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Tillage
Department awaits Commission response on three-crop rule
Siobhán Walsh
The Department of Agriculture has applied for a derogation from the three-crop rule requirements, but has not received a formal response.
7 February 2024 Viewpoints
Tillage dilemma - the real cost
The cumulative effect is what hits farmers and could ultimately push them out of tillage.
6 February 2024 News
IFA demands new tillage incentive scheme for 2024
The IFA has also raised issues with the unharvested crop support scheme at a meeting with the Department.
No leeway on three-crop rule in 2024
This will come as a blow to tillage farmers struggling with unharvested crops, wet land and a reduction in winter planting area.
29 November 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
Stakeholder consultation under way for 2024 CAP peatland rules
Farmland on peat soils will face new requirements from 2024, but these requirements have yet to be finalised.
9 October 2023 News
Window for planting forage crops closing in
Farmers planning on planting catch crops on their farms should do so as soon as possible to get as much growth as possible.
2 September 2023 News
Forage crop rule change is not enough and does not promote sustainable farming
These rules need to be changed as soon as possible to allow crops to be planted on time to produce a good yield.
29 August 2023 News
IFA calls for extension to upcoming ACRES deadlines
Deadlines for the establishment of protected margins and the sowing of suitable seed mix must be extended, according to the IFA.
28 August 2023 News
Forage crop rule change a ‘torpedo’ for farmers - ICSA
The ICSA has warned that new forage crop rules will threaten the ability of tillage and livestock farmers to co-operate.
22 August 2023 News