MEPs targeted ahead of nature restoration vote
Declan O’Brien
The INHFA has called on Ireland’s 13 MEPS to vote down the Nature Restoration Regulation in Strasbourg next Wednesday.
19 February 2024 News
Nature restoration law would be ‘death warrant of rural Ireland’ - INHFA
The INHFA has called on Irish MEPs to oppose the nature restoration law in an upcoming vote.
14 February 2024 News
Teagasc hill sheep conference to focus on health
Flock health, hill sheep breeding, biodiversity and lessons from the Sustainable Uplands Agri-Environment Scheme (SUAS) EIP project will be among the topics discussed.
IFA demands extra ACRES places for farmers
IFA hill farming chair Caillin Conneely highlighted that delayed payments are causing “frustration among hill farmers".
27 January 2024 News
INHFA outlines amendment needed to nature restoration law
The proposed law, according to the INHFA, in its current form is a direct threat to CAP payments.
25 January 2024 News
Opinion: forestry policy ' hostile to native woodland creation in uplands'
The role of trees in our uplands is either ignored or actively discouraged by current forestry policy, writes Ray Ó Foghlú.
Straw hits €50/bale in the west
The cost of imported straw has also increased, with prices up €20-30/t since before Christmas.
10 January 2024 News
No guaranteed timeline for ACRES co-operation payments
Around €100m in delayed payments to 18,000 ACRES co-operation farmers are due to the start in February, but Minister McConalogue could not say all applicants will be paid next month.
10 January 2024 Schemes
Agreed Irish position sought on Nature Restoration Law
The Irish amendment seeks to make the law optional for farmers and remove the obligation to re-wet drained peatlands or restore former habitats.
6 December 2023 News
Over 18,600 farmers hit by delay to ACRES payments
Over €100m in ACRES co-operation payments to be delayed until February 2024 at the earliest.
6 December 2023 Schemes
More funding needed to accommodate farmers looking to join ACRES - INHFA
The limited number of places available will lead to major disappointment for many farmers, the INHFA has said.
1 December 2023 News
INHFA calls for increased ACRES funding
The limited number of places available will lead to major disappointment for many farmers, the INHFA has said.
24 November 2023 Schemes