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How the Government will change your farm to tackle climate change

Drive for ‘climate-neutral economy’ by 2050 is going to have a big impact on individual farmers

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LESS is more: The Govrnment wants 60pc of all slurry to be applied by low-emissions spreading by 2022; 80pc by 2025; and 90pc by 2027

LESS is more: The Govrnment wants 60pc of all slurry to be applied by low-emissions spreading by 2022; 80pc by 2025; and 90pc by 2027

LESS is more: The Govrnment wants 60pc of all slurry to be applied by low-emissions spreading by 2022; 80pc by 2025; and 90pc by 2027

The Government last week announced its most radical plan to reduce the environmental footprint of Irish farms.

It comes after the Programme for Government, and the recently published Climate Action Amendment Bill 2020, sets outs the objective to achieve a ‘climate neutral economy’ which balances emissions and removals within the State by the end of 2050 and in subsequent years.


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