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Farmers frustrated with Nature Restoration Law uncertainties
Noel Bardon
Farm groups have warned that their concerns and questions with the law had not been answered before the law was passed by MEPs.
28 February 2024 News
Green light for EU Nature Restoration Law
Some 11 of Ireland’s 13 MEPs backed the law in the European Parliament's final vote on Tuesday.
28 February 2024 News
ICSA disappointed that nature restoration law passed
ICSA president Seán McNamara said while the rewetting element of the law was scaled back, it is still unclear if these targets will be met in the future without farmland.
EU nature restoration law: concerns remain on funding gap
The IFA, ICMSA and Sinn Féin have all raised concerns over the lack of funding backing up the nature restoration law voted through the European Parliament on Tuesday.
27 February 2024 News
MEPs push EU nature restoration law past final hurdle
The EU nature restoration law has passed through the European Parliament by a significant majority.
27 February 2024 News
Fine Gael MEPs to back nature restoration law at final hurdle
The party's five MEPs are to vote to pass the final version of the nature restoration law on Tuesday.
27 February 2024 News
MEPs targeted ahead of nature restoration vote
The INHFA has called on Ireland’s 13 MEPS to vote down the Nature Restoration Regulation in Strasbourg next Wednesday.
21 February 2024 News
Dempsey at Large: what should a modern CAP look like?
While an emergency grouping to advise the Commission has been set up, more is needed.
21 February 2024 Viewpoints
MEP 'Ming' Flangan to vote against nature restoration regulation
The Midlands and Northwest MEP said he could not vote for the regulation with long-term funding not being put in place to compensate farmers who are affected by the new EU policy.
19 February 2024 News
Gene editing vote gives 'hope' to tillage challenges
Gene editing could shave three or four years off the time needed to develop a new variety, according to a leading Teagasc researcher.
14 February 2024 News
MEPs back gene-edited seed but without patents
MEPs want any new varieties resulting from gene editing to be free from patents.
7 February 2024 News
von der Leyen to propose redraw of sustainable use regulation
President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said “the SUR proposal has become a symbol of polarisation”.
6 February 2024 News