Joint Committee on Agriculture

Government ‘causing demise of horticulture sector’

Government ‘causing demise of horticulture sector’

Following the appearance yesterday (Tuesday, July 20) of officials from various departments before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food...

July 21, 2021

Peat shortage issue to go before joint committee today

Peat shortage issue to go before joint committee today

The issue of peat shortages in the horticulture sector will come under the spotlight at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on...

July 20, 2021

Heritage officials called on to attend agri-committee on peat

Heritage officials called on to attend agri-committee on peat

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine has written to the Minister for Housing, Local Government and...

July 15, 2021

Oireachtas ag committee to talk CAP with farm groups today

Oireachtas ag committee to talk CAP with farm groups today

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine will hear from farm organisations today (Wednesday, June 9) on...

June 9, 2021

New agri-environment pilot to have average payment of €4,700

New agri-environment pilot to have average payment of €4,700

The incoming pilot agri-environment scheme will have an estimated average payment of “in or around” €4,700 – and will be...

March 31, 2021

Brexit on table again for Oireachtas agriculture committee this week

Brexit on table again for Oireachtas agriculture committee this week

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine will be devoted to Brexit and related issues when it...

December 14, 2020

Brexit and its impact on agri industry to go under spotlight of Oireachtas committee

Brexit and its impact on agri industry to go under spotlight of Oireachtas committee

Brexit and its impact on the agri-food industry will be under the spotlight at this week’s meeting of the Joint Committee...

December 7, 2020

Oireachtas Committee was ‘misled’ over forestry licences – Fitzmaurice

Oireachtas Committee was ‘misled’ over forestry licences – Fitzmaurice

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine was “misled” over the issue of forestry licences last week,...

December 3, 2020

Agri committee to hear from minister on racing fund and hand sanitiser

Agri committee to hear from minister on racing fund and hand sanitiser

The issues of the Horse and Greyhound Racing Fund, as well as recalled hand sanitiser, will come up for discussion...

November 23, 2020

IFA claims licence ‘crisis’ threatens €500 million forestry industry

IFA claims licence ‘crisis’ threatens €500 million forestry industry

Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) President Tim Cullinan has said over 1,000 farmers are caught up in the forestry licence crisis...

October 20, 2020

Agri committee to meet food retail adjudicator tomorrow

Agri committee to meet food retail adjudicator tomorrow

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine is scheduled to meet with Christine Tacon, the UK’s Groceries...

November 4, 2019

Inaction on tillage report means it is now ‘outdated’

Inaction on tillage report means it is now ‘outdated’

In November 2017, Pat Deering TD and chairperson of the Joint Committee on Agriculture released a report on the future...

September 25, 2019

Oireachtas committee postpones meeting with Creed

Oireachtas committee postpones meeting with Creed

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine has decided to postpone a planned meeting with Minister Michael...

September 8, 2019

Oireachtas agri committee considering early meeting next week

Oireachtas agri committee considering early meeting next week

The chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine is considering the possibility of a meeting on...

August 30, 2019

Taking injunctions against individual farmers ‘like David vs. Goliath’

Taking injunctions against individual farmers ‘like David vs. Goliath’

It is highly regrettable that individual farmers have been named in High Court injunctions brought forward by certain meat processors,...

August 28, 2019

Farmer definitions and budget key sticking points for post-2020 CAP

Farmer definitions and budget key sticking points for post-2020 CAP

Definitions of young and genuine farmers, as well as the elephant in the room that is the CAP budget, remain...

July 2, 2019

Oireachtas committee to discuss introduction of pig levy

Oireachtas committee to discuss introduction of pig levy

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine will hear from Minister Michael Creed tomorrow, Tuesday, July 2,...

July 1, 2019

Oireachtas beef report ‘must not sit on a shelf gathering dust’

Oireachtas beef report ‘must not sit on a shelf gathering dust’

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and Marine report on “The Future of the Beef Sector in the Context of...

June 25, 2019