articles about opinion
‘The Government and farming organisations should already be working to facilitate such forage partnerships. Many farmers are only thinking about where the next bale is coming from’. -Stuart is back.
‘The demand for all types of organic food is growing’ - Pippa Hackett, Green Party Spokesperson for Agriculture, Food, Forestry, Heritage and Animal Welfare shares her thoughts.
Just what horticultural produce can we grow in Ireland? 'Simply, thinking fruit and nuts just opens a whole new world of ideas.' - Stuart is back!
“It is time for a new strategic approach to farming and food as what we now have has passed its use-by date.” - Check out Stuart’s latest piece here!
'What I find bewildering is that there were not more people vocally questioning the dairy sectors expansion strategy.The tragedy is that the Irish industry has now heavily invested in commodity markets for which its farming base'- Stuart is back!
‘As a farming industry, we must ask ourselves if such weather was a freak occurrence or is it a sign of things to come’. Stuart Meikle is back with his regular column again this week.
'We must think ‘from farm to fork to farmer’; it is the key to the future viability of ‘family farming’ where ever it is found.' Read Stuart's most recent piece here.