Amy Forde has been appointed as a News Correspondent with the Irish Farmers Journal. Amy previously worked as a journalist at Agriland for two years, where she covered a range of news topics. She has an Arts degree from NUI Galway as well as an MA in Journalism and Media Communications from Griffith College Dublin. Hailing from Co Galway, she is interested in all things sport and plays camogie with Good Counsel GAA club in Dublin.
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, 18 August 2017.
The deadline for completion and submission of data relating to the farm improvement plan and animal health measures is midnight 21 August under the KT Programme.
Despite the outcome of the Brexit referendum last year, the Government only allocated €2m in additional funding to Bord Bia in the 2017 budget, according to Fianna Fáil.
For the first time, there is a coherent voice from the UK cabinet on the fact that they’ve identified the need for a transitional arrangement post-Brexit, Minister Michael Creed has said.