Work is ongoing to find a way to allow for peat extraction within current regulations.
There are concerns for jobs in the horticulture sector in the region as the changes mean peat moss must be imported from abroad.
A High Court ruling in September 2019 means the harvesting of peat from bogs greater than 30 hectares now requires all harvesters to go through a new, more complex licensing and planning regime.
There's a warning there could be peat shortages as early as September, as stockpiles are used up.
It's expected would have a knock-on impact on local horticultural businesses as they say the alternatives are not a viable option for them.
Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue was in Monaghan this morning to meet with local farming groups.
Speaking to Northern Sound there he said options are being explored: