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TAMS III payments to start issuing this week
Anne O'Donoghue
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has announced that payments will commence this week.
5 June 2024 News
Farmers' support steadies for McConalogue
The Minister for Agriculture has maintained his approval rating recovery since last December.
5 June 2024 News
Second half of 2024 before ACRES NPI approvals issue - Minister
Almost 4,300 farmers in ACRES CP applied for 43,910 NPIs as part of their participation in the scheme.
Major campaign launched to up farmers' focus on water quality
The campaign focuses on eight actions farmers can take to reduce the risk of impacting on water quality.
Teagasc to lead 'Better Farming for Water' campaign
The new campaign will create eight new roles within Teagasc, including six water catchment co-ordinators, a water quality catchment research officer and a programme manager.
29 May 2024 News
CAP must be more flexible in responding to extreme weather - Minister
The current CAP does not respond quick enough to extreme weather events, Minister McConalogue told his EU counterparts.
27 May 2024 News
Over 124,000 apply for BISS
This is down nearly 4,500 applications from last year, which saw over 128,500 in by the May deadline.
17 May 2024 News
Irish beef gets green light from South Korea
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue said South Korea was designated as a priority market for Irish beef and years of work have gone into gaining access.
15 May 2024 News
Review of TAMS reference costs needed – ICMSA
The ICMSA called on Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to initiate the process of such a review.
9 May 2024 News
McConalogue seeks coalition backing of derogation
Minister McConalogue will bring a memo to his Cabinet colleagues next week asking for a whole Government approach to securing the derogation beyond 2025.
8 May 2024 News
No suspension of Scottish log imports - Minister
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue was responding to a question asking his position on suspending log imports from Scotland due to the presence of the bark beetle there.
4 May 2024 News
Department could take over the inspection of small abattoirs
Approximately 30 local authority veterinary inspectors carry out food safety duties at some 500 smaller abattoirs across the country.
1 May 2024 News