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UK beef decline to drive Irish import demand
Rachel Donovan
Currently consumption of beef in the UK is higher than production.
19 June 2024 News
Dairy calf scheme grossly underfunded
The scheme set out to pay dairy farmers €20 per calf up to a maximum of 50 calves but if no additional funding is secured, the maximum payment could be €9/calf.
19 June 2024 Letters
Letter regarding CAP payments
"Irish farmers produce world class food. We should all be very proud of them. It's about time." Name & details with the Editor
Small 2023 payment boost for CRISS and young farmers’ scheme
Funding targets for these schemes have not been met, leaving leftover funds to be distributed to participants.
18 June 2024 News
Tillage: buffers, liebacks and changes to ACRES rules
There are a lot of rules for tillage farmers to follow to protect water quality and more changes to ACRES rules.
15 June 2024 Nitrates
News podcast: €15m CAP flattening swing to west and 2023's water quality
Listen to get your update on the latest news in the farming world, from the impact of CAP payment changes to the official figures on 2023's water quality trends.
14 June 2024 Podcast
Exclusive: west in line for €15m CAP payment boost
Modelling of BISS payments by the Department of Agriculture shows payments totalling €15m will be foregone by 15 counties and transferred mainly to 11 western counties.
12 June 2024 Schemes
€15m in BISS funding crossing county lines under convergence
The move from 60% to 85% convergence will see 15 counties experience a combined cut of €15m, with this funding transferring to nine counties, mainly located along the western seaboard.
12 June 2024 Schemes
Over €4m of CAP spend went to advisers last year
Teagasc topped the Knowledge Transfer beneficiaries list, with a Co Cork-based adviser coming second.
12 June 2024 News
Farm Tech Talk: CAP payments and VAT refunds
Beef prices, top CAP earners and VAT refunds all feature on this week's Farm Tech Talk.
7 June 2024 News
State agencies, large estates and EIPs claim their share of CAP
Some €49m went on LEADER funding under the CAP in the latest list of payment beneficiaries.
5 June 2024 News
Dáil to hear motion on nature law
The Dáil's regional group, largely made up of independents, will move a motion it says would secure the right farm on lands used to meet EU Nature Restoration Law targets.
5 June 2024 News