Minister should fear for tillage sector’s future as farmers do
Siobhán Walsh
It is clear that farmers outside of the tillage sector are wondering how farmers will continue to stay in tillage as payments decline.
16 November 2022 Crops
Under the bonnet of the eco-scheme options
Being able to fulfill two eco-scheme obligations is critical for farmers to enable them to claw back almost 20% of the deduction of their entitlement value.
16 November 2022 News
Farmer views in Cavan: ‘Where is the food going to come from?’
Farmers at the Cavan leg of the Irish Farmers Journal CAP information meeting series gave their views on ACRES, entitlements and the future of farming.
The new CAP and support payment changes
Actual entitlement numbers make the consequences of the new CAP supports more real for farmers.
12 October 2022 Crops
Green light for Ireland’s CAP Strategic Plan 2023-2027
The CAP plan, which contains €9.8bn in funding, will come into effect on 1 January 2023, with schemes such as Organics and ACRES opening for applications in advance of the official commencement date.
5 October 2022 Schemes
Farmers will follow the money
This week's budget is the latest step in encouraging farmers away from production towards lifestyle farming.
2 October 2022 News
Huge variation in farm output compared to direct payments
Irish Farmers Journal research reveals a massive variation in the relationship between direct payments and farm output.
24 August 2022 News
Farmer Writes: where does the future lie?
James Strain takes a glance at the new ACRES scheme, what the 85% convergence will mean and the 25% carbon reduction.
10 August 2022 Farmer Writes
Ireland's CAP plan an 'outlier' on installation aid
Young farmers have not faired well in Ireland's CAP strategic plan relative to the plans submitted by other EU member states.
15 June 2022 News