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Westmeath farm walks to focus on biodiversity and climate resistance
Niamh Murphy
The farm walks will take place on James Ham's farm in Moyvore and Kate Egan's farm in Ballymore.
19 June 2024 Viewpoints
EU imports from South America also increase global warming
Importing beef into the EU from Mercosur countries will increase global warming, writes Dr Myles Rath, formerly of the UCD School of Agriculture.
EU Nature Restoration Law finalised amid controversy
After months of uncertainty on the future of the law, EU environment ministers voted to approve it this week at a meeting in Luxembourg.
Under 10% of Food Vision 2030 targets met
However, 56% of the targets have substantial action undertaken, according the the second annual report into the progress of Food Vision 2030.
19 June 2024 News
ACRES balancing payments begin to issue
Payments will issue to 26,677 ACRES farmers from Wednesday 19 June.
19 June 2024 News
Nature Restoration Law finalised by EU ministers
Ireland now has legally-binding targets for restoring nature after ministers gave the law its final seal of approval.
Let’s have crop regulation but don’t block science
Our farmers are expected to change to using less nutrients and sprays almost overnight.
12 June 2024 Viewpoints
Teagasc to host open day at Johnstown Castle
The open day will demonstrate technologies and practices for efficient, environmentally sustainable, profitable and more resilient farming systems, and the supports available to implement them.
12 June 2024 News
Farm walk: premium and cover crops, slurry and time management in Waterford
Premium crops and biodiversity are just two of the topics that will be explored on the Footprint Farmers farm walk next week.
11 June 2024 News
Shelton Abbey prison opens tree nursery
Minister of State Pippa Hackett opened the Shelton Abbey Pocket Forests Native Tree Nursery, which is home to more than 2,000 native trees.
11 June 2024 News
Inability to control weeds a major concern to going organic - INHFA
Increased costs of meal and fodder, reduced output and unsuitable land type also considerations, new survey shows.
10 June 2024 News
What is Teagasc Moorepark doing to increase sustainability and biodiversity?
Sustainability and biodiversity measures implemented in Moorepark include clover incorporation, sowing of plantain, built-in slurry aeration system, solar panels and hedgerows and grazing woodlands.
3 June 2024 News