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Entries now open for Guinness sustainable barley awards
Rachel Donovan
Farmers have a little over a week to apply for the awards and be in with the chance of winning €2,500.
7 February 2023 News
Record breeding season for curlews in NI
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) released results on the curlew breeding season for 2022.
4 February 2023 News
Over 700 farmers accepted for Revenue's energy support scheme
The scheme allows eligible farmers and businesses to get money back on their gas and electricity bills from the winter period.
Teagasc pays tribute to former IFA president Padraig Walshe
Padraig Walshe was also a former member of the first Teagasc Authority and served on its board.
3 February 2023 News
'Large deficit' in lime application on grassland farms for 2022 - Teagasc
Teagasc has said that soil fertility levels across Irish farms remain stable. However, dairy farms indicated a 4% increase in soils with optimum soil fertility.
3 February 2023 News
Nugent cattle trailer stolen from west Kerry farmyard
Dairy and sheep farmer Martin Greaney had a cattle trailer stolen from his farm on Wednesday evening.
3 February 2023 News
Biomethane will play crucial role in development of a successful bio economy
Bioenergy should be a central focus of Ireland’s bio-economy action plan, according to the Irish Bioenergy Association.
2 February 2023 News
Dog expert calls for mandatory theory test prior to dog ownership
When dogs are in hind brain mode they are dangerous, dog behaviour expert Nanci Creedon said before the Joint Oireachtas Committee for Agriculture.
2 February 2023 News
No softening of fertiliser prices yet
There is low activity at all levels of the fertiliser chain right up from farmer demand to importers moving to buy stock. Noel Bardon and Rachel Donovan report.
1 February 2023 News
Green credentials now needed for young farmer loans at BOI
Bank of Ireland is now looking at what actions farmers are taking on-farm to reduce their environmental footprint when making lending decisions for young farmers.
1 February 2023 News
New rule forbids silage bales being stacked more than two high
This new bale stacking rule is applicable for all farmers who make bale silage this summer.
1 February 2023 News
Half of Irish farmers being over 65 in 10 years' time 'a concern'
Currently one third of Irish farmers are over the age of 65, in 10 years' time half of Irish farmers are going to be over the age of 65.
1 February 2023 News