Irish Farmers Journal
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Peter Varley joined the Farmers Journal in September 2012, contributing to the publication in the livestock, property and business sections. Peter holds an Honours Degree in Food and Agri Business Management from UCD and plans to undertake a masters in grassland production for beef herds. The title of his masters is “Identification of the maximum production potential of grassland to increase profitability on Irish beef farms on a national and regional basis".
A total of 8,000 farmers are still awaiting GLAS payment, while the deadline for the forestry windblow scheme is fast approaching.
There are still thousands of farmers waiting for GLAS and AEOS payments despite countrywide protests last week.