Stella Meehan

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Stella Meehan

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Stella Meehan has a Masters in Journalism from NUI (National University of Ireland) Galway and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Sociology and Politics. She comes from a farming and business background in Co. Galway. Previously, she worked in the broadcasting, print and political sectors.

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FAO: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security

FAO: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security

The head of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called for greater funding for agriculture...

World Farmers’ Organisation to return to in-person General Assembly

World Farmers’ Organisation to return to in-person General Assembly

After two years of forced distance and digital meetings provoked by the Covid-19 outbreak, the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) has...

Lakeland Dairies CEO to retire this year

Lakeland Dairies CEO to retire this year

The chief executive officer (CEO) of Lakeland Dairies, Michael Hanley has announced his decision to retire in December 2022. This...

Ukraine conflict presents supply challenges for plant-based sector

Ukraine conflict presents supply challenges for plant-based sector

A new survey carried out by food awareness organisation, ProVeg International, has revealed the impact of the ongoing war in...

Experts warn that ‘excessive’ commodity speculation threatens food security

Experts warn that ‘excessive’ commodity speculation threatens food security

World leading food systems experts are today (Friday, May 6) warning "underlying rigidities, weaknesses and flaws in global food systems"...

Fonterra to expand trial on reducing methane emissions to more farms

Fonterra to expand trial on reducing methane emissions to more farms

New Zealand dairy cooperative, Fonterra, is to expand a trial which uses seaweed to reduce methane emissions from cows. In...

Leave No Trace Ireland joins NI Environment Link

Leave No Trace Ireland joins NI Environment Link

Leave No Trace (LNT) Ireland has become a member of the Northern Ireland Environment Link (NIEL) and will now work...

Six Nations Sheep Shearing Championship returns to Balmoral

Six Nations Sheep Shearing Championship returns to Balmoral

The Six Nations Blade Sheep Shearing Championship will return to this year's Balmoral Show, which take place from May 11-14,...

Pottinger launches new belt-type rake for grassland range

Pottinger launches new belt-type rake for grassland range

Grassland specialist Pottinger has added yet another new product to its grassland range - the new MERGENTO VT 9220 belt-type...

Rory Best urges public to respect outdoor spaces used for agriculture

Rory Best urges public to respect outdoor spaces used for agriculture

As a well-known farmer and former international rugby player, Rory Best, is adding his voice to the 2022 ‘Right Side...

Trouw Nutrition Ireland makes business appointments

Trouw Nutrition Ireland makes business appointments

Trouw Nutrition Ireland has made two new appointments to its commercial team. The company has announced that Laurence Kirwan has...

European Wool Day to take place tomorrow

European Wool Day to take place tomorrow

The second European Wool Day will be celebrated at the Museo del Traje in Madrid, Spain this weekend (Saturday, April...

Research: Biodiversity loss has effect on global food markets

Research: Biodiversity loss has effect on global food markets

Biodiversity losses in countries with smaller, less-developed economies impact large, developed economies, according to a new study. Researchers from Trinity...

North and south agriculture ministers link up for food integrity initiative

North and south agriculture ministers link up for food integrity initiative

The Minister for Agriculture, Environment, and Rural Affairs, Edwin Poots, and his Republic of Ireland counterpart, Charlie McConalogue, Minister for...

Kerry Group officially opens €125m food manufacturing plant in US

Kerry Group officially opens €125m food manufacturing plant in US

Taste and nutrition company, Kerry Group, has officially opened its newly upgraded facility in Georgia, US. The company said that...

Bayer suspends all ‘non-essential business’ in Russia and Belarus

Bayer suspends all ‘non-essential business’ in Russia and Belarus

Global life sciences company Bayer has suspended all "non-essential" business in Russia and Belarus as a result of the Russian...

Lakeland Dairies increases milk price for February supplies

Lakeland Dairies increases milk price for February supplies

The board of Lakeland Dairies has decided the co-operative’s milk price for February. In the Republic of Ireland (ROI), Lakeland...

John Deere suspends shipments to Russia

John Deere suspends shipments to Russia

John Deere has suspended its shipments of machinery to Russia amid the country's ongoing conflict with Ukraine. In a statement,...