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Agribusiness
Rural development will be important in CAP 2020
Phelim O'Neill
'Smart' will be the theme for agriculture and rural policy into the next CAP as well as the current version.
5 April 2017 Dealer
110 Irish response to CAP consultation
With just over three weeks to go on the CAP consultation, just 110 Irish responses have been received out of almost 33,000.
14 September 2016 News
Milk reduction scheme deadline
In a presentation to the joint Oireachtas committee on agriculture the farm organisations IFA, ICMSA, Macra and ICSA had different ideas on how the €11.1m in aid should be spent.
EU glyphosate extension but pre-harvest use under threat
While the EU has granted an extension, pre-harvest use is under threat, which might massively restrict grassland use of the weedkiller.
13 July 2016 Dealer
Analysis: Glyphosate is now a political football
National politics and anti-Monsanto feeling are combining to create an impasse for the relicensing of an everyday farm herbicide.
8 June 2016 News
Hogan plans to extend dairy Private Storage Aid
The European Commissioner for Agriculture has announced that he is proposing an extension to the PSA scheme for skimmed milk powder (SMP) and butter.
27 January 2016 News
Hogan set for top EU agriculture job Ciolos replaced by Hogan
With Dacian Ciolos returning to Romania the key Agriculture Commissioner post in Brussels is to be filled by Irish TD Phil Hogan.
10 September 2014 News
Commission to approve GM maize cultivation
While the recent vote to allow cultivation of GM 1507 in the EU was inconclusive, legal obligation forces the commission to now approve the crop following numerous safe reports from the EFSA.
12 February 2014 News
Meat used in processed food should be labelled
The country of origin for meat used in processed foods should be labelled, according to the MEPS sitting on the EU's Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee.
30 November -0001 News
Hogan wants simplification without changing 'anything fundamental'
CAP simplification is a priority of European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan, but a member of his cabinet has said that there are no plans to revise core legislation.
30 November -0001 News
Department considering providing farm finance under the RDP
Including financial instruments such as loan schemes for the agricultural sector in the Rural Development Programme is not a straightforward process, but the Department of Agriculture is exploring it.
30 November -0001 News
CAP and Brexit feature in Council meeting
Minister Creed participated in Monday’s Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting in Brussels.
30 November -0001 News