Distance in today’s world erects no barriers to the spread of contagion, which is why Agriculture Minister Michael Creed and the president of the Irish Farmers’ Association have issued warnings about the westward path of African swine fever, an infection that threatens no harm to humans but which kills pigs and wild boar.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
It reallly is the new political frontier. Richard Bruton, the minister who has responsibility for policy on climate change, was questioned by Labour’s Joan Burton this week on whether he had become a vegetarian or a vegan.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
More farming and land disputes and disagreements are likely to be solved by mediation, following the joint launch of a nationwide mediation service by IFA, the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland, and IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2018