CAP

‘Grasping the nettle’ that is farm succession

‘Grasping the nettle’ that is farm succession

Alan Jagoe, from the European Council of Young Farmers (ECOYF), has told AgriLand that agriculture must grasp the nettle that...

October 4, 2013

Ireland was under quota by three per cent for 2012/2013

Ireland was under quota by three per cent for 2012/2013

For the milk quota year 2012/2013 Ireland was three per cent under quota. This is according to the latest European...

October 1, 2013

New EU farm policy clears key hurdle

New EU farm policy clears key hurdle

The View from Europe: Agriculture MEPs endorse Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Reform deal Legislation for the new CAP was endorsed by...

October 1, 2013

Follow the Leader, Enda ploughs on

Follow the Leader, Enda ploughs on

Taoiseach Enda Kenny arrived at this year’s National Ploughing Championships amid much fanfare today. The man of the moment ploughed...

September 26, 2013

The young guns in fighting form

The young guns in fighting form

Kieran O’Dowd the newly appointed President of Macra na Feirme talks to AgriLand on how the organisation continues to fight on...

September 26, 2013

What is the definition of a young farmer in the new CAP?

What is the definition of a young farmer in the new CAP?

‘New CAP, New Era’ is the theme of Macra na Feirme’s annual conference, sponsored by Dawn Meats and Ulster Bank. Hosted...

September 17, 2013

Innovation challenges for family farms, minister

Innovation challenges for family farms, minister

Speaking yesterday at a meeting of EU Agriculture Ministers in Lithuania, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon...

September 11, 2013

‘Banks have left agriculture in the lurch’

‘Banks have left agriculture in the lurch’

John Deere Agricultural Division President Mark von Pentz has indicated that the banks’ decision to “effectively” walk away from agriculture...

August 26, 2013

Big increase in grain costs a growing concern

Big increase in grain costs a growing concern

The viability of Irish grain production is in question as a result of the relentless increase in costs over the...

August 20, 2013

Meetings under way to reconstruct sugar beet industry

Meetings under way to reconstruct sugar beet industry

Sugar beet meetings with the Department of Agriculture are under way with the view to re-construction of the beet industry. However,...

August 13, 2013

Agri Aware Day: Irish farm and food showcase set for Dublin Zoo

Agri Aware Day: Irish farm and food showcase set for Dublin Zoo

Irish agriculture and sustainably produced Irish food produce will be the focus at the inaugural Agri Aware Day which takes...

August 1, 2013

Dutch dairy board member view

Dutch dairy board member view

“Some neglect what milk actually is. If you want to be the best in class you should know everything about milk.” These...

July 25, 2013

What is an active farmer? ICMSA

What is an active farmer? ICMSA

The President of Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA) John Comer said the outline Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) agreement communicated...

July 2, 2013