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Over €4m of CAP spend went to advisers last year
Noel Bardon
Teagasc topped the Knowledge Transfer beneficiaries list, with a Co Cork-based adviser coming second.
8 May 2024 News
Mad dash to complete BISS applications
There were 83,096 BISS applications submitted as of 6 May leaving in excess of 45,000 applications to be submitted in the final 10 day window. Darren Carty and Rachel Donovan report.
Thousands of BPS forms not submitted
Scheme rules are due to change from 2025 onwards, which could see increased activity with entitlement trading.
Big push to get 45,000 BISS applications submitted
It is estimated that there are in the region of 45,000 BISS applications to be submitted in the final 10 days before the deadline of midnight on Wednesday, 15 May.
8 May 2024 Schemes
Minister must provide clarity on phosphorus-related penalties - Kerrane
Claire Kerrane of Sinn Féin has asked Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to provide clarity and communication on phosphorus-related penalties.
2 May 2024 News
ACA calls for 10-day window to rectify derogation errors
Advisers explained how minor administration breaches, such as forgetting to upload a document, results in rejection of the derogation application.
13 March 2024 News
Michael Ryan appointed new ACA president
Working as an agricultural adviser since 1993, Ryan is also a part-time tillage and sheep farmer.
8 March 2024 News
New Dairy Beef Scheme to open this month
The Department of Agriculture has announced updates on the new four-year dairy beef scheme.
8 March 2024 News
Private farm advisers feel ‘ignored’ by Department
The ACA expressed frustration at being left on the sidelines of the ASSAP programme last week.
Derogation loss would cut margins €980/ha in high-yielding herds - ICOS
The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture is three weeks into its series of hearings on the derogation.
28 February 2024 News
Farmers vent fury at protest outside key ICBF meeting
Farmers have said that the ICBF has devalued their stock with "one press of a button".
22 February 2024 News
Beef indexes to headline ICBF stakeholder forum
Adam Woods reports on the announcement of the first ICBF stakeholder forum.
24 January 2024 Breeding & health