Nature restoration should be funded outside CAP – Minister Ryan
Barry Murphy
Minister Eamon Ryan has shot back at An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar over comments that the EU nature restoration law could go “too far”.
31 May 2023 News
Farmers ‘spoken to and not with’ – IFA
Farmers attending the EPA’s annual conference called for better engagement by policymakers.
31 May 2023 News
Misusing land could prove fatal for generations to come – EPA
The EPA has acknowledged that agriculture is of major importance to rural societies and economies and warned environmentalists against polarisation in climate discussion.
13,000ha rewet by Bord na Móna
Bord na Móna is working with other state bodies to rewet more land with 13,000ha already complete.
31 May 2023 News
'Challenging' to secure climate investment for farming
Prof of sustainable energy Jim Skea explained that agriculture is losing out when it comes to climate investments.
31 May 2023 News
Trading under Origin Green brand at ‘risk’ – Ryan
Minister Eamon Ryan has warned that if Irish farmers and food companies do not hit climate targets, trading under the Origin Green brand will be compromised.
31 May 2023 News
Mystery dairy cow illness is ‘ruminal acidosis’ – Department
The Department of Agriculture has clarified the diagnosis of a mystery illness in some Munster dairy herds and warned that it has become an annual occurrence.
31 May 2023 News
Drowned cow travels ‘several’ kilometres down stream
The Department of Agriculture said the animal was decaying in the river for several weeks before the carcase was located by the farmer.
31 May 2023 News
CAP payments: Teagasc, stud farms and beef barons
An Emirati royal, beef barons and Teagasc were some of the big CAP winners for 2022, according to data published by the Department of Agriculture.
31 May 2023 News
Calves killed in slurry fume accident
Kerry vet Richard Hurley has warned farmers to keep calves away from sheds where slurry is being agitated.
31 May 2023 News
Kerry man killed in farm accident
A farm in north Kerry was the scene of a fatal workplace accident on Monday.
30 May 2023 News
Top CAP earners revealed: stud, potato and beef farms
There’s been little change in Ireland’s top 10 CAP beneficiaries, with a stud farm and farms connected with Larry Goodman still in the mix.
29 May 2023 News