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Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: KT chaos and co-op boards
Thomas Hubert
In the news today, 13 July: thousands of farmers are likely to miss Knowledge Transfer deadlines, we explore co-op boards as they set milk prices and talks continue on the tillage crisis fund.
17 May 2017 News
Talks continue on RVL staff pay
No agreement has been reached on a new pay deal for staff working at the Department of Agriculture's regional veterinary labs.
3 May 2017 News
New advisory board takes charge of RVLs
The new board represents the wider interests of the Department of Agriculture, but RVL staff are still concerned.
Farmers unite on vet labs
For the first time in over a decade the country's farm organisations have united to speak with one voice on an issue. Amy Fitzgibbon reports from a protest at the RVL in Sligo.
22 February 2017 News
Watch: 'Nail in the coffin of the west' - farmers defend Sligo RVL
Farmers from the northwest spoke in unison at protest in Sligo on Wednesday. They want the Sligo regional veterinary lab to remain open.
22 February 2017 News
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast news: CETA, bird flu and RVLs
In the news today: CETA approval by the EU Parliament, a ninth case of bird flu has been detected and Taoiseach Enda Kenny has announced he will seek EU funding for Irish businesses hit by Brexit.
16 February 2017 News
EXCLUSIVE: department reviewing regional vet labs
The future of the Department of Agriculture's regional veterinary labs is part of a major internal review, the Irish Farmers Journal can reveal.
30 November -0001 News
Regional veterinary labs a vital support for farmers - IFA
The Irish Farmers' Association has responded to news of a possible closure of some Department of Agriculture regional veterinary labs by saying they are a vital support for farmers in rural Ireland.
30 November -0001 News
Petition to save RVL in Sligo gets up and running
A farmer from Co Sligo has set up a petition to save to the Department of Agriculture's regional veterinary laboratory (RVL) in Sligo.
30 November -0001 News
Weekly podcast: GLAS money, RVLs and health insurance
In this week's podcast we talk to Agriculture Minister Michael Creed about GLAS delays, hear farmers' concerns over the future of RVLs and find out how to double health cover while saving money.
30 November -0001 News
Threat to Sligo vet lab against rural policy - Harkin
Independent MEP Marian Harkin has said the possible closure of the Department of Agriculture's regional veterinary laboratory (RVL) in Sligo conflicts with Government rural policy.
30 November -0001 News
Farm organisations prepare for protest against possible closure of Sligo RVL
Farm organisations will be protesting against the possible closure of the regional veterinary laboratory (RVL) in Sligo this Wednesday.
30 November -0001 News