Exclusive: west in line for €15m CAP payment boost
Darren Carty
Modelling of BISS payments by the Department of Agriculture shows payments totalling €15m will be foregone by 15 counties and transferred mainly to 11 western counties.
12 June 2024 News
Over €4m of CAP spend went to advisers last year
Teagasc topped the Knowledge Transfer beneficiaries list, with a Co Cork-based adviser coming second.
12 June 2024 Schemes
€15m in BISS funding crossing county lines under convergence
The move from 60% to 85% convergence will see 15 counties experience a combined cut of €15m, with this funding transferring to nine counties, mainly located along the western seaboard.
Farm Tech Talk: CAP payments and VAT refunds
Beef prices, top CAP earners and VAT refunds all feature on this week's Farm Tech Talk.
7 June 2024 News
State agencies, large estates and EIPs claim their share of CAP
Some €49m went on LEADER funding under the CAP in the latest list of payment beneficiaries.
5 June 2024 News
Dáil to hear motion on nature law
The Dáil's regional group, largely made up of independents, will move a motion it says would secure the right farm on lands used to meet EU Nature Restoration Law targets.
5 June 2024 News
Junior ministers bank over €50,000
Minister of State Pippa Hackett and her husband Mark Hackett earned a total of €37,420.87 in CAP payments in 2023.
5 June 2024 News
Top five CAP earners based outside Ireland
Here are the top five earners of CAP payments issued by the Department of Agriculture for recipient based outside of Ireland.
5 June 2024 News
Coolmore companies net over €450,000 in CAP payments
As well as bloodstock, Coolmore also has a substantial tillage enterprise and cattle operation.
5 June 2024 News
Third amendment of CAP schemes taking place
This is the third time since the CAP Strategic Plan launched in 2023 that schemes have been amended.
4 June 2024 News
What do farm leaders demand of Ireland’s next batch of MEPs?
With the European elections looming, the Irish Farmers Journal spoke to the IFA, the ICSA, the INHFA and Macra on the upcoming elections.
3 June 2024 News
How the European Commission, Parliament and Council work
Pat O'Toole takes a look at the three stools of Brussels - the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers.
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