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Spike in number of 2021 BDGP and BPS appeals
Noel Bardon
There has been a significant rise in the number of farmers appealing decisions made by the Department of Agriculture concerning their payments and schemes.
20 July 2022 News
Farmers waiting four years for independent review panel for appeals
Under the law, farmers may appeal the decision of their case to the High Court but they are still waiting for an independent review panel to be set up for appeals decisions.
6 July 2022 News
Farmers at Beef 2022: ‘No cure’ when bitten with the beef cattle disease
Beef farmers have express varying views on where the future of the beef industry lies. Rachel Donovan was at Beef 2022 to gather their thoughts.
Beef Management: flies, BDGP and Tullamore Farm Open Day
This week we take a look at increased fly activity on farms, BDGP tagging and a preview of the upcoming Tullamore Farm Beef and Sheep Open Day taking place on Tuesday 26 July.
6 July 2022 Management
Beef Management: docks, late calves and BDGP deadlines
In this week’s beef management notes beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at dock control, late calves and BDGP deadlines.
29 June 2022 Management
Beef Management: Controlling Docks, BDGP and silage safety
In this week's beef management notes, beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at contolling docks in grassland, BDGP stock bull requirements and safety at silage time
25 May 2022 Management
Beef Management Notes: BDGP stock bulls, getting AI right and dairy beef sires
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at BDGP stock bull requirements, getting AI right in beef farms and looking ahead to 2023 dairy beef calves.
4 May 2022 Management
Details sought from Commission on new suckler and sheep schemes
The European Commission has asked for further details to be provided on proposed schemes and targets contained in the CAP strategic plan.
18 April 2022 News
CAP: your questions answered
Noel Bardon and Tommy Moyles report from CAP meetings in Mullingar and Rosscarbery, where farmer questions on the next CAP were answered by Department officials.
15 March 2022 News
Farmers given flexibility in determining new suckler scheme payments
The details were reveled in the Department’s CAP information meetings along with an outline on what farmers will be required to do to secure payments of €150 or €120 per cow.
15 March 2022 Schemes
Reference years for Suckler Carbon Efficiency Programme revealed
Farmers will get to choose their own reference years for the Suckler Carbon Efficiency Programme, the proposed replacement for the BDGP scheme.
11 March 2022 News