors were registered so far this year?

Some 409 used tractors were registered for the first time for the month of March, capping off a busy first...

14:47pm

Farmers encouraged to keep an eye out for rare bird

Farmers encouraged to keep an eye out for rare bird

As part of a national survey being carried out on the red-billed chough, farmers are encouraged to keep an eye...

14:16pm

NI fails to make any significant progress on river basin management over last 6 years

NI fails to make any significant progress on river basin management over last 6 years

Northern Ireland has failed to make any significant progress towards its river basin water quality targets over the last six...

13:26pm

Kerry Group to invest €30 million in Indonesia facility

Kerry Group to invest €30 million in Indonesia facility

Kerry Group has announced that it will invest €30 million in a new taste facility in Indonesia. The development will...

13:14pm

40 years going strong: Louth dealership hits major milestone

40 years going strong: Louth dealership hits major milestone

One John Deere machinery dealership hit a major milestone this year – with Co. Louth firm Hanlon Machinery recently celebrating...

12:00pm

€1.4 million carbon sequestration research project launched

€1.4 million carbon sequestration research project launched

VistaMilk SFI Research Centre has launched a €1.4 million carbon sequestration project. The project is in collaboration with Dairy Research...

11:55am

REAP ‘a move in right direction but with downsides’ – Macra

REAP ‘a move in right direction but with downsides’ – Macra

The new Results-based Environmental Agri Pilot Project (REAP) scheme has been described as a “step in the right direction” by...

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