ammonia

Defra/UKRI funds project to reduce the environmental impact of ammonia emissions from livestock

Defra/UKRI funds project to reduce the environmental impact of ammonia emissions from livestock

A new project to reduce the environmental impact of ammonia emissions from livestock has been awarded £600k funding from the Department...

November 1, 2021

Northern Ireland’s new ammonia action plan to focus on actions that will achieve the most quickest

Northern Ireland’s new ammonia action plan to focus on actions that will achieve the most quickest

A document outlining key measures to tackle ammonia, which is likely to change the shape of Northern Irish farming, is...

March 26, 2021

SES fails to respond to Agriculture Committee summons

SES fails to respond to Agriculture Committee summons

Staff at an influential Stormont committee have said it has been “difficult” to get responses from an environmental planning quango...

February 19, 2021

Grants to be made available for farmers to prepare for new ammonia permitting rules

Grants to be made available for farmers to prepare for new ammonia permitting rules

Farmers should prepare for significant changes when it comes to ammonia emissions after Farming Minister Victoria Prentis announced plans to...

February 10, 2021

‘Entirely illogical’: Poots defends decision to intervene over SES ammonia limits

‘Entirely illogical’: Poots defends decision to intervene over SES ammonia limits

Minister Poots has defended his decision to intervene over agricultural planning issues in Northern Ireland. Shared Environmental Services (SES), a...

September 25, 2020

Online seminar series to examine the science behind NI’s ammonia woes

Online seminar series to examine the science behind NI’s ammonia woes

A series of three lunchtime webinars will explore the science behind Northern Ireland’s agricultural woes with ammonia. Run by the...

September 18, 2020

NI Agriculture Minister and agri committee chairman visit Antrim farms and bogland

NI Agriculture Minister and agri committee chairman visit Antrim farms and bogland

Northern Ireland’s agriculture minister and agriculture committee chairman made good on promises to meet with farmers to discuss solutions to...

August 12, 2020

Calls for Northern Ireland environmental planning quango to be disbanded

Calls for Northern Ireland environmental planning quango to be disbanded

Ulster Farmers’ Union president Victor Chesnutt has called for an environmental planning quango, which effectively stalled agricultural planning applications in...

August 8, 2020

Poots rejects ammonia threshold at the centre of NI’s agricultural planning row

Poots rejects ammonia threshold at the centre of NI’s agricultural planning row

Northern Ireland’s Minister of Agriculture Edwin Poots has refused to accept a decision made by an environmental quango to lower...

August 5, 2020

New code published to encourage NI farmers to reduce ammonia emissions

New code published to encourage NI farmers to reduce ammonia emissions

Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has published extensive guide into how the region’s farmers can...

May 18, 2019

Applications open for Dutch ammonia solutions study trip

Applications open for Dutch ammonia solutions study trip

Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture is offering 16 dairy farmers the opportunity to travel to the Netherlands to learn about...

April 26, 2019

UFU: ‘Genuine partnerships needed to tackle ammonia’

UFU: ‘Genuine partnerships needed to tackle ammonia’

Genuine working partnerships must be at the heart of any plans to tackle ammonia in Northern Ireland, according to the...

December 28, 2018

UFU: ‘Genuine partnerships needed to tackle ammonia’

UFU: ‘Genuine partnerships needed to tackle ammonia’

Genuine working partnerships must be at the heart of any plans to tackle ammonia in Northern Ireland, according to the...

December 26, 2018

New calculator to show how farmers can mitigate ammonia emissions

New calculator to show how farmers can mitigate ammonia emissions

A new online calculator and guidance has been developed to help farmers and others to design woodlands to capture airborne...

December 11, 2018

£3 million support scheme launched to reduce farming’s ammonia emissions

£3 million support scheme launched to reduce farming’s ammonia emissions

A new team of experts officially start today to help farmers reduce ammonia emissions from agriculture. The £3 million Catchment...

September 18, 2018

Netherlands insights could reduce UK ammonia emissions

Netherlands insights could reduce UK ammonia emissions

British farmers and industry experts visited the Netherlands to learn how on-farm changes have helped the country reduce its ammonia...

September 5, 2018

Calls for ‘joined-up’ approach to ammonia reduction

Calls for ‘joined-up’ approach to ammonia reduction

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has called for a ‘joined-up’ approach to reduce ammonia in response to Defra’s Clean Air...

August 15, 2018

Farmers For Action walk out of Ammonia Stakeholder Forum

Farmers For Action walk out of Ammonia Stakeholder Forum

A Northern Ireland farm lobby group has said that a number of “intolerable” issues and “lack of independent advice” have caused...

August 1, 2018