Sunday Feature: Is burning of uplands a model for sustainable farming

Sunday Feature: Destructive Fires reflect failed management of uplands but they could be a model for sustainable farming

Boortmalt squeezing Ireland's maltings growers out of existence

Malting barley is a niche industry but market domination is driving farmers away

77% of farms could reduce pesticides costs without affecting output

A major new study has found that 77% of farms could drastically reduce their pesticide use without affecting productivity.

Spuds in Space!

Yep a new study is trying to see if we could grow potatoes on Mars. Tom Jordan has the latest on this sci fi spud story.

Opinion: Veganism may not be the enemy of dairy farmers

After recent news of cafes banning dairy milk use Tom Jordan takes a look at the vegan movement and the dairy industry here.

Sunday Feature: Country Life and the dawn of spring

Spring has come and Tom Jordan shares his thoughts on the wonderful season for this week's Sunday Feature.

Opinion: Brazilian meats scandal should benefit Irish farmers, but will it?

Tom Jordan shares his thoughts on the Brazilian meat scandal and how it might just help Irish farmers if we act quickly.

Sunday Feature: Safety of Glyphosate is still in doubt, despite ECHA findings

Tom Jordan shares his thoughts on the latest glyphosate ruling and what it really means.

Opinion: The scum of the Earth - Vulture funds are entering Irish farming

Vulture funds are making in roads into Irish farming and things are about to change for the worse. Tom Jordan takes a look.

TF Investigation: Wind Developers pushing aside vulnerable community in Kerry & causing environmental damage

A wind farm development in Kerry is raising concerns for turf men, water security and a project that’s much bigger than local residents first thought.

€2m Fish Pass needed in Fermoy to save Blackwater Salmon

Tom Jordan reports on the problems facing salmon in Cork's Blackwater river.

Analysis: Foodwise 2025 confined to the scrapheap; Department recommends Post-Brexit Strategies in new report

Tom Jordan provides some key analysis into the FoodWise 2025 report and the recommendations from the Dail committee on Agriculture.

Wind Objectors Can Appeal to Europe as TD laments “cloak and dagger” approach

Tom Jordan reports on the latest happenings to a Court challenge to a proposed wind farm In Tipperary.

The Humanitarian impact of World Trade on Farmers

Farmers in Ireland and across Europe are operating high-cost systems but when the food comes to market it is under-priced. How is this so?

Hill farming will become a thing of past without action conference hears

Hill farming is at risk of going the way of the dodo without new locally lead environmental schemes being introduce to make farmers lives easier a conference has heard.

“We were conned.” New hen harrier scheme will not redress land valuation losses for affected farmers

Farmers were made promises that land designated under hen harrier protection zones would be compensated for any loss in the value of their land. That hasn't happened as Tom Jordan has found out.

Opinion: Tillage farmers must brace themselves for a stormy future

The Tillage Crisis is over but the battle for aid still rages on and has raised questions about the future of the sector itself. Tom Jordan shares his thoughts

Sunday Feature: Does Ireland have a real Climate change strategy?

Ireland has the ability to be a climate change leader but are we doing enough? Tom Jordan takes a look in this week's Sunday Feature.