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New Zealand to treat methane differently
Jack Kennedy
A new government in New Zealand has said there needs to be a fresh start and a fresh look at how their grass-based farming is treated.
10 July 2024 Viewpoints
Positivity on emissions - EPA report
Cutting fertiliser to import feed from outside the country makes no sense.
Securing your future in beef farming
Paul Crosson takes a look at what will be covered on the two main stands at BEEF 2024.
Climate change to push NI grass yields up by 17%
Open days for farmers were held at the Agri Food and Biosciences Institute in Hillsborough, Co Down on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Grass yields to rise 17% due to climate change
Open days for farmers were held at the Agri Food and Biosciences Institute in Hillsborough, Co Down, on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.
19 June 2024 News
Ireland can learn from New Zealand on carbon tax changes
With methane, there is no substitute for ruminant livestock, other than unacceptable destocking, writes Prof Gerry Boyle.
22 May 2024 Viewpoints
EU climate policy marches on
While EU climate policy is marching on, it seems that the EU’s policy plans to shift to sustainable agriculture are stuck. Claire Dupont reports.
By degrees: how climate change is already affecting your farm
Professor Conor Murphy from Maynooth University recently spoke about the current and future impact of climate change on farming. Caitríona Morrissey reports.
1 May 2024 News
The bill for a changing climate is starting to come due
More developed countries face higher costs for maintaining infrastructure.
10 April 2024 Sustainability
Urgent clarity needed for farmers on net zero definition - study
Researchers in the University of Galway analysed the strengths and weaknesses of different definitions of net zero.
Cutting carbon is a long-term challenge
During a recent AHDB monitor cereal farm meeting, the results of a carbon audit were outlined to group members.
28 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Almost 60% of people in favour of national herd cull - EPA survey
The EPA survey was conducted as part of the 'Climate Change in the Irish Mind' project.
27 February 2024 News