CAP / Schemes

FarmPEAT: €1.2m project aimed at land around raised bogs

FarmPEAT: €1.2m project aimed at land around raised bogs

A new European Innovation Partnerships (EIP) project dubbed “FarmPEAT” – aimed at improving the environmental quality of agricultural lands surrounding...

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Review of TAMS ‘must include all tranche 22 applicants’

Review of TAMS ‘must include all tranche 22 applicants’

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is being called on to ensure that applicants to tranche 22 of...

July 28, 2021

TAMS II: Changes for dairy investments in latest tranche

TAMS II: Changes for dairy investments in latest tranche

A change is occurring for the current tranche of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II) that will particularly affect...

July 27, 2021

Buildings reference costs under TAMS II increase generally by up to 10%

Buildings reference costs under TAMS II increase generally by up to 10%

It appears farm organisations’ and farmers’ calls for reference costs under the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II) have been...

July 27, 2021

Fears of western farm exodus if proper supports aren’t allocated

Fears of western farm exodus if proper supports aren’t allocated

Concerns have been raised of an eventual but inevitable farming exodus along the western coasts and hill areas if supports...

July 22, 2021

How will the next CAP drive emission cuts across Irish farms?

How will the next CAP drive emission cuts across Irish farms?

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has shed some light on the Irish government’s plans to cut...

July 22, 2021

EU council’s new presidency outlines agriculture priorities

EU council’s new presidency outlines agriculture priorities

On July 1, the presidency of the Council of the EU changed hands, with Portugal’s term coming to an end....

July 21, 2021

National Farm Survey: How much did we rely on direct payments?

National Farm Survey: How much did we rely on direct payments?

The Teagasc National Farm Survey for 2020 was published yesterday (Monday, July 19), revealing the average family farm income across...

July 20, 2021

TAMS II deadline this Friday

TAMS II deadline this Friday

The deadline for applications for tranche 22 of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II) is set to close this...

July 19, 2021

Report urges including eco and agro-environment schemes in CAP strategic plans

Report urges including eco and agro-environment schemes in CAP strategic plans

A new report by IFOAM Organics Europe has recommended member states to “fully use eco-schemes and agro-environmental measures in their...

July 19, 2021

Minister commits to putting farm safety at the heart of CAP

Minister commits to putting farm safety at the heart of CAP

With the commencement of Farm Safety Week 2021 today (Monday, July 19), Agriland spoke to Minister of State with responsibility...

July 19, 2021

‘Extensive consultation needed with Irish forestry owners’ – EU commissioner

‘Extensive consultation needed with Irish forestry owners’ – EU commissioner

A new European (EU) Forest Strategy was launched today that will contribute to the 55% reduction target of greenhouse gas...

July 16, 2021

Agri-food promotion policy must be ‘fair and inclusive’

Agri-food promotion policy must be ‘fair and inclusive’

The future of the EU’s Agri-food Promotion Policy is currently the focus of a major review to ensure that such...

July 14, 2021

Mandatory versus voluntary farm schemes – how do farmers respond?

Mandatory versus voluntary farm schemes – how do farmers respond?

Farmers making the choice to adopt voluntary ‘green practices’ (farm schemes) are influenced by how much they are already obliged...

July 14, 2021

213,000 weights added from BEEP-S herds so far this year

213,000 weights added from BEEP-S herds so far this year

In total, over 213,000 weights have been submitted to date in 2021 from herds participating in the Beef Environmental Efficiency...

July 12, 2021

German agriculture report proposes restructuring of direct payments

German agriculture report proposes restructuring of direct payments

Increase efforts to protect climate and environment, reduce animal-product consumption, and improve animal welfare – these are just some of...

July 12, 2021

New DAFM modelling exercise on CAP conditions called for

New DAFM modelling exercise on CAP conditions called for

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has been called on to conduct a new modelling exercise reflecting...

July 9, 2021

Farmer appeals ANC omission following box-ticking mishap

Farmer appeals ANC omission following box-ticking mishap

A farmer who initially received no 2019 Areas of Natural Constraints (ANC) Scheme payments due to a box-ticking mishap successfully...

July 8, 2021