CAP / Schemes

TAMS: ‘Faster response to rising building costs needed’

TAMS: ‘Faster response to rising building costs needed’

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is “not responding quickly enough” to rising building costs, especially steel, the...

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Direct payments can ‘limit land availability by keeping older farmers in business’

Direct payments can ‘limit land availability by keeping older farmers in business’

Pillar I measures under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) can “limit land availability by keeping older farmers in business”, according...

April 12, 2021

UFU warns future UK farm support must not push nations to ‘try to outdo each other’

UFU warns future UK farm support must not push nations to ‘try to outdo each other’

New plans for UK farm subsidies must not push nations to “try to outdo each other”, the Ulster Farmers’ Union...

April 9, 2021

More than 6,000 farmers no longer participating in GLAS

More than 6,000 farmers no longer participating in GLAS

Over 6,000 are no longer participating in the Green Low-Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS) for 2021, Minister for Agriculture, Food and...

April 3, 2021

CAP talks entering ‘advanced stage’ – MacManus

CAP talks entering ‘advanced stage’ – MacManus

Sinn Fein MEP Chris MacManus, a member of the European Parliament’s negotiating team on the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)...

April 2, 2021

€70 million LEADER transitional programme opens for applications

€70 million LEADER transitional programme opens for applications

The new €70 million Transitional LEADER Programme has opened for applications as of today (Thursday, April 1), according to the...

April 1, 2021

Survey: Farmers’ views sought on future EU environmental programmes

Survey: Farmers’ views sought on future EU environmental programmes

The views of farmers on future environmental programmes are being sought as part of research being brought to the European...

March 31, 2021

Low-input permanent pasture to be ‘anchor option’ under new pilot

Low-input permanent pasture to be ‘anchor option’ under new pilot

The agri-environment pilot which has been sent to Europe for consideration will include the option of low-input permanent pasture as...

March 31, 2021

TAMS: New flexibilities and farm safety training details revealed

TAMS: New flexibilities and farm safety training details revealed

Further flexibilities for the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) have been confirmed by the Department of Agriculture in response to...

March 31, 2021

New agri-environment pilot to have average payment of €4,700

New agri-environment pilot to have average payment of €4,700

The incoming pilot agri-environment scheme will have an estimated average payment of “in or around” €4,700 – and will be...

March 31, 2021

Kelly urges commission to press ahead with adopting Brexit fund

Kelly urges commission to press ahead with adopting Brexit fund

The European Commission has been urged by Irish MEP Seán Kelly to press ahead with the adoption of the EU’s...

March 31, 2021

Agriculture Committee lays out key findings of Independent Panel review

Agriculture Committee lays out key findings of Independent Panel review

Northern Ireland’s Agriculture Committee has passed on the findings of its review of the Independent Panel process to the Minister...

March 30, 2021

Organic Trust to host webinars to boost interest in OFS

Organic Trust to host webinars to boost interest in OFS

The Organic Trust is organising two webinars for farmers to boost interest and engagement with the Organic Farming Scheme (OFS)....

March 26, 2021

€400,000 in funding earmarked for social farming projects this year

€400,000 in funding earmarked for social farming projects this year

Funding of €400,000 is available this year for social farming projects under the 2021 Rural Innovation and Development Fund, according...

March 26, 2021

Farmers urged to replace older slats under TAMS funding

Farmers urged to replace older slats under TAMS funding

Farmers are being urged to replace older slats in cattle sheds with funding from the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS),...

March 25, 2021

Closing date extended for Nitrates Derogation applications

Closing date extended for Nitrates Derogation applications

The closing date for 2021 Nitrates Derogation applications is now extended to April 14, 2021, the Department of Agriculture, Food...

March 25, 2021

Minister calls for member state flexibility in CAP reform

Minister calls for member state flexibility in CAP reform

The reforming process of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) needs to be informed by efforts to provide “maximum flexibility for...

March 24, 2021

Straw Incorporation Measure to open for applications today

Straw Incorporation Measure to open for applications today

The new Straw Incorporation Measure is expected to be opened for tillage farmers today (Monday, March 22) – with applications to...

March 22, 2021