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Trade commissioner claims to hear farmers 'loud and clear'
Noel Bardon
The commissioner's comments follow weeks of farmer protests across the EU on issues which include trade deals.
31 January 2024 News
Over 20% of Ukraine scheme loans go to agriculture
Just under €30m has been approved to applicants in the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector in total under the low-interest loan scheme.
19 January 2024 News
Global meat dynamics in 2024
Rupert Claxton, meat director at GIRA, the food and research consultancy, told the Bord Bia meat seminar of the key issues that will affect the sector in 2024.
Political uncertainty will be theme for 2024
It will be a year of elections in 2024 and that will mean a pause in policy formation.
2 January 2024 News
Ominous vibes about CAP and Ukraine
EU budget pressures combined with further expansion will further dilute an already watered-down CAP.
22 December 2023 News
Ukraine joining the EU would be a 'huge draw' on the CAP budget
This comes following the European Council's decision last Thursday to open accession negotiations with Ukraine.
20 December 2023 News
Talks to begin to allow Ukraine to join the EU
It is estimated that there are 900,000 unregistered smaller or family farms in Ukraine.
14 December 2023 News
Market digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Philippines, Uruguay, Australia and Ukraine.
13 December 2023 World
Commission President got agriculture the wrong way round
It is a pity that EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen didn't deliver this year's speech to the Agriculture Outlook conference at her first conference in 2019.
10 December 2023 News
Ireland critically exposed, as 82% of energy imported
Despite our potential to become a clean energy powerhouse, Ireland managed to supply only 13% of our total energy needs with renewables in 2022, writes Stephen Robb
22 November 2023 Renewables
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from South Korea, Australia, USA and Ukraine.
8 November 2023 World
No plans for fodder supports for Shannon Callows farmers
Farmers along the Shannon Callows lost thousands of bales of silage due to flooding this year.
30 October 2023 News