My Farming Week: Colm Gavin, Leenane, Co Mayo
Rachel Donovan
Colm Gavin is a hill farmer from Co Mayo and is also a Farming for Nature Ambassador.
16 February 2022 News
UFU wants limits on green payments
The lack of a cap on payments in future agri-environment schemes has raised concerns among farmers in NI.
2 February 2022 News
Two weeks to nominate Farming for Nature ambassadors
The deadline for the 2022 Farming For Nature Ambassador Awards is 14 February 2022.
Over 20% of farms to miss out on new payment
A 10ha minimum claim size is proposed for a new area-based resilience measure in NI.
26 January 2022 News
Donegal man joins Farming for Nature network
This latest Farming for Nature recruit is a sheep and suckler farmer from Donegal.
21 January 2022 News
Farming For Nature nominations are open
Do you know of a farmer who is producing great food while maintaining a flourishing farm environment?
5 January 2022 News
DAERA seeking to simplify future NI farm rules
New Farm Sustainability Standards have been proposed to replace the current cross compliance regime.
29 December 2021 News
Farming for Nature: Fergal Anderson and Emanuela Russo
In an interview with the Irish Farmers Journal, Fergal Anderson said that people need to stop farming against nature and start farming with nature.
28 December 2021 News
Details of new farm payments emerge
Proposed eligibility requirements for each new scheme are to be included in a consultation document which is due to be published by DAERA shortly.
8 December 2021 News
From the Tramlines: 2021 will be one to remember
In the last article of the series, Stephen Robb talks to all 12 growers as they reflect on 2021.
1 December 2021 Crops
Farming for Nature welcomes 23 new farmers
Farming for Nature was set up to source, share and celebrate the stories of farmers across Ireland who manage their land in a way that sustains nature, while providing a livelihood for their family.
3 November 2021 News
More money for environment in new ag policy
A new agri-environment package will form a “central plank” of future agricultural policy in Northern Ireland.
27 October 2021 News