Emissions targets will be discussed at a meeting of the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee later.
Meanwhile farmers are warning that agreement on a 30 percent reduction would come at an unacceptable cost, and put livelihoods at risk.
President of the Irish Farmers Association, Tim Cullinan, says the help currently being offered by the Government is not adequate.
"We are hearing now that solar panels and anaerobic digestion will make up for farmers trying to achieve the 30%," he continued.
"But that is not the case, there are two separate scenarios here.
"Farmers are absolutely willing and want to engage in renewable energies
"But the problem is, there is no money on the table.