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Dairy group’s interim report to be presented to Minister ‘shortly’
Noel Bardon
Minister McConalogue will be presented with the interim report shortly, with the final report due for submission to the Minister in July.
18 May 2022 News
Farm groups dissatisfied with dairy group proposals
Farm organisations have been unwelcoming of many aspects of the revised interim report of the Food Vision Dairy Group, Noel Bardon and Barry Murphy report.
5 May 2022 News
Sustainability can't be sidelined in response to Ukraine – webinar
A webinar on the topic of food security hosted by Colm Markey MEP discussed food security in the context of Ireland, Ukraine and internationally.
Society wants stop to dairy’s impact on water quality – Tom Arnold
The dairy sector will have to improve water quality, should it wish to expand further, Arnold said.
4 May 2022 News
Department defends draft CAP plan
The European Commission was told that direct payment redistribution is a complex balancing act and that further details will be provided on the environmental aspects of the proposed schemes.
28 April 2022 News
No stone left unturned on beef access to China - Heydon
The Irish Farmers Journal sat down with Minister of State Martin Heydon, who has responsibility for new market development and farm safety.
27 April 2022 News
McConalogue meets US counterpart in Washington DC
Minister McConalogue raised the topics of beef access, sheepmeat and agricultural sustainability during his meeting in Washington.
27 April 2022 News
Green light for Irish sheepmeat exports to US
“This agreement provides full access for Irish sheepmeat to the US market,” Minister McConalogue said.
24 April 2022 News
McConalogue publishes Department’s plan of work for 2022
The plan of work for the Department of Agriculture sets out key aims across farm sectors and attaches timeframes to future projects.
14 April 2022 News
Too soon to review Food Vision – Arnold
In an interview with the Irish Farmers Journal, Tom Arnold, who chaired the Food Vision 2030 group, explains that the crisis caused by war needs an immediate response but in the longer term a food systems model is necessary.
6 April 2022 News
All-island food security and sustainability initiative launched
Public investment in agri-food research has declined annually since 2015, falling by 44% in 2019 across the island, according to a new mapping report.
22 March 2022 News
Ireland to participate in new EU agri-biodiversity network
This research network is aimed at improving agricultural biodiversity and ecosystems.
21 March 2022 News