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Thomas Hubert
Thomas Hubert

News correspondent

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Thomas Hubert is a journalist based in Co Meath. He first worked for the Irish Farmers Journal as a student intern in 2001 and won the Young Agricultural Journalist Award that year. He has been reporting for the newspaper and website ever since, whether from his native France, here in Ireland or from places as far flung as the Democratic Republic of Congo. He studied at Sciences Po, Paris, Dublin City University and Institut Pratique de Journalisme, Paris.

While the position in official circles is to warn against the approaching Brexit disaster, many at a recent busy sale at Station Road Mart in Cootehill, Co Cavan, played down the risk.
By Thomas Hubert on 23 June 2017
Those who depend on Northern Ireland farmers for their livelihood in the border region are more worried about the UK’s farm policy after CAP than hard borders or exchange rates.
By Thomas Hubert on 23 June 2017
One year on from the Brexit referendum, machinery and contracting businesses in the border area still don't know what changes to expect in customs, taxes and diesel rules.
By Thomas Hubert on 23 June 2017
A group of business people and farmers in the border region are calling for a special status allowing Northern Ireland to be effectively both in the UK and the EU after Brexit.
By Thomas Hubert on 23 June 2017
A maize shortage and land ownership tensions are at the centre of the competition between candidates for Kenya’s August presidential election. Thomas Hubert reports from Nairobi.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 June 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: farmer shot and tillage crisis fund
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from today, Friday 16 June 2017.
By Thomas Hubert on 16 June 2017
The health agency that classified glyphosate as "probably carcinogenic" could have made a different finding if existing research data had been published, a Reuters investigation has revealed.
By Thomas Hubert on 16 June 2017
174 farmers receive GLAS payments
The Department of Agriculture has released another weekly batch of delayed GLAS payments.
By Thomas Hubert on 16 June 2017
Dawn and Dunbia notify merger to competition watchdog
Dawn Meats and Dunbia have notified the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) of their proposed deal.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 June 2017
NI greenhouse gas emissions increased in 2015
Despite international and European climate change obligations, greenhouse gas emissions have increased in Northern Ireland, with agriculture the main emitter.
By Thomas Hubert on 16 June 2017
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