Farm life is relatively straightforward at the moment. The cows are getting a combination of hay, silage or straw over a week. It sounds more complicated than it actually is. They get a bale of silage in front of them, which usually lasts a pen four to five days and […]

Two students from St Brogan’s College, Bandon, tell Tommy Moyles that Irish farmers don’t know enough about producing low emissions beef but they are open to learning. Sarah Teape and Alison Darcy have carried out extensive research into the attitudes of farmers towards climate action and their knowledge of low-emission […]

Some of the broader aspects of the next CAP were announced by the Taoiseach and Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalouge ahead of the October bank holiday. It offered some bit of clarity and came days after the details of carbon budgets, which are targeting emission cuts in the region of […]