Thu, 17 Dec, 2015
Thu, 03 Dec, 2015
IRISH and French farm leaders have agreed to work closely together to ensure that the European Union farm budget is maintained in its entirety and that the Common Agricultural Policy in the future continues to support agriculture and active European farmers.
Fri, 05 Mar, 2010
EUROPEAN farm and co-op leaders have urged the new Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Dacian Ciolos, to maintain Common Agricultural Policy direct aid payments to in a bid to safeguard a viable and competitive EU agriculture sector.
Sat, 13 Feb, 2010
RETAILERS, processors and marketeers were yesterday accused by the new president of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) John Bryan, of having failed to return a price capable of providing a viable income for family farmers in all the main sectors.
Wed, 13 Jan, 2010
THE president of the Irish Farmers Association Padraig Walshe has strongly rejected suggestions from Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Minister Brendan Smith that Ireland should examine alternatives to the historical basis used for calculating the single farm payment.
Fri, 08 Jan, 2010
A CARBON tax of €15 per tonne was introduced on fossil fuels, and applied to petrol and diesel since last Thursday. It will apply to kerosene, marked gas oil (for agricultural use), liquid petroleum gas, fuel oil and natural gas from May 1, 2010.
Thu, 17 Dec, 2009
FARMERS are to get an an initial allocation of €2 million in emergency relief for flood victims, and the €45 second instalment of farm waste management scheme (FWMS) grants, and €39m of REPS payments, will be brought forward to December from early in 2010.
Thu, 26 Nov, 2009