Stuart Says: Let’s think Imaginative Solutions for the 2018/19 winter

‘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.

Opinion: Organic Farming - A Sustainable Agricultural model for Ireland?

‘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.

Stuart Says: Ireland must specialise in being specialists

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!

Stuart Says: Will farmers be left behind, again?

“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!

Stuart Says: It rains in Ireland more than we thought

'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!

Stuart Says: Lowering uncertainty involves investment

‘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.

Stuart Says: When Agri-Food does not mean Farming & Food

'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.