Editorial: Budget 2019 – a step in the right direction
Justin McCarthy looks at Budget 2019 and what it means for Irish farmers, the cost of drought on the Greenfield Farm and food production needs in the face of climate change.
Time to plan for the worst as Brexit reality bites
It is time to tell farmers what tools will be put in place to support their incomes – not from 29 March but in the coming weeks as the volatile political environment creates currency shocks.
Editorial: time to get farmers more focused on grass
With greater flexibility promised as part of CAP 2020, we should look at how we can use funds to finally unlock the potential of our grazing system.
Editorial: reinforcing the grass-fed message
In this week's editorial, Justin McCarthy compares the Irish and New Zealand sectors and looks at the penalties issued to factories by the Department.