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TAMS approval rates slow, with 899 applications approved in a month
Martin Merrick
Approvals rates under TAMS III have halved over the last month, with a weekly approval rate of 225 applications being seen.
19 June 2024 News
China responds to EU tariffs on electric cars
Irish and EU pork exports to China in the firing line, as China responds to EU introduction of 38.5% tariff on electric vehicles.
19 June 2024 Schemes
Supplementary payment runs for CRISS and CISYF
A total of €5.5m is being paid to CRISS applicants, while €3.5m in additional funding is being paid to young farmer scheme participants.
Comment: Permanent ban on horse slaughter not the right approach
Caitríona Morrissey looks at why banning horse slaughter in the aftermath of the RTÉ Investigates revelations is not the right thing to do.
19 June 2024 News
Under 10% of Food Vision 2030 targets met
However, 56% of the targets have substantial action undertaken, according the the second annual report into the progress of Food Vision 2030.
19 June 2024 News
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
China launches anti-dumping probe on EU pork
Move comes in response to increased EU tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles.
17 June 2024 News
Minister ‘satisfied’ the balance of trade favours the agri-food sector
Abiding by international trade rules ensures Irish farmers can maintain their premium place in overseas markets - McConalogue.
17 June 2024 News
No immediate move on forestry setback rules - McConalogue
A review of the setback rules in relation to clear-fell operations is set for stakeholder consultation in the back-end of this year.
16 June 2024 News
McConalogue suspends operations at horse abattoir
The Co Kildare slaughter plant is also subject to a legal notice detaining all carcases that presented for slaughter in the past week.
16 June 2024 News
Farmer who paid cash for quad helmet unable to claim farm safety grant
Minister McConalogue confirmed that a farmer who paid cash for a quad helmet is ineligible to recoup money under the National Farm Safety Measure 2023.
15 June 2024 News
Forgotten farmer scheme to be funded in the next budget – McConalogue
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue said it is his intention to have such a scheme funded through Budget 2025.
13 June 2024 News