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    Department to set aside €24.8m for young farmers

    The Department will set aside a fund of €24.8m for young farmers and new entrants, as part of the new Basis Payment Scheme in 2015. The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney has said...

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    Department estimates up to 30,000 farmers to get GLAS Tier 1 entry

    The Department of Agriculture estimates as many as 30,000 farmers could qualify for Tier one entry to GLAS. All GLAS applications received by the closing date in 2015 will be put through a series of eligibility checks...

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    Minister satisfied with Department staffing levels despite ‘exodus’

    The Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has stated that he is satisfied that his Department has sufficient resources despite what has been labelled as an ‘exodus’ of staff this year. South Kerry TD Brendan Griffin asked the...

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    Beef pricewatch app launched by Department

    The promised Beef Pricewatch App has been launched by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney. The application (app), was developed by his Department for smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devices, will provide users...

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    Department’s General Secretary, Tom Moran, to retire

    The General Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Tom Moran is due to retire this year. Some 91 civil servants are due to retire this year from the Department and Tom will be...

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    ICSA says new Department investigation unit premature

    ICSA president Patrick Kent has warned that Minister Coveney’s announcement today of a new Investigation Division is premature. “The Minister’s first action should be to disband the Special Investigations Unit (SIU),” said Mr. Kent. “He then needs...

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    Farmers stage mass walk-out of latest Department commonage meeting

    A mass walk-out by farmers took place at last nights information meeting for commonage farmers hosted by the Department of Agriculture in Maam Cross, Co. Galway A Hill Farmers for Action group spokesman told Agriland information outlined...

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    New investigations unit for Department

    The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is getting a new Special Investigations Unit. The new Unit was announced by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney today, who said it was part...

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    ‘Factories don’t have access to Department database’ (or at least they’re not supposed to)

    Beef processors do not have access to the Departments database of animal registrations or at least they’re not supposed to according to the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney. The Minister was questioned on the issue in the...

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    EU fine of the Department of Agriculture still a ‘live’ issue

    The Minister Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney confirmed that the proposed EU fine of his Department remains a “live issue”. Fianna Fail agriculture spokesman Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister in recent days if the threat...

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    Good milking is all about preparation

    Getting your milking routine right can be good for you, your cows and your dairy business, according to Teagasc. A proper milking routine requires the wearing of clean milking garments i.e. disposable nitrile gloves and clean parlour apron/parlour suit. This helps...

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    Details of Department’s commonage information meetings announced

    Details of the planned information meetings for commonage farmers to be hosted by his Department at a number of venues across the country have been announced by the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney. Minister Coveney said “I...

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    All co-ops should consider a superlevy repayment system, says ICMSA

    All co-ops should put the issue of introducing some form of producer superlevy repayment system on the agenda at their next board meetings, according to the ICMSA President, John Comer. Speaking to Agriland, he said he has no...

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    5,000 horses seized by Department of Agriculture

    The Department of Agriculture seized 5,000 horses in the last 12 months, according to the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney Speaking in his August update video he said: “For the first time we have the real legal...

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    Preparing for the breeding season on sheep farms

    According to Teagasc the time to prepare for the breeding season is now. It says even though for most sheep flocks mating is due to take place in October and November, the time to go through the breeding...

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    New CEDRA interdepartmental group established

    Ann Phelan, Minister of State for Rural Affairs at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, chaired the inaugural meeting of the high level Inter-departmental Group (IDG) tasked with implementing the report of the Commission for...

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    Ireland is not on track to become a low carbon society, says EPA

    Ireland is not on track to become a low carbon society, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It says we need a clear vision in Ireland for how we generate, how we supply and how we...

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    €10 million investment for Teagasc’s Moorepark innovation centre

    Teagasc is in the final stages of an investment plan of €10 million to upgrade the facilities at Moorepark Technology Ltd. The upgrade will mean Teagasc can increase and expand the innovation and trials it conducts on...

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