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British turkeys ‘dropping like flies’ as bird flu ravages sector
Barry Murphy
The UK parliament heard a special inquiry into the impact avian influenza is having on its poultry sector on Tuesday.
30 November 2022 News
ICSA reserves its position on Food Vision beef group report
The ICSA has said it will not engage further with the group unless relevant ministers sit down to renegotiate funding.
30 November 2022 News
Tirlán appoints new agribusiness chief
The new appointee had previously sat as head of agribusiness in Ulster Bank.
Nine key measures for beef sector to cut emissions in Food Vision report
The final Food Vision Beef and Sheep report has been set to the Minister for Agriculture, with farm organisations reserving their positions on the report.
30 November 2022 News
EU proposes carbon removals certification in attempt to be climate neutral
The Commissions has said that the first EU-wide voluntary framework to reliably certify high-quality carbon removals will boost sustainable carbon farming solutions.
30 November 2022 Climate and environment
ICSA refuses to back new TB testing requirements
ICSA animal health and welfare chair Hugh Farrell has called on Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to clarify who will pay for additional TB testing requirements.
30 November 2022 News
IFA to seek compensation scheme for designated land
The team consists of representatives from Special Areas of Conservation (SACs), Special Protection Areas (SPAs) and Natural Heritage Areas (NHAs).
30 November 2022 News
Farmland wanted for 100 million trees project
This sustainability initiative headed by Wexford brothers Richard and David Mulcahy, will to be rolled out nationwide.
30 November 2022 News
Dale Crammond appointed as director of Meat Industry Ireland
The meat sector is one of the most important indigenous industries in the national economy, Crammond said.
30 November 2022 News
Review food policy in context of biodiversity crisis, citizens' assembly says
An integrated habitat, species and land-usage map for the island of Ireland should also be established, the assembly said.
30 November 2022 Climate and environment
Sligo man named FBD Young Farmer of the Year 2022
A dairy farmer from Co Sligo was named the FBD Young Farmer of the Year at the prestigious awards ceremony on Tuesday night.
29 November 2022 News
Cattle stolen from Kilkenny farm
It is understood around 20 animals were stolen from the farm in the Bonnetsrath area of the county.
29 November 2022 News