Northern Ireland
Future funding ‘under threat’ suggests Brown
David Wright
While farm funding is secure for the next financial year, there is no clarity beyond that
28 February 2024 Northern Ireland
BCRS is not a new “slaughter premium”
The new beef scheme should not be included in any discussions around the price of finished cattle.
23 February 2024 Schemes
Schemes update: over €4m paid under schemes this week
Payments worth €2.59m took place under BISS and CRISS, €1.1m under the Eco Scheme and €0.72m under the Tillage Incentive Scheme.
Sinn Féin wants full convergence in next CAP
In the second part of a wide-ranging interview, Claire Kerrane shares her views on convergence, rewetting and the nitrates derogation.
21 February 2024 News
Tillage farm incomes to plummet
Wet weather is causing havoc on tillage farms and rules and regulations are adding to problems as farmers assess whether to resow or not.
7 February 2024 News
Sheep Management: SIS, organic farming rules, census deadline
The €12 per ewe sheep improvement scheme has opened for applications from farmers defined as new entrants.
7 February 2024 Management
Dempsey at Large: Listening to farmers' concerns
There is also a realisation that the targets for the proportion of food to be organic by 2030 are wildly unrealistic.
31 January 2024 Viewpoints
Call for Government to buy land to give to young farmers
The Irish Family Farm Rights Group chair Donie Shine says the Government should purchase lands and give it to younger farmers to make small and medium sized farms more viable
31 January 2024 News
Scheme payments update: €3.4m paid under BISS and CRISS
Payments also took place in the Eco Scheme, ANC, TAMS, SIM and Protein Aid Scheme.
26 January 2024 Schemes
€1.74bn paid in agri schemes in 2023
The payments are a vital source of supports to farmers in an era of record input costs, pressure on output prices and vulnerable farm incomes.
24 January 2024 Schemes
Dempsey at Large: ACRES on steroids
It’s instructive to look at what has been happening just across the Irish Sea in England.
17 January 2024 Viewpoints
€11m paid BISS, CRISS, ANC and Eco Scheme
Payment runs under these schemes have resumed, following a brief break over Christmas, and will continue at regular intervals.
10 January 2024 Schemes