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#food production

# food-production - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Can't resist the deals at the supermarket? Here's why we should be buying local

The state can no longer justify paying large subsidies to farmers whose produce goes directly overseas while refusing to support small scale local production, writes Fergal Anderson.

# food-production - Friday 2 August, 2013

Minister to meet with Tipperary food firm as 104 jobs go in plant closure

Dawn Fresh Foods is closing its plant in Fethard, Co Tipperary with the loss of over 100 jobs by the end of this year.

# food-production - Thursday 14 March, 2013

EU approval of CAP reform leaves farmers 'in shock' Farmers This post contains videos

EU approval of CAP reform leaves farmers 'in shock'

MEP Liam Alyward said the vote is just the beginning of the reform and now is the time to work on giving countries flexibility within the policy.

# food-production - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Poll: Are you confident in Irish food production? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you confident in Irish food production?

The horse meat controversy rumbles on but has it impacted on your confidence in Irish food production?

# food-production - Monday 10 September, 2012

Column: Smart farming needed for the future

Large-scale livestock farming is out of step with food-production needs and the effect of climate change, writes food writer and lecturer Frank Armstrong.