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€15,000 to €100,000 lump sums proposed by Commission for farmers
Noel Bardon
The European Commission has proposed allowing member states to mobilise funds to compensate farmers for rising input costs.
3 May 2022 News
Consumers need to know that EU farmers are 'already sustainable' - Wojciechowski
The European Commissioner for Agriculture has warned that EU citizens need to be informed on how sustainable their farmers already are.
20 April 2022 News
Fertiliser grants of €107/ha for Poland’s farmers
Grassland and tillage farmers in Poland will soon be able to apply for up to €5,350.
Commission’s publication of observations on Ireland’s CAP plan delayed
The Commissioner for Agriculture has delayed the publication of the initial assessment for three weeks.
4 April 2022 News
War in Ukraine causes the EU rethink
EU commission respond to the political leadership given and produce a range of measures that are a first step towards recognising that food security cannot be assumed.
24 March 2022 News
‘Wriggle room’ for Ireland to adapt CAP plan – Wojciechowski
There is no reason to go astray from implementing the objectives of Europe’s Farm to Fork and Green Deal strategies, according to Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski.
21 March 2022 News
Commissioner ‘not adverse’ to fodder and feed scheme proposals – MEP
The Commissioner for Agriculture indicated to Colm Markey MEP an openness to hearing possible solutions to the challenges posed to maintaining food and feed production in the EU.
17 March 2022 News
‘Decisive action’ needed to ensure EU food security – MEPs
Members of the European Parliament’s AGRI committee penned a letter to Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski on Wednesday calling on him to urgently review the EU’s approach to food security.
9 March 2022 News
Food security must top agenda for Food Vision dairy group – IFA
The IFA says that given the war in Ukraine and its impact on food security, Ireland should be using its superior climate efficiency credentials in food production.
7 March 2022 News
Commission to review Farm to Fork objectives amid Ukrainian crisis
The food security concerns that have arisen within the European Commission since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have prompted a reassessment of the objectives of the Farm to Fork strategy.
3 March 2022 News
Commission’s response to fertiliser 'crisis' due on Wednesday
The Commissioner for Agriculture has said that a Commission response to crises of fertiliser and energy costs will be issued on Thursday.
28 February 2022 News
Language demonising red meat not appropriate – McConalogue
European Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski said that food marketing should encourage the shift to a more plant-based diet with less red and processed meat.
21 February 2022 News