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Minister Hackett launches €1.2 million scheme to improve environmental quality of agricultural lands surrounding...

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett has launched the new FarmPEAT EIP project. The project...
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Hackett announces first interim report on implementation of Project Woodland

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett has published the first interim report on the implementation...

AIPH Plant Health Survey identifies promising global industry investment in plant health and biosecurity...

The AIPH International Plant Health Survey 2021 reveals the promise of a bio-secure future for the ornamental horticultural industry. It shows a strong commitment...

Minister Hackett announces the results of the recent Call for Proposals for Woodland Support...

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett today announced the results of an Open Call by...

Statement on Forestry from Ministers Charlie McConalogue and Pippa Hackett

We met today with members of the IFA who were protesting at the rate at which forestry licenses are being issued to individual farmers...

Statement from MoS Pippa Hackett on Peat and the Irish Horticulture Industry

I met with representatives from the Horticulture sector today. Horticulture is a sector I am very keen both to support and to develop. I have...

Ministers Hackett and Noonan announce support for the establishment of a pilot National Pollinator...

Ministers Pippa Hackett and Malcolm Noonan today announced support for a pilot initiative to establish a National Pollinator Monitoring Scheme. The scheme will track...

Horticulture at ‘critical stage’ over peat shortages – RTE News

An Oireachtas committee has heard strong condemnation of the practice of importing peat under measures designed to tackle climate change. The Joint Committee on Agriculture,...

Minister Hackett announces publication of Forest Statistics Ireland 2021

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett, today announced the publication of the Department’s annual Forest...

Minister Hackett Chairs Fifth Forestry Policy Group Meeting

The Minister of State for Forestry, Senator Pippa Hackett last Thursday chaired the fifth meeting of the Forestry Policy Group which oversees the implementation...