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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.

Products already checked for issues such as food safety between the UK and the EU shouldn't face a daunting re-approval process on Brexit day, but the two sides disagree on some important details.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 August 2017
Hay shed goes on fire in Co Offaly
Ferbane and Birr Fire Brigades attend a hay barn fire near Banagher, Co Offaly on Monday morning.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 August 2017
Knowledge Transfer deadline extended again
Farmers have until midnight this Wednesday to complete the requirements of the Knowledge Transfer (KT) scheme.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 August 2017
Weekly weather: rain to continue most of the week
Apart from some southern areas, broken weather including heavy rains is expected to continue until Thursday.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 August 2017
Dairy farm open day with a charity twist
Co Cork dairy farmers Peter and Paula Hynes are holding an open day this Tuesday to show their progress since starting up seven years ago and raise funds for two charities.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 August 2017
Irish ploughmen dominate European championship
Irish contestants claimed the three top spots at this weekend's European Ploughing Federation championship in Diessenhofen, Switzerland.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 August 2017
Insect burgers hit Swiss supermarket shelves
The Swiss retailer Coop will start selling burgers and meatballs made of worms on Monday, introducing insects into the fresh food aisle for the first time in Europe.
By Thomas Hubert on 17 August 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: investment drive and KT backlog
In the news today, Thursday 17 August: farmers invest massively, live exports keep demand up for weanlings, the Knowledge Transfer deadline looms and new fixed milk price schemes are announced.
By Thomas Hubert on 16 August 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: Brexit, Leaving Cert and wind farm case
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, 16 August 2017.
By Thomas Hubert on 16 August 2017
Thomas Hubert estimates the probability of key measures to expect from the EU's next Common Agricultural Policy.
By Thomas Hubert on 17 August 2017
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