Dairy Package

Farmers will need to weigh up options with new Milk Supply Reduction Scheme – IFA

Farmers will need to weigh up options with new Milk Supply Reduction Scheme – IFA

Dairy farmers will need to weigh up whether the newly announced Milk Supply Reduction scheme will suit their business, according to...

August 29, 2016

No decision made on Government matching EU dairy package funding

No decision made on Government matching EU dairy package funding

It remains to be seen whether the Irish Government will match the €11m the state received via the latest EU...

August 5, 2016

How will Ireland spend its €11m EU dairy package fund?

How will Ireland spend its €11m EU dairy package fund?

Last week, the European Commission announced that Ireland would receive €11.1m of ring-fenced funding from its new €500m dairy package. The...

July 26, 2016

Dairy aid package must have a targeted measure for young farmers – Macra President

Dairy aid package must have a targeted measure for young farmers – Macra President

It is essential that the new dairy aid package has a similar targeted measure for young farmers like the previous aid...

July 21, 2016

‘Member States can use part of €350m aid package in sectors other than dairy’

‘Member States can use part of €350m aid package in sectors other than dairy’

EU Member States will be able to use part of the €350m conditional adjustment aid allocated under the recent EU...

July 19, 2016

ICSA questions the fairness of another dairy rescue package

ICSA questions the fairness of another dairy rescue package

ICSA President Patrick Kent has questioned the granting of a further rescue package for dairy farmers while beef farmers continue...

July 19, 2016

Farm organisations call for EU dairy package to be delivered urgently

Farm organisations call for EU dairy package to be delivered urgently

Following the announcement of latest EU dairy package, IFA President Joe Healy said it is important that the bulk of the funds made...

July 18, 2016

Who’s eligible for the young farmer top-up of the dairy package?

Who’s eligible for the young farmer top-up of the dairy package?

The Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney has announced details of the direct aid package for the dairy and pig sectors...

December 11, 2015

Dairy aid package agreed – young farmers to get €800 top up

Dairy aid package agreed – young farmers to get €800 top up

It is understood that the Department of Agriculture has decided on some of the key details of the payment of...

December 9, 2015