EPA does not know how farmer action impacts water quality
Amy Forde
Tipperary TD Jackie Cahill said that there is a serious gap in the whole system where we see an improvement in water quality but we are not able to ascertain the reason for that improvement.
Grazing more sheep with less fertiliser
Clement Lynch has adopted a paddock grazing system on his sheep farm in Park, Co Derry. Peter McCann reports
17 July 2024 News
Teagasc celebrates 60 years of agricultural innovation at Oak Park
The National Crops Research Centre held an open day, which showcased the evolution of crop production and how crop science has advanced over the past 60 years.
Farm bodies reject claims of dodgy fertiliser imports
Both the ICMSA and the ICSA insisted that there was no evidence to support the allegations of farmers buying unregistered fertiliser.
17 July 2024 News
More water quality rules needed - Muir
The current NAP includes rules around closed periods for spreading slurry and fertiliser, as well as minimum slurry storage requirements.
17 July 2024 Northern Ireland
Beef Management: Beef Welfare, reseeding and buying barley off the combine
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at the anomalies in the beef welfare scheme, reseeding on drystock farms and buying barley off the combine.
17 July 2024 Management
Raining again on St Swithin’s day
It's heat rather than rain that is needed to drive growth at the moment, writes Thomas Condon.
17 July 2024 Grass & feeding
Does clover work in Cavan soils?
Teagasc are holding an open day on the clover research work at Ballyhaise in Co Cavan. Aidan Brennan previews some of the research.
17 July 2024 Grass & feeding
No change to fertiliser limits for 2024 - Minister
Minister McConlaogue has urged farmers to complete fertiliser and fodder plans for the remainder of the year.
17 July 2024 News
Stress on farmers being multiplied by fertiliser confusion - ICMSA
The ICMSA has called on the Minister for Agriculture to inform farmers of the amount of fertiliser they are legally allowed to spread between now and the closing date in September.
16 July 2024 News
Farm costs continue their slow decline
Latest CSO data shows almost every input cost for agriculture eased in May
15 July 2024 News
Farmer action helped cut emissions – Teagasc
The use of nitrogen fertiliser fell by 18% in 2023 compared with 2022, EPA data shows.
10 July 2024 News