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Editorial Opinion and Comments

All the latest opinion and comments on the Irish agricultural industry from the Farmers Journal editorial team.
The French have long had a policy of blocking foreign takeovers of important, domestic companies.
By Matt Dempsey on 27 July 2017
We had a small amount of seed winter barley which we finished on the Tuesday just ahead of the threatened thunderstorms.
By Matt Dempsey on 20 July 2017
Those who calmly assess where their comparative advantage lies and develop accordingly, should be able to ride out most storms in bad times and do well on average.
By Matt Dempsey on 20 July 2017
Davis is one of a growing field of candidates for the Tory leadership whenever Theresa May gets the gold watch.
By Colm McCarthy on 20 July 2017
I don’t think I have ever had a crop as dense and high.
By Matt Dempsey on 13 July 2017
Ireland’s climate is ideal for more than just data centres.
By Matt Dempsey on 13 July 2017
The danger is that China, and other fast-growing middle-income countries, will prove less willing to bear the burden if the USA is seen to shirk its obligations.
By Colm McCarthy on 12 July 2017
Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan: making the CAP fit
Following a meeting between INHFA farmers and Commission officials on land eligibility for CAP payments, Luke 'Ming' Flanagan has said that the solution to the issue lies not in Brussels but at home.
By Contributor on 10 July 2017
Markets and weather dominate my thoughts on the tillage side.
By Matt Dempsey on 06 July 2017
Trading arrangements – it will be a long time before we are going to have real clarity.
By Matt Dempsey on 06 July 2017
Only a decision by the UK to reverse the referendum result and stay in the EU would keep Britain, including Northern Ireland, inside the CAP framework.
By Colm McCarthy on 06 July 2017
Former Taoiseach John Bruton outlines the permutations of ongoing Brexit negotiations.
By Contributor on 06 July 2017
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