The Guild of Agricultural Journalists has unveiled the details of the Guild of Agricultural Journalism Awards 2018.
Irish Farmers Monthly editor Matt O’Keeffe has been confirmed as Chairman of the Farmex Livestock Crops & Soil Seminar at the Hub, Kilkenny on Friday October 12. The Kilkenny dairy farmer said he was very pleased to take on the role, adding: "The seminar will highlight novel technologies and best management practices on Irish dairy farms."
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has welcomed the announcement by SuperValu that it will put financial supports in place for a number of existing vegetable growers who have been negatively impacted by the recent heatwave. The announcement was made following discussions with the Irish Farmers Association (IFA).