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Fodder Support Scheme payments begin for 71,000 farmers
Noel Bardon
The 71,000 eligible farmers who applied to the 2022 Fodder Support Scheme will receive payment over the coming weeks.
29 November 2022 EU
Anaerobic digestion industry calls for Government support scheme
Over half of the attendees at the Gas Networks Ireland conference are currently involved with developing an AD plant
26 November 2022 Opinion
Fear and loathing in Athlone: scenes from the Green Party conference
Will this weekend be a key date in the evolution of Irish farming? It may just be. For the people will have spoken, through the Citizen’s Assembly on Biodiversity.
Liver fluke forecast identifies high risk of disease in west and northwest
The forecast predicts infection being prevalent in the west and northwest with occasional losses in the midlands, east Munster and north Leinster.
25 November 2022 Management
ACRES application numbers approaching 20,000
Farmers at the Irish Farmers Journal CAP information meeting in Kerry on Wednesday night heard the number of applications for ACRES is closing in on 20,000.
24 November 2022 News
New planting priorities cause supply headaches for nurseries
While forestry companies have discounted suggestions of a serious shortage of young trees for planting in 2023, there are concerns within the industry, write Declan O'Brien and Lorcan Roche Kelly.
23 November 2022 News
Big burst in demand for rare breeds
The new Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES) will pay farmers to keep and produce offspring from rare Irish breeds.
23 November 2022 News
Department’s hedgerow estimates ‘disappointing’
Hedgerow Ireland has called for further explanation and a re-think from the Department of Agriculture when it comes to the approach for estimating hedgerow width.
23 November 2022 Climate and environment
How did Ireland lose its nitrates derogation?
With massive changes coming to the nitrates derogation, Aidan Brennan travelled to Brussels with a group of dairy farmers and the IFA to find out what’s happening.
23 November 2022 News
Unsafe practices must be 'socially unacceptable' - Heydon
Speaking at a farm safety conference in Teagasc Ashtown, Minister Martin Heydon also launched a series of short vidoes called 'Managing Farm Safety and Health'.
23 November 2022 News
Grants of up to €20,000 for farmers affected by Leitrim landslide
Support will also be provided for fencing and gateways on agricultural land affected by the landslide.
22 November 2022 News
Almost 60% of farmers engage in 'unsafe farming practices'
Roughly 26% of farmers can be considered to practice safe farming, the research found.
21 November 2022 News