CSP

ICMSA: No milk recording in eco-scheme ‘a fundamental error’

ICMSA: No milk recording in eco-scheme ‘a fundamental error’

The lack of a milk recording option in the eco-scheme has been described as a “completely fundamental error that will...

November 29, 2021

CAP deal: European Parliament set to give final green light today

CAP deal: European Parliament set to give final green light today

A vote will take place in a full sitting of the European Parliament today (Tuesday, November 23) that is expected...

November 23, 2021

Minister McConalogue ‘commits to 25% eco-scheme’

Minister McConalogue ‘commits to 25% eco-scheme’

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has “committed” to funding eco-schemes to the tune of 25% of...

November 22, 2021

IBLA defends minister’s approach to CAP consultation

IBLA defends minister’s approach to CAP consultation

The Irish Beef and Lamb Association (IBLA) has come out in defence of Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine...

November 14, 2021

INHFA to host minister for CAP information meeting

INHFA to host minister for CAP information meeting

The Donegal county branch of the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association (INHFA) will host Minister for Agriculture, Food and...

November 12, 2021

Minister to begin CAP consultation mart tour

Minister to begin CAP consultation mart tour

Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Charlie McConalogue will begin a tour of marts around the country with the aim...

September 16, 2021

January 1 deadline for CSP ‘a challenging one’ – Minister

January 1 deadline for CSP ‘a challenging one’ – Minister

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has said that the deadline of January 1, 2022 for EU...

September 13, 2021

CAP: Admin costs for new schemes raised with ministers

CAP: Admin costs for new schemes raised with ministers

The administration costs of schemes under the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for 2023 to 2027 is an area of...

September 10, 2021

CAP deal passes vote in European Parliament agri committee

CAP deal passes vote in European Parliament agri committee

The Agriculture and Rural Development Committee of the European Parliament has voted to accept the agreement that was reached in...

September 9, 2021

Farm groups outline CAP demands in meetings with ministers

Farm groups outline CAP demands in meetings with ministers

Farm groups have met with ministers of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to outline their demands for...

September 8, 2021

Drinks Ireland calls for boost in tillage production in next CAP

Drinks Ireland calls for boost in tillage production in next CAP

Drinks Ireland, the industry body representing the alcoholic beverages industry, has called for an increase in tillage production and a...

September 8, 2021

CSP: ‘Disappointing that uplands are not referenced’

CSP: ‘Disappointing that uplands are not referenced’

The Irish Uplands Forum (IUF) has said it is disappointed with the lack of any mention of upland landscapes and...

September 7, 2021

Macra calls for ‘robust’ active farmer definition under next CAP

Macra calls for ‘robust’ active farmer definition under next CAP

Macra na Feirme has called for a ‘robust” definition of an active farmer to be established “to ensure payments are...

September 6, 2021

Here’s a self-propelled harvester with a difference; but what is it?

Here’s a self-propelled harvester with a difference; but what is it?

The CSP Metitron 560 (pictured above) can produce pellets from a variety of ‘raw materials’. It’s designed to be used...

February 28, 2018