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Letter highlighting the importance of soil fertility
Letters to the Editor
"Farming divide - beef and dairy farming" - Michael Molloy, Co Kildare
21 September 2022 Letters
Letter commenting on Eddie Punch's letter in the Irish Farmers Journal
"The possibility of a voluntary cull scheme has been doing the rounds for quite a while now and all agree that the devil may well be in the detail." - Joe O’Toole, Kilpedder, Co Wicklow
14 September 2022 Letters
Letter: misleading account of Food Vision beef group meetings
Eddie Punch, general secretary, ICSA: like it or not, the Climate Plan targets are not going away, and regardless of what farm organisations do, no political party voted against the Climate Bill.
Letter: why are we penalising agriculture
Frank Mockler, Thurles, Co Tipperary: take a look around the world and wonder why are we penalising our agricultural industry?
14 September 2022 Letters
Average pig farm set to lose over €330,000 this year
Processors must increase the price paid to Irish pig producers if they want to secure a supply of Irish pigmeat into the future, says the IFA. Amy Forde and Rachel Donovan report.
14 September 2022 Letters
Letter regarding Minister Hackett's comments on organic farming
"Pippa Hackett - organic farming" - Derek Deane, beef farmer, Co Carlow
24 August 2022 Letters
Letter regarding the proposed new forestry programme
"What is being planned will affect us all for the next 30 to 50 years. We need to get the plan right." - Simon White, chair, LTWO and national IFA forestry committee member.
24 August 2022 Letters
Letter regarding the imposition of extra grain handling charges
Grain handling charges should not be up for discussion, says the Irish Grain Growers Group
17 August 2022 Letters
Dr Kevin O'Farrell - A Tribute
Kevin had an easy way with people and his wit and banter meant that his presentations to open day groups and to farmers meetings were well received.
17 August 2022 Letters
Letter regarding Europe's agrifood system
"Many of these ‘farmers’ [protesting] are now more managers of industrialised feeding systems and of slurry than they are managers of land" - Dr Donal Murphy-Bokern (M.Agr.Sc.), Kroge-Ehrendorf, 49393, Lohne, Germany.
10 August 2022 Letters
Letter regarding lump sum payment announced to go organic
"Lump sum payments for farmers to go organic" - Donie Howard, Kilcorney, Co Cork.
10 August 2022 Letters
Letter highlighting the need to provide assistance to Ukrainian farmers
"Support Ukraine: Kiev Calling" - Brendan Dunleavy, B.Agr.Sc. (Hons), Killeshandra, Co Cavan.
10 August 2022 Letters