Farmers’ Charter

Ongoing delays with GLAS payments ‘a clear breach’ of Farmers’ Charter

Ongoing delays with GLAS payments ‘a clear breach’ of Farmers’ Charter

The continuing delays in GLAS payments are throwing farm finances into chaos and represent a clear breach of the terms...

December 8, 2016

How the Department decides which farms to inspect

How the Department decides which farms to inspect

The Department of Agriculture recently published the Farmers Charter which details how the Department decides which farmers should be inspected....

July 30, 2015

New tagging tolerances allowed under Farmers Charter

New tagging tolerances allowed under Farmers Charter

The Department of Agriculture recently published an updated Farmers Charter which outlines the rights of farmers. The Farmers Charter is...

July 18, 2015

Recognition that tag loss is inevitable in new Farmers Charter – ICSA

Recognition that tag loss is inevitable in new Farmers Charter – ICSA

Livestock farmers are set to be afforded the opportunity to rectify missing tags following Department inspections, according to ICSA President Patrick Kent....

June 12, 2015

Department and farm groups reach agreement on Farmers Charter

Department and farm groups reach agreement on Farmers Charter

The Department of Agriculture and the main farming organisations have concluded months of negotiations on a new Farmers Charter. Minister for Agriculture,...

June 11, 2015

Reduction in number of farm inspections key to Farmers’ Charter – ICMSA

Reduction in number of farm inspections key to Farmers’ Charter – ICMSA

A number of key issues that lead to unnecessary stress and pressures on farm families need to be addressed before...

May 26, 2015

Negotiations on new Farmers’ Charter at an advanced stage – Minister

Negotiations on new Farmers’ Charter at an advanced stage – Minister

Negotiations on the new Farmers’ Charter are at an advanced stage, according to the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney. However,...

April 20, 2015