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Bord Bia quality assurance scheme ‘fundamentally wrong’ – Naughten
Barry Murphy
Independent TD Denis Naughten was highly critical of Minister McConalogue's inability to provide clear quality assurance data for Irish beef.
7 September 2021 News
Family successors should act now to avail of nursing home farm relief - Naughten
Every week a family delays in being able to avail of the new relief, a further charge of 0.14% will be placed against the capital value of the family farm.
1 September 2021 Opinion
Colm McCarthy: agriculture in the firing line
Ireland takes the rap for its success in food export markets, but also for imported oil and coal.
Opinion: pointless to shift emissions to another part of the globe
Denis Naughten, former Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, reacts to the revelation that Brazil is planning to add 24m cattle to its national herd, while Ireland plans to cut its herd.
20 August 2021 News
Fair Deal changes still debated
The changes have been much anticipated by farm families depending on the nursing home scheme.
14 July 2021 News
Fair Deal changes need to come before Dáil recess – IFA
The changes to legislation have been long awaited and many farm families are depending on them.
13 July 2021 News
Not backdating fair deal could lead to legal challenge – Naughten
The nursing home bill is due to go through the final stages in the Dáil this week.
13 July 2021 News
One carcase grading machine found inaccurate in 2021
The Minister for Agriculture has stated that Department inspectors have reported only one instance where an automated carcase grading machine was found to have been operating inaccurately.
7 July 2021 News
Has the Department thrown in the towel on climate change - Naughten
The Independent TD has questioned the relatively small amount of money being invested in discovering ways to reduce emissions without culling the national herd.
23 June 2021 News
Naughten to seek amendment to climate law
The former climate minister will seek to amend the law later this year.
19 June 2021 News
Naughten to seek separate treatment for biogenic methane
The Dáil passed the Climate Action Bill on Wednesday, with just 10 TDs opposing it.
17 June 2021 News
Farmers want a fair climate bill, not a free pass – Naughten
We need the new climate bill to work for farmers, not make them feel guilty for the work they do, writes Independent TD Roscommon-Galway and former Minister for Climate Action Denis Naughten.
19 May 2021 News