Over €180m in ANC payments begin to issue to farmers
Amy Forde
Payments will be visible in farmers’ bank accounts in the coming days, the Minister said.
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Huge variation in farm output compared to direct payments
Irish Farmers Journal research reveals a massive variation in the relationship between direct payments and farm output.
Suckler scheme must give farmers €300/cow - IFA
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Weekly podcast: ACRES, foot and mouth and nitrates derogation
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27 June 2022 News
Farmers with category one ANC land can now apply for silage scheme
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23 June 2022 Schemes
Department U-turn on ANC land in silage scheme
IFA president Tim Cullinan described the move as a “spectacular own goal” by the Minister for Agriculture.
22 June 2022 News
Department confirms access to fodder scheme for farmers with ANC land
While they are now eligible for the scheme, the Department of Agriculture has asked farmers with ANC category 1 land to wait for a further update before applying.
20 June 2022 News
All ANC land to be included in €100/ha silage scheme
Earlier this week, the Department of Agriculture announced that this type of land, the most disadvantaged land category, would not be eligible for the scheme.
18 June 2022 News
Fodder Support Scheme’s exclusion of some hill farmers ‘unacceptable’
The INHFA has called for a review of the silage scheme condition that leaves Category 1 ANC land ineligible for payment.
16 June 2022 News
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
1 June 2022 Northern Ireland