Polls were carried out at CAP 2020 consultations around the country over the past few weeks.
By Amy McShane on 06 February 2017
European Commissioner Phil Hogan proposed a fairer and more transparent penalty system for direct payments, to end the "climate of fear" for farmers when applying.
By Áine Hennessy on 19 January 2016
The French sheep sector is facing similar challenges to Irish producers with low incomes a concern. We get a snapshot into an early and mid-season production system.
By Darren Carty on 31 December 2015
The Irish Farmers Association today (Sunday) launched the IFA Guide to New Farm Schemes and Payments, which outlines details across all schemes, as well as farmers’ rights on inspections and payments.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 09 August 2015
This week we reported on concerns that not all farmers will qualify for GLAS due to high demand, the opposition to the publication of farmers' direct payments and the worsening superlevy situation.
By Farmers Journal on 06 March 2015
MEPs voted strongly of favour of Phil Hogan serving at EU Agriculture Commissioner for the next five years.
By Pat O'Toole on 02 October 2014
Analysis undertaken by IFA outlines agriculture’s importance to the economy at county level,
The IFA is seeking a 100% advance of the Single Farm Payment from 16 October to help drystock and tillage farmers cope with income pressure.
By Farmers Journal on 29 August 2014
County rounds to find the FBD Young Farmer of the Year 2014 have taken place nationwide
Drystock sector being left behind, as dairy surges away across all categories.
By Pat O'Toole on 29 May 2014