eco-schemes

Ireland’s eco-scheme not up to scratch – commission observations

Ireland’s eco-scheme not up to scratch – commission observations

Ireland’s proposed eco-scheme under Pillar I of the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) from 2023 will need improving, the European...

April 12, 2022

Eco-scheme: Degressive rate of payment ‘may be developed’

Eco-scheme: Degressive rate of payment ‘may be developed’

A degressive rate of payment may be developed for the eco-scheme under Pillar I of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)....

February 4, 2022

Eco-scheme: Cut to funding ‘will undermine future CAP budgets’

Eco-scheme: Cut to funding ‘will undermine future CAP budgets’

Reducing the funding for the eco-scheme in the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) “would be negatively perceived at EU level...

December 20, 2021

Department to ask EU to allow designated land in eco-scheme

Department to ask EU to allow designated land in eco-scheme

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is set to ask the European Commission to include designated Natura land...

December 2, 2021

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

Soil sampling in eco-scheme ‘most beneficial’ to suckler and sheep farmers – INHFA

Soil sampling in eco-scheme ‘most beneficial’ to suckler and sheep farmers – INHFA

The new measure regarding soil sampling, which is to be included in the eco-scheme as part of the new Common...

November 29, 2021

Three new eco-scheme options to be provided

Three new eco-scheme options to be provided

Three additional eco-scheme measures will be made available to farmers, on top of the five that have already been announced,...

November 25, 2021

Macra calls for eco-scheme to include milk recording

Macra calls for eco-scheme to include milk recording

Macra na Feirme is reiterating calls for the inclusion of faecal sampling and milk recording as potential measures that farmers...

November 24, 2021

Eco-scheme: What will be the max stocking density for extensive production?

Eco-scheme: What will be the max stocking density for extensive production?

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is set to impose a maximum stocking density under one of the...

November 16, 2021

Department reveals 5 eco-scheme actions for new CAP

Department reveals 5 eco-scheme actions for new CAP

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has revealed proposals for five different eco-scheme actions for the next Common...

September 23, 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