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With the harvest in full swing, it is important that farmers get catch crops into the ground as soon as possible.
By William Conlon on 17 August 2017
'Further work needed to save the Curlew'
Further works are needed to save the Curlew, according to the latest update of the Curlew Conservation Programme by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS).
By Amy Forde on 08 August 2017
Some 18,000 farmers have applied for the conservation of bees, 20,000 for birds and 17,000 for bats under the three tranches of GLAS.
By Anthony Jordan on 01 August 2017
Catch crops should not be just about GLAS, writes Andy Doyle.
By Andy Doyle on 27 July 2017
Of the 36,700 farmers in GLAS I and II, just 20,376 have submitted nutrient management plans, a key component which ensures farmers get their full GLAS payment.
By Amy Forde on 27 July 2017
Farmers receive €800,000 in GLAS payments
The Department of Agriculture is encouraging farmers to submit their nutrient management plans (NMPs) in order to receive their GLAS balancing payment.
By Amy Forde on 24 July 2017
Farmers should note that record sheets detailing GLAS actions carried out during the year must be maintained annually.
By Peter Varley on 20 July 2017
Balancing payments have issued to 10,000 farmers participating in GLAS, but over 20,000 farmers still await final 2016 payments.
By Peter Varley on 13 July 2017
Some 4,876 farmers have chosen the Low Emission Slurry Spreading (LESS) action across the three tranches in GLAS, with the number of applicants more than doubling in tranche III.
By Anthony Jordan on 06 July 2017
€10m in GLAS balancing payments to issue to 15,000 farmers
The Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has announced that almost €10m in GLAS balancing payments are issuing today to 15,000 farmers in the GLAS 1 and 2 scheme.
By Amy Forde on 07 July 2017
Payment for the final 15% of GLAS money will not be made until the NMPs are submitted.
By Caitríona Murphy on 06 July 2017
A Roscommon farmer and agricultural consultant has been cleared for GLAS money after complaining to the Ombusdman.
By Caitríona Murphy on 06 July 2017
The remaining 2016 payments for GLAS farmers are scheduled for the 'coming weeks' but payments cannot issue until nutrient management plans are submitted.
By Peter Varley on 06 July 2017
IT problems continue to hold up GLAS commonage plans
The Department of Agriculture has extended the deadline for online submissions of GLAS commonage management plans.
By Amy Forde on 07 July 2017
Under the Low Input Permanent Pasture Action in GLAS, parcels cannot be topped between 15 March and 1 July annually.
By Amy Forde on 29 June 2017
A Roscommon farmer and agricultural consultant has made a formal complaint about the scheme.
By Caitríona Murphy on 29 June 2017
From 1 July this year, GLAS farmers are allowed to top and mow parcels in low input permanent pasture (LIPP) and traditional hay meadow respectively.
By Peter Varley on 29 June 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: planning permissions and GLAS
In the news today, 27 June: planning permissions slacken in the first quarter of 2017 and GLAS topping deadline lifts soon.
By Amy Forde on 26 June 2017
Further €554,548 GLAS I and II payments issued
A further €554,548 was paid to farmers in the latest run of GLAS I and II payments.
By Anthony Jordan on 23 June 2017
Farmers with Low Input Permanent Pasture (LIPP) can top the parcel from 1 July this year.
By Peter Varley on 22 June 2017
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