Rural Development Programme
IFA national rural development committee chair Joe Brady has called for the Department to ensure the full utilisation of all EU and national funding in the Rural Development Programme (RDP).
By William Conlon on 21 July 2017
Farm safety week, positive cattle trends and the IFA makes proposals on RDP amendment
By Contributor on 27 July 2017
Fianna Fáil's spokesperson on agriculture, Charlie McConalogue, has said that there is chronic underspend in relation to the Rural Development Programme.
By Amy Forde on 14 July 2017
Farmers getting paid to achieve environmental goals they have set themselves – the model pioneered by the Burren locally-led agri-environmental scheme is moving into hen harrier-designated areas.
By Thomas Hubert on 14 July 2017
The groundbreaking BurrenLIFE project has been recognised as the best ever LIFE project in the 25 year history of the programme.
By Odile Evans on 02 June 2017
IFA rural development chair Joe Brady has insisted that Minister Creed must prioritise the provision of an additional €25m for the areas of natural constraint (ANC) scheme in the 2018 budget.
By Contributor on 25 May 2017
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed TD offers opinion on what he and his Department have done to protect farmers since the Brexit vote.
By Contributor on 18 May 2017
A total of 22 projects have been shortlisted for the next phase of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) initiative under the RDP.
By Odile Evans on 14 May 2017
In December 2015, 3,313 farmers applied to join business developments groups with a further 118 dairy and pig farmers joining in November 2015.
By Peter McCann on 13 April 2017
The Irish Farmers Association held a briefing for members of the Oireachtas members on the ANC review.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 06 April 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