Minister Michael Creed

Creed invited to attend Longford District Court over ‘rogue farmers’

Creed invited to attend Longford District Court over ‘rogue farmers’

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has been asked to attend a sitting of Longford District Court...

June 24, 2020

€50 million fund: Minister ‘bombarded’ with anti-beef emails

€50 million fund: Minister ‘bombarded’ with anti-beef emails

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, was apparently “bombarded with emails” over the course of last weekend –...

June 18, 2020

Number of established farm partnerships reach 3,000

Number of established farm partnerships reach 3,000

The number of established Registered Farm Partnerships (RFPs) has reached 3,000, according to Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine,...

June 17, 2020

Creed calls for ‘thorough analysis’ of EU’s 2 new strategies

Creed calls for ‘thorough analysis’ of EU’s 2 new strategies

The respective agriculture ministers from the EU’s member states held a video meeting today, Monday, June 8, to discuss the...

June 8, 2020

Means to pay farmers for carbon sequestration ‘being considered’ – Creed

Means to pay farmers for carbon sequestration ‘being considered’ – Creed

The means to pay farmers for sequestering carbon are being considered by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine...

June 8, 2020

Creed stresses ‘absolute obligation’ on processors after walkouts

Creed stresses ‘absolute obligation’ on processors after walkouts

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed has reminded meat and dairy processors “of their absolute obligation” to...

March 25, 2020

Minister confirms 2,700 capacity at Cherbourg lairage facility

Minister confirms 2,700 capacity at Cherbourg lairage facility

The smaller of the two lairage facilities at the French port of Cherbourg has been approved to take 2,700 calves...

March 18, 2020

Taskforce meeting date ‘in the hands of the chairman’ – Creed

Taskforce meeting date ‘in the hands of the chairman’ – Creed

The possible date for the Beef Market Taskforce to reconvene, after its cancelled first meeting last week, is “in the...

October 23, 2019

Government endeavouring to ‘open up’ new markets to Irish sheepmeat

Government endeavouring to ‘open up’ new markets to Irish sheepmeat

During his recent “successful trade mission to Japan”, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, said he...

October 4, 2019

Inaugural ‘CAP post-2020 meeting’ commences today

Inaugural ‘CAP post-2020 meeting’ commences today

The inaugural meeting of the new CAP post-2020 Consultative Committee has commenced today, Wednesday, May 29. The meeting is being...

May 29, 2019

CAP 2020: ‘Significant changes to direct payments system’

CAP 2020: ‘Significant changes to direct payments system’

The distribution of direct payments and the environmental conditions attached to those payments under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020...

April 8, 2019

Hard Brexit could see tariffs of €1.7 billion on Irish agri food exports

Hard Brexit could see tariffs of €1.7 billion on Irish agri food exports

If the UK was to impose World Trade Federation (WTO) tariffs on Irish agricultural exports, such rates could be up...

January 29, 2019

Creed: ‘Strong budget critical for CAP post 2020’

Creed: ‘Strong budget critical for CAP post 2020’

Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine, Michael Creed, stressed the importance of an adequately supported Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post...

January 28, 2019

Research centre for milk-based produce opens in Limerick

Research centre for milk-based produce opens in Limerick

Nestle has officially opened its first research and development centre in Ireland at its existing manufacturing facility in Co. Limerick....

January 22, 2019

€38 million in BDGP payments commence to farmers

€38 million in BDGP payments commence to farmers

Payments have commenced under the Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP) today (Friday, December 13). The announcement was made by...

December 13, 2018

Creed: Tillage forum, crop insurance, protein, greening and chemicals

Creed: Tillage forum, crop insurance, protein, greening and chemicals

In the final instalment of AgriLand‘s interview with Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed on the Irish...

November 26, 2018

Beef battle: ‘The current situation is to nobody’s benefit’

Beef battle: ‘The current situation is to nobody’s benefit’

A meat processing industry cannot exist without beef farmers who see a long-term career opportunity in the sector, Minister for...

October 4, 2018

Momentum builds on possible suckler calf support

Momentum builds on possible suckler calf support

While the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has repeatedly dismissed farm body calls for a €200...

October 4, 2018