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Use of methane-busting additives just around the corner – Teagasc
Niamh Murphy
The use of feed additives will be crucial in meeting climate targets, and is just around the corner, Teagasc has said. However, the technology is still to be accepted by the National Inventory.
How to keep the world’s farmers farming
Boosting farmer resilience to protect food security is the most crucial issue facing the international agri-sector, says Ian Proudfoot, KPMG’s global head of agribusiness
12 May 2024 News
Up to €26,000 per dairy farm to tackle bird flu in US
The US Department of Agriculture has announced a number of supports to tackle the bird flu situation in dairy herds there.
US beef mince tests negative for bird flu
Some 30 samples of beef mince taken from retail outlets tested negative for the disease.
2 May 2024 News
Fewer calves sent to factories
Adam Woods has the latest on calf slaughtering figures and how they compare with previous years.
24 April 2024 Young stock
Minister kills cow exit plan
The Minister's comments come as co-op CEOs pile pressure on the Government to retain Ireland’s nitrates derogation. Amy Forde and Rachel Donovan report.
17 April 2024 News
Exclusive: no plans for cow reduction scheme - minister
It is estimated that emissions from the agriculture sector reduced again in 2023 for the second year in a row.
17 April 2024 News
Dairy beef in the show ring
The Dealer sees an interesting new class in Bandon this year .
10 April 2024 Pedigree
US identifies bird flu in dairy herds
The US Department of Agriculture has confirmed the detection of avian flu in a dairy herd in Idaho.
5 April 2024 News
Beef Management: Calf rearing and silage fertiliser
Adam Woods takes a look at calf rearing and silage fertiliser in this week's Beef Management.
27 March 2024 Breeding & health
Time 'for a change' as Wicklow family exits dairying
Why have Wicklow dairy farmers Mervyn and Dorothy Fairbrother decided to sell their cows?
27 March 2024 News
Milking ‘happy medium’ cows in Dundonald
The NI Institute of Agricultural Science recently visited the dairy unit at Blakiston Houston Estates in Co Down.
13 March 2024 Northern Ireland