Quality Payment System

Department commissions study into QPS in-spec bonus criteria

Department commissions study into QPS in-spec bonus criteria

A consultancy study on the Quality Payment Scheme (QPS) in-spec bonus criteria that is currently in operation has been commissioned...

December 17, 2019

TD welcomes ‘proactive approach’ of Aldi in beef issues

TD welcomes ‘proactive approach’ of Aldi in beef issues

A Fianna Fáil TD has welcomed the “proactive approach” of Aldi in relation to the beef price issue and the...

December 16, 2019

‘No scientific basis provided’ for movement penalties – ICOS

‘No scientific basis provided’ for movement penalties – ICOS

It is high time that the decade-old “dysfunctional” Quality Payment System (QPS) is reviewed, according to the Irish Cooperative Organisation...

August 15, 2019

‘Age limits determined by processors and retailers’ – Creed

‘Age limits determined by processors and retailers’ – Creed

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has outlined that the eligibility for additional bonus payments on...

March 1, 2019

‘4 movements rule must go, and must go now’  – IFRG

‘4 movements rule must go, and must go now’ – IFRG

The Irish Family-Farming Rights Group (IFRG) has called on the ‘four movements’ rule to be scraped, calling it “arbitrary” and...

November 26, 2018

QPS criticism ‘fully borne out’ according to farmers’ group

QPS criticism ‘fully borne out’ according to farmers’ group

The Chairperson of the ICMSA’s (Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association’s) Livestock Committee, Michael Guinan, has said his organisation feels vindicated...

August 16, 2017