Rural Development Programme
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
Macra na Feirme recently met the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed and his officials.
By Contributor on 16 March 2017
Contractors have now been selected for the five-year hen harrier scheme, but farmers are concerned about the scheme's value and what farmers will have to do.
By Amy McShane on 28 February 2017
The European Commission has given its green light to an amendment to Ireland's Rural Development Programme allowing a number of schemes to proceed.
By Thomas Hubert on 27 January 2017
Former agriculture minister Michelle O'Neill has succeeded Martin McGuinness as the new leader of Sinn Féin in Northern Ireland.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 23 January 2017