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ACRES advisory charges of €900 ‘unacceptable’ - IFA
Barry Murphy
The IFA has suggested that farmers request a full breakdown of all costs charged by their adviser for the submission of an ACRES application.
30 November 2022 Viewpoints
Time to take stock of €100m European Innovation spend
Almost €100m to be spent on European Innovation Partnership (EIP) projects from 2023.
30 November 2022 Schemes
22,439 ACRES applications submitted
The breakdown of applications under the ACRES co-operation and ACRES general entry routes is finely balanced at 11,418 and 11,021 applications, respectively.
Common ACRES Co-operation area questions and answers
Following meetings held in recent weeks, Mary McAndrew, project manager for ACRES West Connacht co-operation area outlined the main questions received to the Irish Farmers Journal.
30 November 2022 Schemes
My Farming Week: Mike McDonagh, Recess, Co Galway
Galway farmer Mike McDonagh is renting 300ac of fenced mountain land and runs a flock of 200 March lambing ewes with pedigree Shorthorn cattle.
30 November 2022 News
CAP schemes: your questions answered
Department of Agriculture officials answered farmers questions in relation to CAP in Tralee, Co Kerry last week.
30 November 2022 Schemes
ACRES application numbers approaching 20,000
Farmers at the Irish Farmers Journal CAP information meeting in Kerry on Wednesday night heard the number of applications for ACRES is closing in on 20,000.
24 November 2022 News
Big burst in demand for rare breeds
The new Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES) will pay farmers to keep and produce offspring from rare Irish breeds.
23 November 2022 News
ACRES could 'lead to environmental decline' in the Burren
At a time where we should be showing huge environmental ambition, we unfortunately seem to be showing a little bit less, Brendan Dunford of the Burren Programme has said.
23 November 2022 News
Camera at the Mart: small cows making big prices at inaugural Dexter sale
Tier 1 access into ACRES has driven demand for native breeds of livestock, as was seen with the prices secured in Raphoe on Friday night last.
23 November 2022 Markets
Burren and SUAS Wicklow schemes show what can be done
It is also fair to say that ACRES isn’t perfect and should be allowed to evolve.
23 November 2022 Viewpoints
Wicklow SUAS: farmers at the ‘heart’ of habitat improvements
The Wicklow Uplands SUAS EIP concluded this week with farmers and ecologists reflecting on the progress made over the scheme’s five years.
23 November 2022 News