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Amy Forde
Amy Forde

News correspondent

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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.

Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: waste tyres and milk prices
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, 13 December 2017.
By Amy Forde on 13 December 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: fodder, GLAS and sheep
In the news today, 14 December 2017; fodder stock survey reveals a deeply worrying scenario, GLAS IT issues and sheep worrying.
By Amy Forde on 13 December 2017
Target more inspections at waste tyres and food waste – EPA
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called on local authorities to target inspections to improve air quality and the management of waste tyres and food waste.
By Amy Forde on 13 December 2017
The Department of Agriculture's expenditure at the end of November was behind profile by €128.5m, the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, has said.
By Amy Forde on 13 December 2017
Supports for 2018 BVD eradication unchanged
The supports available to farmers for 2018 for the eradication of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) will remain the same as they were in 2017.
By Amy Forde on 13 December 2017
Sheep and goat census forms on the way to farmers
Census forms are making their way to sheep and goat farmers for the annual sheep and goat census.
By Amy Forde on 13 December 2017
Payments under the Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP) are to begin to issue in the coming days.
By Amy Forde on 14 December 2017
The Department of Agriculture has no plans to reopen the Early Retirement Scheme, but Macra says that there should be a retirement scheme in place linked to farm partnerships.
By Amy Forde on 14 December 2017
Consumers who think that they are buying Irish should take a second look, the IFA warns in its new labelling awareness campaign. Amy Forde reports.
By Amy Forde on 14 December 2017
Earlier this year, three herds were removed from the ICBF's whole herd performance recording programme after questions were raised over the birth dates of calves.
By Amy Forde on 14 December 2017
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