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Concrete policy changes expected from new women in agriculture event
Rachel Donovan
The National Dialogue on Women in Agriculture will take place in Portlaoise on St Brigid's Day of next year.
24 November 2022 News
€12/ewe makes a 'mockery' of new sheep scheme - ICSA
The ICSA has said that Minister McConalogue has let sheep farmers down in the recently announced Sheep Improvement Scheme.
23 November 2022 Dealer
Is public consultation just a charade?
Is the concept of stakeholder consultation being demeaned by the current Government?
Food Vision emissions proposals ‘downright delusional’
The ICMSA has come out strongly against reducing emissions by cutting output, as it suggests the Food Vision reports will do.
23 November 2022 News
Gerry Boyle: Food Vision Dairy Group recommendations need substantial investment
The Food Vision Dairy Group's approach focused on identifying least cost solutions to achieving the 2030 sectoral target, writes Gerry Boyle.
16 November 2022 Opinion
Almost €1m in funds allocated to two tillage research projects
The projects will focus on the breeding of more diverse barley and wheat in Ireland.
14 November 2022 News
Delivering Food Vision 2030 cost Department almost €200,000
The Irish Farmers Journal has queried the Department of Agriculture on how much it pays those chairing its policy groups.
2 November 2022 News
Views sought for new horticulture strategy
In 2021, the sector had a turnover of €521m and directly employed over 6,600 people.
1 November 2022 News
‘Vital that suckler farming is kept going’ - ICSA
The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association suggested that as suckler numbers have already fallen, the herd can’t be blamed when it comes to climate targets.
24 October 2022 News
Bord Bia developing new quality assurance standard
There are 55,000 farmers in Bord Bia’s quality assurance schemes.
19 October 2022 News
Balanced vision is needed in food debate
Rightly farmers get really frustrated when they see our food and farming sector portrayed in an unbalanced manner, often with no context or with no recognition for the significant ongoing investment.
19 October 2022 Viewpoints
Two misunderstandings about climate change - Prof Gerry Boyle
It’s important that farmers understand what counts and what doesn’t.
19 October 2022 Viewpoints