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Articles Tagged ‘Smart Farming programme’

IFA Smart Farming programme aims to save €250,000 in 2017


Smart Farming, the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA)-led cost savings programme, will work with more than 1,000 farmers across 50 discussion groups, purchasing groups and IFA branches in 2017. Farmers who take part in Smart Farming save an average of €5,000 per year, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions from their farms by seven to 10 per cent, according to the IFA.

PAC International Conference


The PAC Ireland International Conference will take place on February 2, 2018, in the Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny.

Smart farming exceeds savings target by 74%


The publication of the first Smart Farming progress report shows a significant overshoot of targets for improving farm returns and enhancing the environment, marking a very successful 12 months for the programme, according to the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) which is leading this voluntary initiative in conjunction with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).