Derogation sought for 70% advanced direct payments
Under EU law member states may, prior to 1 December but not before 16 October, pay advances of up to 50% for direct payments and of up to 75% for support granted under rural development.
Tractor run and BBQ raises €12,000 for charity
The FCI has raised a substantial sum of money for six charities from their annual tractor run and BBQ.
TB compensation – concern over ‘subtle pressure’ on valuers
The ICSA has stated that higher rates should be paid for higher-calibre cattle.
New beef group to be launched
An 86-point plan to try to turn around the current issues within the beef industry is to be launched on Monday night.