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Amy Forde
Amy Forde

News correspondent



Amy Forde has been appointed as a News Correspondent with the Irish Farmers Journal. Amy previously worked as a journalist at Agriland for two years, where she covered a range of news topics. She has an Arts degree from NUI Galway as well as an MA in Journalism and Media Communications from Griffith College Dublin. Hailing from Co Galway, she is interested in all things sport and plays camogie with Good Counsel GAA club in Dublin.

20 Brazilian meat export plants banned by EU
Member States have voted to delist 20 Brazilian meat establishments from exporting meat to the EU.
By Amy Forde on 19 April 2018
Make crop choices that best suit the situation for three-crop rule - Department
The Department of Agriculture is awaiting formal approval from the European Commission for the Irish derogation to the three-crop rule.
By Amy Forde on 23 April 2018
Now that Ireland has cleared the final hurdle for beef access to China, access for sheepmeat looks set to be next on the cards for the Department of Agriculture.
By Amy Forde on 22 April 2018
Man dies following Cavan farm accident
A man in his 70s has died following a farm accident in Cavan.
By Amy Forde on 22 April 2018
CAP viewed as obvious target for cuts in EU budget – Hogan
Phil Hogan has said that in many quarters the Common Agricultural Policy is viewed as the obvious target for cuts in the next EU budget.
By Amy Forde on 20 April 2018
Farmer injured in accident with beet chopper
A farmer has been injured after he was involved in an accident with a beet chopper.
By Amy Forde on 20 April 2018
The back payments are owed to farmers as a result of a European Court of Justice judgement on miscalculated levies.
By Amy Forde on 20 April 2018
Eradication of ash dieback in Ireland 'no longer considered feasible'
A public consultation has been launched on the policy response to ash dieback disease.
By Amy Forde on 20 April 2018
Aurivo and LacPatrick fail to meet environmental standards - EPA
Sites belonging to Aurivo, LacPatrick and Rosderra Meats have all failed to meet environmental standards, according to the EPA.
By Amy Forde on 20 April 2018
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: Silage '18 and feed demand
In the news today, Thursday 19 April; silage will be cut and baled at Shannon Airport today, feed mills remain under pressure and burned land penalties halve.
By Amy Forde on 19 April 2018
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