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Beef Finishers Payment details ‘straightforward and inclusive’

Beef Finishers Payment details ‘straightforward and inclusive’

The details around the Beef Finishers Payment (BFP) scheme have been lauded as “straightforward and inclusive” by the Irish Creamery...

August 6, 2020

€50 million beef payments ‘should be capped at 80 cattle’

€50 million beef payments ‘should be capped at 80 cattle’

The €50 million beef support scheme aimed at beef finishers should be available to all farmers that finish cattle –...

June 23, 2020

€50 million beef support scheme: The key points so far

€50 million beef support scheme: The key points so far

The €50 million beef support scheme, which received cabinet approval last Friday, June 12, is aimed at being “as user-friendly...

June 17, 2020

Cabinet approval announced for €50 million beef support scheme

Cabinet approval announced for €50 million beef support scheme

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, today announced cabinet approval for an allocation of €50 million to...

June 12, 2020

Young farmers ‘need prioritisation’ in proposed beef scheme

Young farmers ‘need prioritisation’ in proposed beef scheme

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed has been called on by Macra na Feirme to ensure young...

June 12, 2020

Voluntary suckler reduction scheme ‘needs careful consideration’

Voluntary suckler reduction scheme ‘needs careful consideration’

A scheme offering payment to assist farmers wishing to exit the suckler sector “needs careful consideration”, according to the Irish...

June 6, 2019

Over 75,000 farmers to receive €160 million in ANC payments

Over 75,000 farmers to receive €160 million in ANC payments

Over 75,000 farmers are to receive in excess of €160 million in payments under the Areas of Natural Constraints (ANC) Scheme. The...

September 19, 2017

Nearly 11,000 Nutrient Management Plans yet to be submitted

Nearly 11,000 Nutrient Management Plans yet to be submitted

Close to 11,000 Nutrient Management Plans (NMPs) have yet to be submitted to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the...

September 15, 2017

Kerry farmers face potential levies on new farm buildings

Kerry farmers face potential levies on new farm buildings

Farmers in Co. Kerry will be subject to levies on new farm buildings under draft proposals from Kerry County Council...

July 19, 2017

Over 94% of GLAS applicants have received payment

Over 94% of GLAS applicants have received payment

Over 94% of GLAS applicants have now been paid, according to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. An...

May 29, 2017

‘Outstanding 85% GLAS payments will be completed by the end of April’

‘Outstanding 85% GLAS payments will be completed by the end of April’

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has given a commitment to the IFA that all outstanding 85% GLAS...

April 7, 2017

Over €1.5m issued in GLAS payments during the past week

Over €1.5m issued in GLAS payments during the past week

Over €1.5m has been issued in GLAS payments by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine during the past week. The...

March 31, 2017

GLAS and AEOS payments; see how many farmers are unpaid in your county

GLAS and AEOS payments; see how many farmers are unpaid in your county

A county-by-county breakdown of the payments completed under GLAS and AEOS has been released by the Minister for Agriculture, Food...

March 27, 2017

GLAS payments totalling over €114m issued to date

GLAS payments totalling over €114m issued to date

GLAS payments totalling €114,179,553 have been issued to date, according to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. In the...

March 24, 2017

‘Delay in Hen Harrier Scheme leaving farmers in a precarious position’

‘Delay in Hen Harrier Scheme leaving farmers in a precarious position’

Further delays in the €35m Hen Harrier Scheme are leaving farmers in a more ‘precarious position than ever’, the ICSA’s Rural...

March 16, 2017

Deadline looming for applications to improvement scheme in the North

Deadline looming for applications to improvement scheme in the North

The deadline for applications to Tier 2 of the Farm Business Improvement Scheme in Northern Ireland is set to close...

March 7, 2017

Hen Harrier Scheme to provide ‘income’ for farmers

Hen Harrier Scheme to provide ‘income’ for farmers

The Hen Harrier Scheme will provide farmers with an additional income stream on top of GLAS and GLAS Plus, the...

February 28, 2017