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UK government’s border proposals are ‘imaginative’
A new report has called on the UK government to do more to clarify the rules, processes and technical measures that will allow the current frictionless border arrangements to continue.
By Amy Forde on 16 March 2018
Horticulture sector needs support to get over storm damage
Sector needs support to recover from "uninsurable losses" suffered during storm Emma.
By Michael Keaveny on 16 March 2018
An analysis carried out by KPMG Ireland shows Irish agribusinesses are undersubscribing to a government R&D tax credit.
By Lorcan Allen on 15 March 2018
It's a busy week for the Irish Farmers Journal livestock team with three Save Our Sucklers events taking place in Kilkenny, Ennis and Carnaross and an Agri Aware open day on Tullamore Farm this week.
By Adam Woods on 12 March 2018
QMS on the hunt for new chair as Jim McLaren's term comes to an end.
By John Sleigh on 08 March 2018
It was the worst of times, it was the best of times – the bad weather saw ordinary heroes all over Ireland as community spirit shone.
By Pat O'Toole on 08 March 2018
Farmers and crofters that respond to the loan letter quickly can expect payment by the beginning of April, Emily Smith reports.
By Contributor on 08 March 2018
The opposition parties Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have called on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to create a fund for weather-stricken farmers and relax inspections.
By Odile Evans on 06 March 2018
Brazilian police have launched the third phase of their Operation Weak Flesh investigation in to the Brazilian meat industry.
By Lorcan Allen on 06 March 2018
In the first of a four-part series, Sarah Anderson takes a look at what is happening on the land reform front in Scotland.
By Sarah Anderson on 08 March 2018
Agricultural aid increase, pig price, sheep and milk price.
By Contributor on 08 March 2018
The land parcels will range from 3ha up to 100ha of rough hill ground, the vast majority of the land will be suited to livestock production.
By Odile Evans on 01 March 2018
A year-end report for 2017 shows that afforestation has fallen by 15% but forest roading increased by 47%, while felling licence trends were marginally up.
By Donal Magner on 01 March 2018
€200/cow motion gets unanimous Dáil support
Fianna Fáil also demands a review of the 2014-2020 Rural Development Programme.
By Michael Keaveny on 23 February 2018
Good week/bad week: winners and losers in farming this week
We reflect on those who had a week to remember in the farming world and those who had a week to forget.
By Michael Keaveny on 23 February 2018
Tom Moran appointed chair of Public Appointments Service
Moran was Secretary General of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine from 2005 until 2015.
By The Dealer on 22 February 2018
Mushroom, vegetable, fruit and dairy farms are all experiencing difficulty sourcing and retaining staff.
By Pat O'Toole on 22 February 2018
The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) was established in June 2013 to monitor trading practices of the ten largest grocery retailers in the UK.
By Peter McCann on 22 February 2018
The government announced this week that GCA’s remit could be widened to cover other smaller retailers, but it will not be extended to primary consumers.
By Peter McCann on 22 February 2018
In a report published this week, a UK Parliamentary committee in the House of Commons has called for support for farming.
By Phelim O'Neill on 22 February 2018
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