Climate and environment
New scheme to pay farmers up to €250/ha in next CAP
Darren Carty
In addition to significantly higher payments, farmers participating in the Organic Farming Scheme will also be offered priority access to the new agri-environment scheme and higher grant aid.
15 June 2022 News
Farmers should question AECM advisors on hill grazing – INHFA
The INHFA has hit out at the environmentalists who want sheep taken off the hills.
7 June 2022 News
Preliminary 2022 BPS application error notifications now issuing
Those who respond to notifications from the Department should face no penalty if they do so before 21 June.
€200 for farms to have their habitats recorded
Private advisers will conduct the on-farm habitat studies expected to begin just before the second-half of the year.
11 May 2022 News
Ireland ahead of farm advisory curve - EU evaluation
The evaluation recommended that the administrative burden of delivering farm advice be reduced across the EU to ensure funds allocated to farm advice are fully utilised.
9 May 2022 News
Credit union body backs Cultivate as farm finance brand for sector
The Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) is encouraging all its members to use Cultivate if they wish to enter the agri lending market.
21 April 2022 News
Mike Magan to chair fodder and food committee
The committee will meet for the first time on Friday to discuss measures.
10 March 2022 News
Basic Payment Scheme opens for applications
Maps and land details will be provided to farmers by the Department of Agriculture in the coming days.
16 February 2022 News
Farmers may lose money by attending Department’s training scheme – ICMSA
The ICMSA has said that when the cost of labour if factored in, farmers may in fact lose by attending the Department’s new environmental training scheme.
9 February 2022 News
Minister launches €7m farmer environmental training scheme
Advisers facilitating the training days will deliver at least half of the training on a farm, the Department has said.
8 February 2022 News