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Vital funds allocated to support fodder crisis

Over four million euro has been allocated to a new fodder import support measure, it has been announced by Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael TD, Deputy Peter Burke. This measure is being introduced to reduce the cost to farmers of imported forage (hay, silage, haylage, alfalfa) from outside the island of Ireland.

Robot sub and seabed maps help Marine Institute discover strange new reefs off west coast

Scientists from the Marine Institute have discovered cold water coral reefs at previously unexplored depths off the west coast. The findings came about as part of the latest expedition at the furthest reaches of Irish waters.

Farmers urged to use best practice when spraying pesticides

Exceedances in pesticides have been detected in drinking water sources in Mayo and as a result Irish Water working in partnership with Mayo County Council and the National Pesticides and Drinking Water Action Group (NPDWAG) is appealing to farmers and other users of pesticides to follow the guidelines when applying these substances to their lands.

Forestry: The often over-looked ‘safe investment’

Throughout the years there have been many so called “safe investments”. However, forestry seems to have been overlooked by many until now.

Forestry: The often over-looked ‘safe investment’

Throughout the years there have been many so called “safe investments”. However, forestry seems to have been overlooked by many until now.

A safe investment in forestry

Over the years there have been many so called “safe investments”, however forestry seems to have been overlooked by many as a safe investment until now. Forestry is an important asset to our country, for both financial and climatic reasons, and the Government has recognised this.

Rabbitte demands action over fodder crisis in Galway

The on-going fodder crisis in Galway is an “emergency situation” with “fodder reserves are rapidly running out”, leading a Galway East TD to demand the Government “urgently” introduce “measures to alleviate the growing pressure” on farmers.

Clinic planned for Westmeath farmers applying for BPS Scheme

A clinic will be held to help Westmeath farmers with their online applications for the Basic Payment Scheme, Fine Gael councillor Tom Farrell confirmed this week.

Advice clinic for Westmeath farmers

A clinic will be held in the Mullingar Park Hotel from 4pm to 7:30pm on Tuesday, May 1 to help Westmeath farmers with their online applications for the Basic Payment Scheme.

Farmers need help moving online, says Murphy

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy has called on the Minister for Agriculture to roll out a series of planned Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) clinics in a bid to help farmers make the transition to online applications.

 

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