Rubina Freiberg

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Rubina Freiberg

Rubina Freiberg graduated from Griffith College Dublin with an honours degree communications and media production. She has been awarded for Best Academic Achievement, and her previous work on food labelling was nominated for the European Commission Award at the National Student Media Awards 2020. She grew up in a rural village in south-west Germany before relocating to Dublin in 2018 to pursue a career in journalism. She previously gained experience in digital and print media while working at a German newspaper creating investigative and visual content.She was also previously involved as the sub-editor for the production of ONUS, an Irish Arts and Culture Magazine. A German native, Rubina has strong passion for food and its production.

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Students trial waste milk and anaerobic digestate fertiliser

Students trial waste milk and anaerobic digestate fertiliser

As part of the 58th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) 2022, two students from Co. Roscommon put forward...

Plans against animal transport proposals are ‘concerning’ – EFI

Plans against animal transport proposals are ‘concerning’ – EFI

Ethical Farming Ireland (EFI) has responded to “concerning” statements from MEP Billy Kelleher and the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’...

Irish dairy exports continue to top €5bn mark in 2021

Irish dairy exports continue to top €5bn mark in 2021

Bord Bia’s export performance and prospects 2021-2022 report published today (Wednesday, January 12) has revealed that Irish dairy exports again...

State aid revision proposed for agriculture, forestry and fishing

State aid revision proposed for agriculture, forestry and fishing

The European Commission has launched a consultation this week (Tuesday, January 11) on the revision of state aid rules affecting...

Grants to help buy derelict rural property ‘need to be effective’ – TD

Grants to help buy derelict rural property ‘need to be effective’ – TD

New grants supporting people to buy derelict properties “need to be effective,” independent TD for Galway East, Sean Canney, has...

ICSA calls for ‘defeat’ of  animal transport proposals

ICSA calls for ‘defeat’ of animal transport proposals

Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) president, Dermot Kelleher, has called on all Irish MEPs to “defeat” the proposals...

FFN welcomes ambassador who champions Korean Natural Farming

FFN welcomes ambassador who champions Korean Natural Farming

Farming for Nature (FFN) has welcomed Limerick dairy farmer, Thomas Stack, as new a ambassador to their network. Taking over...

Forestry crisis: ‘We need action, not talking’ – TD

Forestry crisis: ‘We need action, not talking’ – TD

The Cathaoirleach of the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee, Jackie Cahill has expressed his disappointment following a recently announced consultation for a...

MEP seeks to build majority ahead of vote on animal transport

MEP seeks to build majority ahead of vote on animal transport

Ahead of the European Parliament debate and vote on animal transport, the next two weeks are “crucial” to protect the...

McGrath demands statement over convicted DAFM official

McGrath demands statement over convicted DAFM official

The Rural Independent Group leader deputy Mattie McGrath has called on Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue...

Family farm model has ‘remained the bedrock’ – McConalogue

Family farm model has ‘remained the bedrock’ – McConalogue

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, has spoken at the Oxford Farming Conference today (January 6, 2022)...

€21.5m for landmark regeneration projects

€21.5m for landmark regeneration projects

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, has announced €21.5 million in funding for 27 landmark regeneration projects...

Farming for Nature: Ambassador nominations now open

Farming for Nature: Ambassador nominations now open

Nominations for the National Farming for Nature Ambassador Awards 2022 are now open for nominations. Farming for Nature (FFN) is...

EU agri-food trade reaches almost €240bn in 2021

EU agri-food trade reaches almost €240bn in 2021

The latest figures on the EU agri-food trade show an increase of 6.1% reaching €239.5 billion worth of total exports...

Peatland restoration projects to benefit environment and farmers

Peatland restoration projects to benefit environment and farmers

A new report published by the EU Carbon-Connects and the EU Care-Peat project found that the restoration of peatland can...

‘Never take risks’: Call for safety this Christmas

‘Never take risks’: Call for safety this Christmas

ESB Networks is urging home owners and farmers to be cautious in the run up to Christmas and to “never...

‘Dramatic decline in tree planting’: Forestry Yearbook launched

‘Dramatic decline in tree planting’: Forestry Yearbook launched

Minister at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett, yesterday launched the 33rd edition of the...

‘Sense of identity’: Vernacular heritage strategy launched

‘Sense of identity’: Vernacular heritage strategy launched

A new ‘vernacular heritage’ strategy that will help address the continuing loss of Irish building traditions and skills has been...