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Operational and capital support needed for AD – McConalogue
Stephen Robb
The minister was speaking at last week’s Irish Biomethane Conference and acknowledged the need for operational and capital support to kick start the anaerobic digestion industry.
12 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Different paths to a sustainable farm business
The final workshop in a pilot farm business sustainability programme was held at Loughry campus on Friday 7 October.
30 September 2022 News
Roll-back on red tape for rooftop solar panels
Most farmers will soon be permitted to cover as much shed roof space with solar panels as they wish, without needing to apply for planning permissions.
Cutting against the grain: Ardee butcher reopens abattoir after 13 years
Although the abattoir had been operating since last year, Commissioner McGuinness formally reopened the unit on Commins’s Co Louth farm.
28 September 2022 News
Biomethane, biomass and LNG among options to increase energy security
Many options are on the table to increase Ireland's energy security.
19 September 2022 News
Watch: organic farming questions answered at ACA farm walk
Adam Woods reports from a well-attended Agricultural Consultants Association (ACA) organic farm walk in Co Offaly.
8 September 2022 Management
Many benefits to conservation grazing in the uplands
Conservation grazing is an important tool for managing habitats and enhancing biodiversity.
2 September 2022 Diversification
Dairy farmers could be hit with energy tariff at peak milking time
The changes could affect dairy, pig and poultry farmers in particular if adopted.
31 August 2022 Diversification
Energy sold into grid must move with retail prices - MREF
Some energy providers have moved to pay farmers 14c/kWh for the surplus electricity generated on farms.
23 August 2022 Diversification
Consumers have ‘no problem’ paying more for organic beef - Dutch butcher
With targets to triple Ireland’s organically farmed area by 2027, the Irish Farmers Journal spoke with a butcher in Amsterdam selling only organic meat to find what is driving consumers to organics.
25 July 2022 News
‘Dozens upon dozens’ of AD plants expected within years
Ministers McConalogue and Ryan spoke of the opportunities for farmers posed by anaerobic digestion at an energy in agriculture event in Gurteen agricultural college.
20 July 2022 Diversification
Ryan: farmers will have to ‘go to the max’ on carbon targets
Political correspondent Pat O’Toole spoke to Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan in the Green Party leader’s first sit down interview with the Irish Farmers Journal.
6 July 2022 News