‘I wouldn’t insult REPS to call it a REPS scheme’
An IFA AGM in Sligo heard the opinions of a number of farmers and the Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue was present to answer their questions on subjects which varied from the new REPS to TB compensation.
What changes happened this week to the new Glanbia rules?
Jack Kennedy chats to dairy editor Aidan Brennan about the recent changes to the new Peak Supply Rules at Glanbia and what impact they will have if any, and whether these changes will help reduce farmer frustration as discussed in the recent Irish Farmers Journal live webinar on the subject with Glanbia Management.
Glanbia new peak milk rules discussed in Seanad
South Tipperary senator Garret Ahearn raised the issue of what are effectively a new quota in the Glanbia region in the Seanad this week on a debate about Brexit with Minister Simon Coveney.
New rural policy: “This is about people, places and possibilities”
Government ministers, the Taoiseach and Tánaiste on what Our Rural Future means for rural Ireland.
Twenty-four extra Brexit steps for British exports
Nick Allen, chief executive of BMPA – the trade association that represents British meat factories – explains to Phelim O'Neill the extra hurdles exporters have to clear since Brexit came into effect at the start of the year.
Organic farming ‘very slow’ in Ireland
The EU Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski tells a press briefing that organic farming is very slow in Ireland and he would like to see the take up increased.
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