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Was a Budget-day fiasco avoided at the Ploughing?
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Intense discussions in Rathensika might have fixed a problem that would have excluded most farmers from the energy support scheme
23 September 2022 News
Period of cheap food ‘going to change’ – Varadkar
The Irish Farmers Journal spoke to Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin representatives for their views on rising grocery price at this week’s Ploughing.
22 September 2022 News
Farmers ‘performing better’ than other sectors on emissions – Varadkar
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar discussed climate change targets for farmers at the National Ploughing Championships on Wednesday.
Ploughing 2022: rain in the morning to clear to sunshine for day three
Some 115,500 people attended day two of the National Ploughing Championships, a new record daily attendance for organisers.
22 September 2022 News
Fears mount farmers will be excluded from energy scheme
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar confirmed to the Irish Farmers Journal that an energy scheme for farm businesses will “help with electricity bills” in the coming months.
21 September 2022 News
No inheritance tax rise for farmers – Varadkar
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says farmers should be able to inherit land without a “huge tax bill”.
21 September 2022 News
Emissions reduction not successful if farm production falls – Varadkar
The Irish Farmers Journal spoke with Tánaiste Leo Varadkar at the Tullamore Show on Sunday.
17 August 2022 News
More than agriculture stretched on climate obligations
A stretch goal is designed to encourage aggressive pursuit of that end goal but what happens when the stretch is simple a stretch too far?
10 August 2022 Amii
Emissions reduction measures to be voluntary for farmers
Farmers will not face compulsory emissions reduction measures, recent commentary from Government ministers has suggested.
28 July 2022 News
Still no sectoral target for farming
The Government has failed to agree on a sectoral emissions target, with growing fears it could be September before farmers knows their target.
27 July 2022 News
Tánaiste: 'I think we can all get behind a plan'
According to the Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, “uncertainty is often the worst thing in life, because uncertainty breeds anxiety”. He spoke with Amii McKeever.
27 July 2022 Features
Enterprise Ireland-backed food exports up 6% in 2021
Exports to the UK market by Enterprise Ireland-backed companies increased by 15% last year despite Brexit.
12 July 2022 News