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Only 40% of farmer's payment would be historic. Remainder based on measures chosen each year from a broad list.
By Paul Mooney on 30 March 2017
In the news today: ramifications of Operation Weak Flesh, making your voice heard on the next CAP, 20 sheep wiped out in vicious dog attack and where does our chicken come from?
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 26 March 2017
Farmers need to make their voices heard in the CAP consultation. Phelim O'Neill brings you through the steps towards completing the consultation document.
By Phelim O'Neill on 26 March 2017
The two candidates for next president of Macra na Feirme have said that concerns over the next Common Agriculture Policy have shaped much of the hustings debate over the last month.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 25 March 2017
More use of financial instruments and a retirement package were some of the recommendations included in Macra's CAP policy document.
By Amy McShane on 24 March 2017
Macra na Feirme presented its policy document, produced after a series of regional member meetings, to the Commissioner in Brussels.
By Phelim O'Neill on 24 March 2017
Brussels Insight - the CAP review must support farming properly if the EU continues to insist on farmers producing to a standard not required elsewhere.
By Phelim O'Neill on 19 March 2017
The last claim for direct payments in NI will be made in May 2019, not 2020.
By David Wright on 16 March 2017
Defra Farm Minister George Eustice has told farmers to forget about equivalent standards post-Brexit and instead focus on developing a new tailored British agricultural policy.
By David Wright on 16 March 2017
Minister Creed participated in Monday’s Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting in Brussels.
By Phelim O'Neill on 06 March 2017
With the consultation on the future of the EU's Common Agricultural Policy approaching its halfway point, ministers have it on their agenda for next week's council meeting.
By Phelim O'Neill on 04 March 2017
After just two and ahalf weeks of a 12-week consultation on 2020 CAP reforms, more than 11,400 responses have been received.
By Phelim O'Neill on 23 February 2017
Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has said that he will continue to defend the CAP budget post-2020.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 23 February 2017
The Irish Grain Growers Association has called for sweeping changes to tillage rules under the next CAP.
By Caitríona Murphy on 11 February 2017
Phelim O’Neill reports from Brussels on the direction of travel the next CAP is pointed towards.
By Phelim O'Neill on 09 February 2017
Brexit, low prices and disruptive weather are problems largely out of farmers’ hands. What they can influence, however, is the future direction of the CAP
By Damien O'Reilly on 09 February 2017
Polls were carried out at CAP 2020 consultations around the country over the past few weeks.
By Amy McShane on 06 February 2017
As the consultation on the next CAP opens, British and Northern Irish farmers are waiting to see what the government has in mind for agriculture when they leave the EU.
By Phelim O'Neill on 05 February 2017
EU Commissioner Phil Hogan was speaking in Co Wicklow on Friday.
By Amy McShane on 03 February 2017
Farmers awaiting their GLAS payment continue to contact the Irish Farmers Journal, furious with the Department of Agriculture over the payment delays.
By Patrick Donohoe on 03 February 2017
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