New €83m tagging scheme to open in June
Noel Bardon
The five-year scheme is anticipated to open within weeks and target 800,000 cattle this year.
31 May 2023 News
Marts and producer groups claim their CAP share
A number of marts, cooperatives and producers’ groups benefitted from CAP payments in 2022.
31 May 2023 News
No convergence kick yet for west
The pause on convergence saw county-by-county payments stay largely unchanged between 2021 and 2022.
€10m horticulture scheme to open
It is expected that investment options will be included for investments for field vegetables, mushrooms and fruit.
31 May 2023 News
World's first genotyping scheme to roll out for Irish farmers
The scheme is expected to cost €23m in year one and €15m yearly when the genotyping focus turns to calves.
31 May 2023 News
Dáil suspended after row erupts during nature restoration debate
Independent TD Michael Collins claimed that a Government minister had given away private information on his farm to the Dáil.
31 May 2023 News
€23m of Brexit fund to pay for year one of genotyping scheme
Funding for years two to five of the programme will be divided between farmers, industry and the Department of Agriculture.
31 May 2023 News
INHFA survey finds only 8% of farmers willing to rewild
Farmers are becoming aware of the EU’s proposed nature restoration law, an INHFA survey has found.
30 May 2023 News
Young Stock Podcast: show season for rare and exotic breeds in Wexford
In this week's episode of the Young Stock Podcast, Co Wexford farmer and rare breed enthusiast Matthew Kehoe gives the run-down of which unconventional breeds he keeps.
29 May 2023 Podcast
EU mental health strategy needed for farmers’ ‘silent pandemic’ - MEP
UCD researchers spoke of their finding that one in four farmers are at risk of suicide.
29 May 2023 News
East Cork’s Denis O’Leary claims top Dairygold milk quality award
The high-EBI pedigree Friesian herd gave 577kg of solids, while maintaining high environmental standards, Dairygold said.
26 May 2023 News
Fisheries agency warns that convictions can follow farm water pollution
IFI wants farmers to engage with the agency to minimise water pollution risks this silage season.
26 May 2023 News