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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.

MEPs give green light to CAP rule changes
The European Parliament plenary session has passed legislation aimed at introducing more flexibility and simplification in the administration of the Common Agricultural Policy.
By Thomas Hubert on 13 December 2017
Meteorologists need to understand better the impact of the weather on society, including farming, to include it in their forecast, this Tuesday's Future Weather conference was told.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 December 2017
The Government approved the much-awaited Support Scheme for Renewable Heat this week. How will it work and what benefits can farmers expect? We answer typical questions about the scheme.
By Thomas Hubert on 08 December 2017
The much-awaited RHI support scheme received the Government's green light at this week's cabinet meeting.
By Thomas Hubert on 07 December 2017
The remainder of the Basic Payment Scheme is now being paid to farmers, while advance BPS and ANC payments continue.
By Thomas Hubert on 07 December 2017
The EU scheme to fund rural community projects is finally gathering speed, with more than 500 approvals issued.
By Thomas Hubert on 07 December 2017
Horses escape unusual Co Laois farmyard fire
Firefighters called to a farm blaze overnight found that the bales burning in the shed did not contain the usual straw or hay.
By Thomas Hubert on 06 December 2017
Farmers and contractors on tax defaulters' list
The Revenue has published the names of taxpayers hit by fines or penalties in the last quarter, with a number of farmers and other agricultural professionals on the list.
By Thomas Hubert on 05 December 2017
Dairy prices halt fall at GDT auction
This Tuesday's Global Dairy Trade (GDT) sale resulted left the trading platform's dairy price index virtually unchanged.
By Thomas Hubert on 05 December 2017
Dairy drives 30% farm income jump – Teagasc
This year's average farm income surged passed the €30,000 mark but is expected to fall back slightly next year, according to Teagasc's new outlook.
By Thomas Hubert on 05 December 2017
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