MEPs back cuts to CAP red tape
Noel Bardon
The easing of red tape will allow member states give tillage farmers more flexibility on crop diversification and stubble cultivation rules.
20 March 2024 News
Plans to exempt 28,000 farmers from inspections
Significant flexibilities from calendar farming are proposed for tillage farmers.
14 March 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: three crops, rules, rain and some positivity
On this week’s show, we have the latest on the three-crop rule, a fieldwork update, a chat on septoria and visit the Tirlán oat mill.
Department scraps the three-crop rule for 2024
Many farmers have been under pressure to meet these requirements.
13 March 2024 News
Three-crop rule gone for 2024
The Minister for Agriculture has implemented force majeure in exempting tillage farmers from the three-crop rule for 2024. Anne O'Donoghue and Siobhán Walsh report.
13 March 2024 News
Commission plans CAP flexibility as it declares farming is in 'crisis'
Over 28,000 Irish farmers could be free from CAP inspections and payment penalties if the proposals are seen through.
13 March 2024 News
Tillage Management: weather continues to delay planting
Tillage farmers are severely impacted by weather at present as they cannot spread fertiliser or spray winter crops or start the spring planting season.
6 March 2024 Husbandry
BISS refresher: the eight Eco Scheme measures
Farmers will be automatically enrolled in the Eco Scheme based on their application preferences in 2023.
1 March 2024 Schemes
Minister can use force majeure on three-crop rule
The EU will not grant a derogation from the three-crop rule, but Ireland can use force majeure to overcome this issue.
28 February 2024 News
Department awaits Commission response on three-crop rule
The Department of Agriculture has applied for a derogation from the three-crop rule requirements, but has not received a formal response.
20 February 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: from the three-crop rule to break crop agronomy
On this week’s show, we have the latest from the Department of Agriculture on patchy crops and we report from the BASF technical conference.
15 February 2024 News
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