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.
The latest data from the EU Milk Market Observatory (MMO) show that a further 1,011t of SMP was placed in the measure last week.
A new Teagasc report has found that there are vast differences in the competitiveness of Irish beef and dairy systems compared to their EU and international counterparts.
By Amy Forde on 26 April 2017
Some 75% of the land in Ireland is designated as having a natural constraint and 95,000 farmers avail of payments from the scheme.
Niall Browne, chief executive of Dawn Meats, and Jim Woulfe, Dairygold CEO, have said that both companies are investing in the UK.
It is one year to the day since Joe Healy was elected president of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA).
More than 600 farmers have travelled to Goffs to hear EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan address the issue.
In the region of 600 people are to attend today’s Irish Farmers Association (IFA) event in Goffs, Co Kildare, Brexit: the imperatives for Irish farmers and the agri-food sector.
A decision will be made on glyphosate on Wednesday of this week by the European Commission.
The Department of Agriculture's one-on-one Basic Payment Scheme application clinics continue this week.
By Amy Forde on 21 April 2017