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Hold the line - science is catching up with policy
Jack Kennedy
Unfortunately, for the last 10 years policy has moved ahead of the science, however, Teagasc is making up ground fast, Jack Kennedy writes.
10 July 2024 Letters
Letter on the topic of climate neutral Ireland
"Climate neutral Ireland article" - David Moore, Glencash Farm, Co Cork
10 July 2024 News
New Zealand to treat methane differently
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.
Agriculture bucks NI trend in GHG emissions
Farming in NI accounts for 29% of all greenhouse gas emissions. But how is this figure calculated and is it fair?
3 July 2024 Northern Ireland
University of Galway heads up research to reduce methane from farming
Studies build on research which shows potential for significant methane reduction for beef and dairy farming.
2 July 2024 News
IFJ Junior: making energy from slurry
Methane, which is emitted from slurry, can be captured and used as renewable energy, writes Stephen Robb.
26 June 2024 l2
Denmark to tax farmers for livestock emissions
The environmental tax, due to come into force in 2030, aims to help the country meet climate targets.
25 June 2024 News
Welcome to BEEF2024
Frank O'Mara, director of Teagasc, outlines what's in store for people visiting BEEF2024 taking place on Wednesday 26 June 2024.
19 June 2024 Breeding & health
Use of methane-busting additives just around the corner – Teagasc
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.
12 June 2024 News
US approves methane-reducing feed additive for dairy cows
Feeding one tablespoon of the additive per dairy cow per day can reduce methane emissions by 30% annually, Elanco has said.
1 June 2024 News
Carbon footprinting to begin this autumn
The time-line for the roll-out of carbon footprinting across NI farms has been confirmed by DAERA
29 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Methane vaccines possible in the future - Mitloehner
Professor Frank Mitloehner outlined this view at a Teagasc Signpost webinar.
25 May 2024 News