News on Brexit from Ireland
Potato growers in Ireland urged to order seed now for 2023 - or take a huge risk
June 04, 2022
Brexit could lead to a significant shortage of potatoes for Irish consumers by 2023, experts have warned. It makes sense for potato growers to contact seed producers now to organise fresh seed for the 2023 season.
EUR 3 million government support for the Irish Seed Potato Sector
May 26, 2022
Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, following a meeting of cabinet, announced his intention to launch EUR 3 million (about USD 3,2) scheme of investment aid for the seed potato sector in Ireland.
Ban on seed potato imports will have 'devastating consequences' for Potato growers in Northern Ireland
November 04, 2021
Potato growers in Northern Ireland face a severe shortage of seed potatoes in 2022, according to Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV) political party leader, Jim Allister.
Brexit to revitalise Ireland’s seed potato sector
January 29, 2021
Ireland’s seed potato sector looks set to get a Brexit shot in the arm. This was one of the key messages delivered courtesy of the second Spring Tillage Webinar, hosted by Teagasc this week.