Editorial: Chinese dragon roars for Irish beef – but who will benefit?
Minister Creed and Bord Bia need to use their position of influence to shape the strategy for Irish beef in the Chinese market while farmers at home need machines to cope with Irish conditions.
Brexit: we should pause and get it right rather than rush and get it wrong
Perhaps at this point rather than rush a deal, it would be in the best interests of all parties to draw breath and simply ask the question: why rush this? Justin McCarthy writes.
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.
Editorial: make or break budget for suckler farmers
Ignoring the economic challenges facing the sector will send a very clear message to farmers.