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IFA slams factories for lamb price cuts
Noel Bardon
Farmers should not sell lambs to factories offering poor prices, as supplies are tight.
Farmers helping other sectors to reduce their emissions - IFA
The IFA has highlighted that environmental work carried out by farmers is actually contributing to emissions reductions for other economic sectors.
21 July 2022 News
Emissions increase driven by Government policy - IFA
The IFA says that farmers were urged to expand, while Teagasc director Frank O'Mara says methane is the tricky thing, but that there are lots of other reduction technologies to tackle emissions.
Sectoral target debate heats up with the weather
While a Europe-wide heatwave provides unavoidable and compelling evidence of climate change, the debate around how farming evolves is also hotting up.
20 July 2022 Dealer
Price premiums can be a lifeline for family farms – Greens
Higher sustainability and animal welfare standards would see agri-food goods receiving higher prices in the marketplace, Minister Hackett and Ryan have said.
Farming’s emissions target could get green light next Wednesday - Ryan
Minister Eamon Ryan did not make any indication of where on the 22% to 30% scale that the target will fall.
Biomethane could see farmers cut emissions by 700,000t/year
Biomethane stakeholders presented their views on the potential for Irish farmers to invest in the sector while speaking to the Oireachtas Environment Committee.
Biomethane produced by farmers could replace natural gas – RGFI
Biomethane stakeholders presented their views on the potential for Irish farmers to invest in the sector while speaking to the Oireachtas Environment Committee.
IFA president tells National Economic Dialogue that Government policy has to sup
The Government must ensure that all the provisions in the Climate Act in relation to farming are properly taken into account, Tim Cullinan said.
29 June 2022 Community
Opportunity in CAP’s midterm review - Fischler
Former European Commissioner for Agriculture Franz Fischler joined IFA president Tim Cullinan, and others, for a panel discussion at the Irish Farmers Journal Future of Europe conference on Friday.
29 June 2022 News
Fischler criticises use of food security concerns in climate debate
Former European Commissioner for Agriculture Franz Fischler also described how a cross policy approach to rural development is required across Europe.
24 June 2022 News
New ACRES scheme likely to be tied up in red tape - Cullinan
Huge amounts of funding will leak to people running the co-operation model and to other consultants, the IFA president said.
21 June 2022 News