Farmer Writes: correcting grass quality on the grazing platform
I think the 60% TAMS grant is a great incentive and everybody should avail of it. If all farms and houses had panels on some roof space, it would have to be good for the individuals and the country.
11 June 2024 News
TAMS payments needed promptly - IFA
IFA rural development chair John Curran said it is essential that farmers are paid promptly.
11 June 2024 News
TAMS III payments to start issuing this week
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has announced that payments will commence this week.
VAT debacle another thorn in farmers' sides
TAMS reference costings are out by a huge amount as prices are not updated. The cost of finance has increased substantially.
5 June 2024 Viewpoints
Farmer Writes: AGA cookers have a mind of their own
Although it has provided much hardship, Gerald Potterton says that has his AGA to thank for his marriage.
5 June 2024 Farmer Writes
Carberry seeks updating of TAMS reference costs
The MEP hopeful stated that a Department review of TAMS reference costs could 'soften the blow' of Revenue's VAT claim back eligibility list.
5 June 2024 News
TAMS approvals reach over 5,000 for tranche II
Approvals are issuing at a rate of just under 500 per week, as the Department seeks to clear the backlog and begin working on tranche III.
29 May 2024 Schemes
Ticking the box for meal bin specs: finishes, augers and access
Martin Merrick details some of the options that can be fitted to Q-Mac silos to suit individual farmers needs.
25 May 2024 Slurry
Farm Tech Talk: demand for lambs, beef trade and slurry storage
Exporter demand for lambs, mixed messages in the beef trade and slurry storage all feature on this week's Farm Tech Talk.
24 May 2024 News
Cast in concrete: above-ground slurry storage
While traditionally manufactured with steel, Moore Concrete has seen demand increase for its concrete above-ground slurry towers in recent years. Martin Merrick details some of the specifications.
22 May 2024 Farm buildings
How can farmers be expected to invest in slurry storage?
Many farmers have plans to increase their slurry storage but say that they are finding it difficult to justify the cost, given the lack of clarity around the future of the Nitrates regulations.
22 May 2024 Viewpoints
Separate slurry ceiling needs to be confirmed
A separate ceiling for slurry storage would go a long way towards increasing storage and improving farm developments, while all the while protecting our watercourses.
22 May 2024 Slurry