Tillage farmers face €7,500 weather hit
Siobhán Walsh
Tillage farmers are facing into a year of huge financial losses and policy and regulations are increasing problems on farms.
17 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Minimal change to area payments before 2026
Most farmers will see little change in the rules around area payments next year.
3 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Farm rules and dates unchanged for 2024
Cross-compliance standards for 2024 were published by DAERA last week in a document that spans 97 pages.
Cross-compliance comes to an end in England
The change is part of the on-going overhaul of agricultural policy in England since Brexit.
3 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Ensuring compliance with sheep animal identification requirements
There were in excess of 350 tagging and flock register breaches identified in cross-compliance inspections in 2022, with approximately 170 of these receiving a penalty.
2 December 2023 Management
Sheep Management: SIS queries, drafting considerations and weather checks
Adherance to the sheep improvement scheme reference number is important where the aim is to maximise scheme payments.
29 November 2023 Management
The sheep clean livestock policy refresher course
Poor weather and difficult ground conditions have brought the sheep livestock policy back into the spotlight.
26 November 2023 Management
News podcast: GPS slurry clamp down and dairy’s economic value
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
27 October 2023 News
Almost 8,000 cross-compliance inspections carried out in 2022
The Department of Agriculture has analysed the outcomes of the near 8,000 cross compliance inspections it carried out on farms in 2022. Barry Murphy reports.
25 October 2023 News
Almost 2,000 farmers in breach of cattle tagging rules
Hundreds of cattle farmers were found to be in breach of cattle identification and registration requirements in 2022.
25 October 2023 News
Almost 400 farmers fined for water quality breaches
The Department of Agriculture inspected farmers’ adherence to regulations to protect water quality last year.
25 October 2023 News
Department fines farmers for excessive poaching
There were a number of areas under Good Agricultural and Environmental Condition (GAEC) requirements where farmers were penalised in 2022.
25 October 2023 News