John Deere to lay off up to 600 staff across three US factories
Gary Abbott
US media outlets are reporting that John Deere will lay off about 600 staff member across three of its US production sites in August, due to the market downturn.
4 July 2024 News
Tesco to switch to biomethane transport fleet
In a significant move, Tesco Ireland has taken delivery of 50 state-of-the-art biomethane-fuelled trucks, which will operate across its country-wide distribution network.
3 July 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Kitty: July in the kitchen garden
It’s summertime and the living is easy but there are still plenty of tasks that need attending to in the kitchen garden, writes Kitty Scully.
Gardening with Gerry: mellow yellow
The tulip tree is part of the Magnolia family with similar flowers in summer, writes Gerry Daly.
26 June 2024 Gardening
Renewables in brief: solar sky rockets, AD plant sold and solar safe zones
There have been a number of developments in the renewables industry this week, including the sale of a major Irish anaerobic digestion plant, calls to review solar safe zones and new solar farms.
26 June 2024 Renewables
Waterford-based AD developer sold to European platform
The acquisition by Heygaz Biomethane - the European platform created by Infravia Capital Partners - is subject to approval by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
24 June 2024 Renewables
Virus infection probably not as bad as it seems
Yellow leaves in spring cereals are frustrating farmers, but more solutions might be on the way to prevent barley yellow dwarf virus.
23 June 2024 News
Beekeeping with Willie: ‘bees will tear down unwanted queen cells’
At this time of year, weekly checks are necessary to prevent losses through swarming, writes Willie O’Byrne.
19 June 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Mary: the scent of summer
Mary Keenan finds the essence of summer in the sweet scent of mock orange blossom.
19 June 2024 Gardening
AD plants wanted for new Mitchelstown grid injection facility
AD plants who cannot connect to the gas grid are invited to submit an expression of interest to supply biomethane to Gas Networks Ireland’s new Central Grid Injection facility in Mitchelstown, Cork.
17 June 2024 News
Strategy supports 'emission-intensive' milk and meat production – An Taisce
The strategy will increase the viability of 'emissions-intensive' milk and meat production and needs to be evidence-led and society-centred, instead of 'agri-led' and 'farmer-centric' stated An Taisce
10 June 2024 News
Biomethane conference set for next week
The 2024 Biomethane Conference will focus on the government’s plans to develop 150 to 200 AD plants.
5 June 2024 Renewables