Northern Ireland
All BPS entitlement values reduce by 9%
Peter McCann
More deductions will occur in subsequent years to pay for the new Suckler Cow Scheme and Farming With Nature.
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Growing anger at Welsh farm policies
The Welsh government is currently consulting on some radical changes to farm support.
€1.74bn paid in agri schemes in 2023
The payments are a vital source of supports to farmers in an era of record input costs, pressure on output prices and vulnerable farm incomes.
24 January 2024 Schemes
Minimal change to area payments before 2026
Most farmers will see little change in the rules around area payments next year.
17 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Sustainable Food NI in the home straight
David Wright reports from the first of six UFU roadshows which took place in the La Mon Hotel on Monday night
10 January 2024 Northern Ireland
‘Politicians should cherish their farmers’
An annual farming conference took place at the University of Oxford last week.
10 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Farm rules and dates unchanged for 2024
Cross-compliance standards for 2024 were published by DAERA last week in a document that spans 97 pages.
3 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Cross-compliance comes to an end in England
The change is part of the on-going overhaul of agricultural policy in England since Brexit.
3 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Important caveat to NI beef payment
The beef carbon reduction scheme will inevitably result in a partial redistribution of farm payments.
3 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Beef scheme heralds the start of a new era
A fundamental change in NI farm payments will happen over the next three years.
27 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Less than 100 land parcels abandoned - Minister
Land abandonment can result in a decline in species diversity, according to Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue.
20 December 2023 News