News Podcast: carbon trading and cover crop U-turn
Barry Murphy
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
30 August 2023 News
Rewet bogs release 'substantial' methane, but rapidly become carbon sinks
"After 2085, the site will have a less warming impact than it would have had without rewetting," the study found.
30 August 2023 News
New methane-cutting feed additive for cows near licensing
Feed additives, at an approximate cost of €80 per cow per year, will deliver 12% of agriculture’s emissions reduction by 2030, said Teagasc.
Scientists set out limitations with carbon calculators
The study has considered how best to assess the carbon footprint of agri-food systems
16 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Science changing the narrative on emissions
The current way we measure emissions on farms does not properly reflect the impact on global temperature rise
16 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Farmer gets permission to build shed, despite objection by priest
A priest in Co Galway sought to prevent a neighbouring farmer from building a shed for cattle, including a slatted tank.
6 August 2023 News
Harnessing farmer power to meet climate ambitions
Farmers can and will look to science; better genetics, better health, maybe new methane reducing feed additives to reduce methane per animal.
26 July 2023 Viewpoints
Many questions left unanswered at energy in ag event
Thousands of people attended the Energy and Farm Diversification Show, which took place in Gurteen Agricultural College last week, but many farmers left with unanswered questions.
22 July 2023 News
Time to back or sack the Teagasc MACC?
With a new report on Ireland's farming and food environmental credentials just published we look back on progress to date for the MACC technologies.
19 July 2023 News
Scientists set out how to bridge gap on emissions
A report by scientists and industry experts has highlighted key areas of focus to drive down emissions from agriculture.
19 July 2023 Northern Ireland
Carrots are better than sticks, says UK minister
Mark Spencer was also asked why the UK government is not advising the public to consume less meat and dairy.
19 July 2023 Northern Ireland
Sucklers down 29% in ROI pathway to 2030
The 2030 target in the Republic of Ireland is to cut emissions 25%, when compared to 2018 levels.
19 July 2023 Northern Ireland