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Minister must deliver interim ACRES payments by end of month - Kerrane
Anne O'Donoghue
Deputy Claire Kerrane said Minister Charlie McConalgue, in the Dáil this Thursday, reiterated his commitment to delivering all interim ACRES payments by the close of February.
21 February 2024 News
No date set for interim ACRES payments
The ICSA has questioned why the interim ACRES payment wasn’t made before Christmas when it “became obvious” that many participants were going to be left “high and dry”.
21 February 2024 TAMS
Priority approval announced for TAMS tranche two applications
The Minister of Agriculture announced that similar to tranche one, tranche two applicants can now apply for priority approval for urgent investments under TAMS.
TB reactors up another 24% in 2023
There were 5,078 herds hit with TB restrictions over 2023 in another metric up the year previous.
21 February 2024 News
'New REPS' a four year-old problem child
The promise of a "new REPS" faded as fast as the sunshine from the lockdown days of June 2020.
21 February 2024 Dealer
Priority approval announced for TAMS tranche two applications
The Minister of Agriculture announced that similar to tranche one, tranche two applicants can now apply for priority approval for urgent investments under TAMS.
20 February 2024 Schemes
MEP 'Ming' Flangan to vote against nature restoration regulation
The Midlands and Northwest MEP said he could not vote for the regulation with long-term funding not being put in place to compensate farmers who are affected by the new EU policy.
19 February 2024 News
Opinion: the irresistible force versus the immovable object
While the European Commission is an all-powerful machine at the heart of the EU, used to telling everyone what to do, farmers are now telling them to take a step back.
18 February 2024 Opinion
Green light for 80ha under Native Tree Area Scheme
The Native Tree Area Scheme (NTAS) allows farmers to plant up to 2ha of native woodland without the need for a licence.
17 February 2024 Schemes
Minister must deliver three-crop rule exemption - IFA
Tillage farmers are struggling to meet crop diversification requirements, as bad weather continues to prevent planting.
15 February 2024 News
Department to seek three-crop rule flexibility
The Irish Farmers Journal understands that work is under way to try to get some flexibility on crop diversification requirements, but there is no guarantee that it will come.
14 February 2024 News
Next general election begins to close in
While Paul Kehoe becomes the latest Fine Gael TD to head for the Dáil's departure lounge, Michael Fitzmaurice is embracing party politics and preparing to serve in Government, with Independent Ireland
14 February 2024 Dealer