Letter outlining challenges farmers are facing
Letters to the Editor
"Decision-makers in the comfort of their heated offices must listen to the voices of farmers on the ground and show greater flexibility in these challenging times" - Patrick O’Connor, Tipperary.
10 April 2024 Letters
Letter about ACRES hedge planting rules
"Changes to ACRES hedge planting rules" - Harry O'Grady, Co Limerick.
10 April 2024 Letters
Letter regarding planned Diageo brewery
"I believe that a thriving and growing malting barley industry and brewing will play a key role in securing the survival of the tillage sector in Ireland" - Kieran McEvoy, IFA national grain chair.
Letter re Diageo's proposed brewery in Newbridge
"In my opinion, there does not appear to be any logic to the court action, which begs a bigger question, why?" - Liam Dunne, malting barley grower Bray House, Athy, Co Kildare.
3 April 2024 Letters
Letter regarding Diageo's proposed brewery in Newbridge
"Diageo’s new brewery will be Newbridge or nowhere in Ireland" - Martin Heydon, TD, Minister of State, Department of Agriculture Food & the Marine.
3 April 2024 Letters
Letter about the cost of plastic recycling
"Check the weights - bale wrap recycling cost increase" - Joseph Lynch, by email.
27 March 2024 Viewpoints
Letter with observation on farming
"The banker v the Irish farmer" - Maud O'Callaghan, Feddans, Carrick-on-Suir, Co Waterford.
27 March 2024 Letters
Diary note: BSAS annual conference in Belfast
The British Society of Animal Science’s (BSAS) annual conference is set to take place in Belfast from 9 to 11April 2024, coinciding with the society's 80th anniversary celebrations.
27 March 2024 Letters
Letter regarding ACRES planting
"Time to think about the importance of windbreaks for cattle husbandry" - Ger Roarty, Co Donegal.
27 March 2024 Letters
DAERA wasting tax payers’ money on bovine TB
Letter to the NI Editor: From Edward Carson, Downpatrick, Co Down
27 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Letter highlighting risks in farming
"Weather risk can be managed" - Declan O'Connor, senior lecturer, Munster Technological University.
20 March 2024 Letters
Letter urging balance in addressing biodiversity
"Make biodiversity restoration fair" - Judy Bryant, Killoughey IFA
20 March 2024 Letters