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Thomas Hubert
Thomas Hubert

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thubert@farmersjournal.ie


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.

Calor Gas, a major supplier of energy to rural Ireland, is now selling a renewable fuel sourced from agri-food by-products, but it is imported for the time being.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 April 2018
There have been industry calls for an overhaul of access rules to mart lairage and penning areas after a farmer was seriously injured in Co Leitrim.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 April 2018
Drier and warmer weather is on the way, but drying conditions will remain poor as cloud cover hangs around the country.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 April 2018
Beyond new criteria on climate, soil and terrain, the redrawing of areas eligible to the Areas of Natural Constraint scheme can be "fine-tuned" if countries have enough data to show farm handicaps.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 April 2018
Ornua's purchase price (PPI) index fell by nearly 5% last month, before European markets picked up in April.
By Thomas Hubert on 18 April 2018
The Irish Sheep Shearers Association has replaced the All-Ireland and All-Nations Sheep Shearing and Woolhandling Championships due to take place in June with a circuit competition.
By Thomas Hubert on 11 April 2018
Trade negotiations with South American countries are due to resume later this month.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 April 2018
A once-off buffer of additional fodder is necessary to deal with bad years, according to the latest advice from Moorepark.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 April 2018
Trade negotiations with South American countries are due to resume later this month.
By Thomas Hubert on 11 April 2018
Lakeland opens two new fodder collection points
Lakeland Dairies is opening fodder points at two further collection depots in Longford and Lough Egish, Co Monaghan, this Wednesday
By Thomas Hubert on 11 April 2018
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