In this week’s episode, local farmer Dermot Heaney tells us how he managed to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions being emitted from his dairy farm in Co. Meath while still maintaining profitability and productivity through taking part in the Teagasc Signpost Advisory Programme.


Climate Action and Sustainability Advisor with Teagasc, Méabh O’Hagan has some more information about the programme itself and how farmers across all enterprises can avail of the free advisory service.


Farmers can sign up for the Signpost Advisory Programme on the Teagasc website here.


Meanwhile, the deadline for Louth County Council’s “Louth in Bloom” annual environmental competition is fast approaching!


But don’t worry, Paula Gribben, from the council’s social and community office, has all the information you need to submit an entry before next Monday.


The competition, now in its fourth year, aims to recognise and honour the individuals, businesses and organisations that have made outstanding contributions to enhancing Louth’s natural beauty and creating inviting spaces.

Entries can be submitted via Louth County Council’s online portal here.