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State agencies, large estates and EIPs claim their share of CAP
Noel Bardon
Some €49m went on LEADER funding under the CAP in the latest list of payment beneficiaries.
5 June 2024 News
Top five CAP earners based outside Ireland
Here are the top five earners of CAP payments issued by the Department of Agriculture for recipient based outside of Ireland.
Average BPS payout at three-year low
In both 2020 and 2021, additional money was added into the BPS payment pot in NI.
Revealed: top 10 recipients of direct payments in 2023
Potato growers, a stud farm, beef farms and dairy farms feature among the top earners of direct payments for 2023.
30 May 2024 Schemes
Wild Atlantic Nature project wins major European award
A results-based project titled 'Wild Atlantic Nature' has won the 2024 EU Natura 2000 Award. Based in the northwest of the country, the pilot scheme led to the development of ACRES.
30 May 2024 News
New conditions for NI farm support
The number of new conditions attached to future farm support is not the key issue that should concern NI farmers
29 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Farmers reminded not to stack bales too high
Silage bales must not be stacked within 20m of a surface water, according to the CAP conditionality requirements.
22 May 2024 News
CAP payments are crucial to small farmers, survey finds
A new Teagasc study has underscored the necessity of direct payments in leaving small beef and sheep farmers with a farm income.
22 May 2024 News
Over 124,000 apply for BISS
This is down nearly 4,500 applications from last year, which saw over 128,500 in by the May deadline.
17 May 2024 News
Final push as BISS applications exceed 106,471 submissions
With 106,471 applications submitted as of 12 May 2024, it leaves over 20,000 applications to be submitted in the final few days before Wednesday’s deadline of midnight on 15 May 2024.
13 May 2024 Schemes
Issues remain with charter of rights - IFA
It is vital to secure a new charter that is fit for purpose and serves farmers well in a practical and real way over the next number of years, IFA Connacht chair Brendan Golden has said.
10 May 2024 News
Calls for 'common sense' on fertiliser penalties
The potential for penalties to be imposed on low-stocked farms has come 'like a bolt out of the blue' for many farmers, the INHFA claimed.
8 May 2024 News