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‘I had to hit it down since we was fearful of it’ – Mica impact on Donegal pig farm

“My aged use residence for a sows – we had to hit it down because we was fearful of it,” pronounced Donegal pig farmer, Jimmy Mooney, describing his existence of a ongoing mica calamity in Donegal. Thousands of homes, open buildings and “hundreds of farmers’” sheds and outbuildings have depressed tainted to poor petrify blocks […]

NI peatland plan proposes payments for swamp restoration

Future land supervision schemes could compensate landowners to say peatland by low-impact tillage methods. The Northern Ireland Peatland Strategy 2021-2040 Consultation Document summarized a array of 41 priority actions to be implemented within a subsequent 20 years to revive and strengthen a region’s bogs. One of a priorities was to rise land supervision schemes that […]

No ‘special arrangements’ for cultivation in possibly of NI’s Climate Change Bills

There are to be no ‘special arrangements’ finished for cultivation in possibly of a dual Climate Change Bills now going by Stormont, a Agriculture Committee has heard. Colin Breen, DAERA’s executive of environmental policy, explained it would be “too complex” to make allowances for one attention though not others, as he gave justification on a […]