Northern Ireland
New UK government pressed on farm budget
Peter McCann
Following Labour’s election win last week, the party’s spokespeople for environment and agriculture were appointed as ministers in the new government.
3 July 2024 Viewpoints
EU political nervousness on show
Of more concern right now to the EU is what might be happening in the US and closer to home in France.
3 July 2024 Letters
Grange open day - farmer feedback
From the very first stand, we were again faced with the dire environmental consequences of our current farming methods - name and details with the editor.
Bigger CAP budget needed for EU's food security goals - ICMSA
Denis Drennan has welcomed a reference to food security in the EU's new five-year strategy statement.
3 July 2024 News
Wojciechowski puts down marker for next CAP
The present European Commission may have an end-of-term feeling, but it can still have influence on its successors.
28 June 2024 News
No room for complacency on bird flu, IFA warns
The IFA dairy chair told the Irish Farmers Journal that he believes there is minimal risk for dairy herds here, while the poultry chair expressed concern about cross-species contamination.
19 June 2024 News
University of Galway partners with UN FAO on research and education
Partnership creates opportunity to foster education, research and innovation for food systems transformations for zero hunger and climate resilient food systems.
14 June 2024 News
Lack of food shortages to blame for emissions focus on livestock, says FAO chief
We need to provide more with less and we need innovation and technology, the boss of the Food and Agriculture Organisation has said. Claire McCormack reports.
12 June 2024 News
President calls for shift away from over-reliance on chemical farm inputs
The President was critical of food waste and rising obesity in the developed world when billions remain malnourished.
7 June 2024 News
Food security does not mean full self-sufficiency - Commission
A high-level briefing from the EU Commission acknowledged the challenge for European farmers, and said that agriculture is a priority issue for the EU in external trade negotiations.
5 June 2024 News
Three big farming issues facing the MEPs Ireland elects
CAP, food security and environmental issues are likely to be the dominant farming issues for the next European Parliament.
1 June 2024 l2
Meet the candidates in the Ireland South constituency
It’s a crowded field in the South constituency, so we have put questions to the prominent farming candidates across the main farming issues. Pat O’Toole reports.
15 May 2024 News