Common Agricultural Policy

Interview: Farming and Fianna Fail

Interview: Farming and Fianna Fail

AgriLand recently caught up with Éamon Ó Cuív, Fianna Fail’s spokesman for agriculture to discuss all things Common Agricultural Policy...

August 19, 2013

Ireland to repay €6m in farm payment errors

Ireland to repay €6m in farm payment errors

A total of €180m of agricultural policy funds wrongly spent by member states will be claimed back by the European...

August 15, 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

AgriAware Day a showcase of modern farming

AgriAware Day a showcase of modern farming

Agri Aware Day at the Family Farm in Dublin Zoo last Sunday provided an opportunity for visitors of all ages,...

August 7, 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

CAP Reform for Ireland, decisions decisions

CAP Reform for Ireland, decisions decisions

More than 100 stakeholders in the agriculture sector in Ireland have been asked to submit their views on the roll...

August 1, 2013

Payments need to go to active farmers

Payments need to go to active farmers

Following publication of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) consultation paper by the Department of Agriculture, Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President...

August 1, 2013

Thousands of farmers facing severe cuts

Thousands of farmers facing severe cuts

The amount of money available for re-distribution under the single farm payment (SFP) scheme Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Reform was...

July 26, 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

Compensation to commonage farmers?

Compensation to commonage farmers?

UPDATE: The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine has this morning outlined a series of proposals aimed...

July 17, 2013

Committee to discuss CAP Reform

Committee to discuss CAP Reform

Michelle O’Neill MLA, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development of the Northern Ireland Executive, will appear tomorrow before the Oireachtas...

July 8, 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

Young farmers CAP worth €24m as Jagoe lands CEJA role

Young farmers CAP worth €24m as Jagoe lands CEJA role

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) deal agreed yesterday provides greater flexibility on maximising the use of the 2 per cent...

June 27, 2013

ICSA: 60% minimum payment is flawed

ICSA: 60% minimum payment is flawed

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA Ireland) president Gabriel Gilmartin has said the 60 per cent minimum payment...

June 26, 2013