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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.

There was palpable interest from commercial businesses for renewable energy sources reliant on farmers' land and inputs at this Wednesday's Bioenergy Future conference.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 February 2018
The budget available for a new scheme expected to unlock investment in farm-based renewable energy was announced as part of the National Development Plan.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 February 2018
Regardless of agreement on customs and tariffs, different food standards between the UK and the EU would lead to a hard border around Ireland, Minister Creed has warned.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 February 2018
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: suckler Dáil motion and fuel prices
In the news today, Wednesday 21 February: after a frosty start to the morning, TDs are set to discuss a motion on suckler supports while diesel prices drop unevenly across the country.
By Thomas Hubert on 20 February 2018
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: quad safety, Stirling bull sales and GDT
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from today, 20 February 2018.
By Thomas Hubert on 20 February 2018
FG and FF clash over 'cynical' suckler motion
Fine Gael TD Pat Deering has criticised a Fianna Fáil motion calling for increased support for suckler farmers, with both parties referencing the current Save Our Sucklers campaign.
By Thomas Hubert on 20 February 2018
Industry opposes carbon tax before Oireachtas agriculture committee
Representatives of farmers and processors favoured efforts to store carbon and produce renewable energy on Irish farms rather than tax their greenhouse gas emissions.
By Thomas Hubert on 20 February 2018
Farmer's death shows quads should have roll bars – coroner
The inquest into a farmer's fatal quad accident last year has led to safety recommendations.
By Thomas Hubert on 20 February 2018
EU considers plan to boost protein crops
The European Commission is seeking backing from farmers and member states' governments to drive the production of protein feeds within the EU.
By Thomas Hubert on 20 February 2018
Genetics research links cattle size to DNA
A global study on the links between genes and cattle size is the first step towards technologies that could predict animal traits, Teagasc geneticists have said.
By Thomas Hubert on 20 February 2018
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