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Farming

Farming News from North Cork, South Tipperary, East Limerick and West Waterford.

ICMSA want assistance for older farmers re online applications

Speaking following a meeting with the Department of Agriculture, Food & Marine on the impending move of Basic Payment Scheme / Greening and Transfer...

IFA targets a major increase in live exports for 2018

Speaking at a recent Bord Bia Live Export seminar, the IFA National Livestock chairman Angus Woods said Ireland needs to target an additional 100,000...

Future direction of Irish agriculture to be discussed at AIB seminar...

The future direction and outlook for the Irish agricultural sector will be discussed by a number of key speakers on Monday, January 22 at...

Dairygold elects new Chairman

Dairygold, Ireland’s largest farmer-owned Co-Operative announced on Wednesday that John O’Gorman of Clogheen has been elected as its new chairman. Mr O’Gorman who has served...

CSO income estimate has to be wake-up call for next CAP...

IFA President Joe Healy has said that CSO estimate for farm income in 2017 points to mixed fortunes, with a significant improvement for dairy...

Farmers reminded of December 31 deadline for Nitrates Reporting

In 2016, over 40% of Cross Compliance fines related to farmers exceeding the 170kgs of N/hectare nitrates limit or the 250kgs of N/hectare limit...

Maurice helps farmers prepare for spring

Christmas is almost on our doorsteps which means the start of the busy farming season is just around the corner and Kilbehenny farmer Maurice...

IFA welcomes support scheme for renewable heat

IFA Renewables Chairman James Murphy, has welcomed Minister Naughten’s announcement on the National Support Scheme for Renewable Heat but has said that the priority for...

Extension of Nitrates Derogation ‘a huge boost’ to dairy farmers

ICMSA has welcomed the news that Ireland has secured an extension of four years on our Nitrates derogation. The President of the Association said that...

Smart Rural – CIT empowers rural communities to use mobile technology

Smart technology is leading the way in many sectors and in recent years, agriculture or agritech has seen major developments. In fact, Irish farmers...

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