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Farmer Writes: ludicrous that farmers will lose out on solar and AD credit
Karen McCabe
Perhaps it’s time to change the meaning of the old saying to ‘go Dutch’, writes Karen McCabe.
19 July 2022 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: enough grass with less fertiliser
Exceptional weather has led to a drought for some, but has let farmers in Leitrim cut hay and silage, writes Karen McCabe this week.
17 June 2022 News
€100/ha fodder scheme: your questions answered
The Department of Agriculture has published a series of responses to questions farmers have asked about the now-open Fodder Support Scheme.
Beneficial changes are being accelerated by policy
While tillage farming is increasingly accepted as being best in class on emissions, there is always more that can be done as profitability can run parallel to sustainability.
Traditional hay meadows should be closed by now
There have been some queries regarding whether the closing date of 15 April had been extended in light of escalating input costs, but this is not the case.
22 April 2022 Schemes
Many knowledge gaps in GHG emissions study
A report commissioned by the Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Livestock (CIEL) highlights a number of areas where knowledge is lacking.
20 April 2022 Northern Ireland