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Cork CAP told that ‘farmers and planners are under serious pressure’
Barry Murphy
Farmers shared their views and had their questions answered at the first of the Irish Farmers Journal CAP information series events in Cork on Tuesday. Barry Murphy and Tommy Moyles report.
ACRES finally opens for 30,000 farmers
Farmers and their advisers can now submit their applications to participate in ACRES, as well as the Organic Farming Scheme.
19 October 2022 News
ACRES scheme opens for applications
Farmers and their advisers can now submit their applications to participate in ACRES.
Cross-border trade ‘black hole’ in fertiliser register plans
The Irish Co-operative Organisation Society and Teagasc shared their views on the Department of Agriculture’s planned fertiliser register with TDs and senators.
30 September 2022 News
‘Time running out’ for advisers tackling ACRES plans
“At this stage we should know what we are doing, time is running out on us,” an adviser in the Cavan-Leitrim area has said.
17 September 2022 News
€60m water quality EIP over next five years
The Agricultural Sustainability Support and Advisory Programme (ASSAP) shared its interim review with farmers on Friday.
16 September 2022 News
Tipperary adviser appointed as organic specialist for private advisers
The dedicated organic specialist will assist the ASA with the four organic events it will run this year.
19 August 2022 News
Private forestry consultants claim Teagasc advisory services 'unlawful'
The organisation, structure and funding of forestry advisory services within the State is in breach of EU competition law, according to the Association of Irish Forestry Consultants.
16 August 2022 News
Teagasc to hire temporary advisers for ACRES
The starting salary is €35,502 per annum on a pro rata basis.
16 August 2022 News
Advisers now able to access ACRES farm planning portal
A farm sustainability plan must be completed by an adviser before a farmer can apply for ACRES.
11 August 2022 News
Advisers in the dark over ACRES payments
Advisers who attended the Department of Agriculture ACRES training days were left stumped when they realised that event presentations were circulated with payment figures for measures removed.
27 July 2022 Dealer
New scheme to pay farmers up to €250/ha in next CAP
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.