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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.

Coveney and Varadkar's manifestos: what's in them for farmers?
The two contenders for Fine Gael leader and Taoiseach have published their policy priorities, with hints of what they would do for farmers.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 May 2017
Arla cuts UK milk price
Following a cut in the Scandinavian co-op's milk price last month, the price paid to its British suppliers is now following suit.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 May 2017
JBS executives in €62m corruption plea bargain
Top executives at the Brazilian meat giant JBS have negotiated fines with prosecutors investigating corruption in exchange for information.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 May 2017
US leads machinery market recovery
European machinery sales are expected to bounce back after a slow first quarter, while US leader John Deere reports strong growth in North America.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 May 2017
Glenilen Farm yoghurt hits Sainsbury's UK shelves
Co Cork farm-based dairy processor Glenilen Farm has announced that its yoghurt is now listed by the UK's second-largest supermarket chain.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 May 2017
EU pig prices no longer rising
Prices reported by the European Commission this week point to an end in the rise observed since the start of this year.
By Thomas Hubert on 19 May 2017
Farmers most likely to hide mental health problems – survey
A survey of Irish people's attitudes to mental health problems showed farmers were also more likely to delay seeking help because of stigma.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 May 2017
The Irish Co-operative Organisation society held its AGM in Portlaoise this Friday, with governance and management training for co-op boards remaining a priority.
By Thomas Hubert on 19 May 2017
Map: how many tractors in your county?
Figures released by the Department of Transport show the number of tractors currently licensed in each county.
By Thomas Hubert on 19 May 2017
Popular Simmental bull has most orders off the Gene Ireland panel
Figures published by the ICBF show the top five most popular bulls on the Gene Ireland panel of beef bulls to date this year.
By Thomas Hubert on 19 May 2017
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