CAP Reform

CAP consultation extension welcomed: ‘We need time to debate’

CAP consultation extension welcomed: ‘We need time to debate’

The decision by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to extend the consultation period for submissions to the...

August 19, 2021

Minister urged to state when he learned of stinging suckler clause

Minister urged to state when he learned of stinging suckler clause

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has been called on to state when he heard about the...

August 13, 2021

Suckler cap: Controversial proposal ‘clarified’ at town hall

Suckler cap: Controversial proposal ‘clarified’ at town hall

Those who have strong opinions on the proposed cap on expanding suckler cow numbers under the draft suckler efficiency scheme...

August 13, 2021

Department outlines CAP ‘case studies’ to highlight changes

Department outlines CAP ‘case studies’ to highlight changes

With the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s draft Common Agriculture Policy Strategic Plan (CSP) still generating talk, the...

August 12, 2021

Young farmers ‘unimpressed’ with format of CAP town halls

Young farmers ‘unimpressed’ with format of CAP town halls

Young farmers’ organisation Macra na Feirme has had its say on the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s (DAFM’s)...

August 12, 2021

Department defends suckler scheme limit in ‘Town Hall’

Department defends suckler scheme limit in ‘Town Hall’

In the first of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s ‘Town Hall’ webinars on the Common Agricultural Policy...

August 11, 2021

CAP: Potential for young farmer TAMS grant to buy land

CAP: Potential for young farmer TAMS grant to buy land

The possibility of a financial support package for young farmers in the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to assist in...

August 11, 2021

CAP: ‘Vagueness and mixed messaging unacceptable’

CAP: ‘Vagueness and mixed messaging unacceptable’

The “vagueness and mixed messaging” on the topic of the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has been deemed “unacceptable” by...

August 11, 2021

CAP ‘Town Hall’ outlines changes for eligible land

CAP ‘Town Hall’ outlines changes for eligible land

The first of the ‘Town Hall’ meetings on the upcoming Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for 2023 to 2027 took place...

August 11, 2021

CAP convergence: ‘Benefits to many outweigh losses to few’

CAP convergence: ‘Benefits to many outweigh losses to few’

Convergence of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments has been backed by the Irish Beef and Lamb Association (IBLA), which says...

August 11, 2021

‘Farce’: Farmer frustration over CAP ‘sham consultation’

‘Farce’: Farmer frustration over CAP ‘sham consultation’

The consultation process by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine on the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has...

August 11, 2021

CAP: Minister urges farmers to ‘make their voices heard’ this week

CAP: Minister urges farmers to ‘make their voices heard’ this week

Irish farmers across the country have been called on to “have their voices heard” over the course of this week’s...

August 10, 2021

Penalty puzzle: Minister called on to ‘clarify intent’ of draft suckler scheme

Penalty puzzle: Minister called on to ‘clarify intent’ of draft suckler scheme

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has been called on by the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) to...

August 6, 2021

How will farmers get direct payments under the new CAP?

How will farmers get direct payments under the new CAP?

Direct payments are a key part of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) – so farmers will be keen to know...

August 3, 2021

CAP: What will the proposed new agri-environment scheme entail?

CAP: What will the proposed new agri-environment scheme entail?

As the timeline for the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) edges closer – with an expected start time for 2023...

August 3, 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

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Minister Charlie McConalogue post CAP agreement interview

Minister Charlie McConalogue post CAP agreement interview

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue believes that he brought the best possible Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)...

July 7, 2021

Minister ‘must use transition period to begin road’ towards fairer payments

Minister ‘must use transition period to begin road’ towards fairer payments

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has been urged to “begin the long road towards a fairer...

July 7, 2021