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Payments of up to €50,000/ha proposed for €2.8m veg scheme
Noel Bardon
Soft fruit growers are not set to receive payments under the package which was approved by Cabinet on Wednesday.
9 March 2022 Dealer
Bees help put €800,000 into apple growers’ pockets
A novel UCD study found that insect pollinators contributed to 93% of the market value of domestic dessert apples.
1 December 2021 Neven
Neven Maguire: entertaining at home – a spread to wow
Break the cycle of turkey and ham sandwiches over the Christmas period for your dinner guests with these impressive dishes from Neven Maguire.
Environment has played ‘second fiddle’ to production over the last 50 years
The Oireachtas committee on agriculture heard from a dairy farmer who was scathing of dairy expansion, as the environment came under the microscope on Tuesday.
3 November 2021 News
Teagasc backing a Paddy Appleseed
Currently, Irish apple production – including eating, cider and culinary – is valued at just €10m. However, annual retail sales of eating apples top €155m.
15 September 2021 Dealer
Martbids: Twizzles in high demand at Dalevalley sale
As super show of young stock was met with phenomenal demand last week in Carnaross.
14 June 2021 Pedigree
Podcast: D-day for CAP talks and blow-by-blow on new hurling rules
This week, we get the low down on what’s happening in the Brussels CAP negotiations, why hurling rules are proving divisive and Hooves for Hospice on their latest charity sale in Carigallen mart.
26 May 2021 News
Podcast: a passion for tea and NI climate bill concerns
This week, we hear from suckler farmer in Cork; a descendant of Cronin's Yard; Tom Arnold on needing to make farms viable; plus NI concerns over a climate bill.
28 April 2021 News
Glanbia parallels with Apple planning challenge
An Taisce's pursuit of a judicial review has echoes in the ill-fated Apple plans for Athenry.
14 April 2021 News
Weekly podcast: NDC calls for more co-ops to cough up funds and yoga for farmers
This week, we hear from the NDC CEO about why more co-ops need to get on board; we have mart reports on beef and sheep; the latest farm survey figures from IFAC; and introduce farmers to yoga.
14 April 2021 News
Weekly Podcast: setting up a new rotary parlour and ‘forgotten’ young farmers
This week we hear from a Wicklow dairy farmer on why he upgraded to a rotary parlour, the IFA president is called on to help ‘forgotten’ young farmers and grass-fed v grain-fed cattle.
27 January 2021 News
Weekly Podcast: Late Late star Stella McGirl and fears of farmer burnout
This week we speak to young Leitrim farmer Stella McGirl who took the Late Late Toy Show by storm, ICMSA president fears of farmer and a special report on Brexit delays from Dublin Port.
20 January 2021 News