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Average payment in ACRES general nearly €4,500
Anne O'Donoghue
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has revealed the average payment made to 19,600 farmers in ACRES general to date is €4,479.
1 March 2024 News
Minister highlights national stop food waste day
The focus of this year's national stop food waste day, taking place this Friday, is encouraging people to know more about their food waste habits by taking the stop food waste challenge.
29 February 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: tillage drop, Guinness interview and three crops
On this week’s show, we chat with sustainability manager at Diageo David Hagan, hear about gluten-free oats and have all the latest news in the world of tillage.
‘Entirely possible’ ag appeals bill passed by summer - McConalogue
At pre-legislative scrutiny for the agricultural appeals (amendment) bill, the independence of the appeals review panel and the need for farmer representation on it were raised.
29 February 2024 News
Over 23,000 farmers receive ACRES injection
The interim ACRES payments are being made after months of IT system turmoil in the Department of Agriculture.
28 February 2024 Schemes
Farmers dump slurry and tyres at Brussels farmer protest
Ahead of the meeting of the EU Council of Agriculture Ministers on Monday, protesting farmers off-loaded slurry, crashed through police barricades and set piles of tyres on fire.
28 February 2024 News
Minister can use force majeure on three-crop rule
The EU will not grant a derogation from the three-crop rule, but Ireland can use force majeure to overcome this issue.
28 February 2024 News
Over 23,500 farmers to receive €114m in interim ACRES payments
The Department will begin issuing interim ACRES payments this week, with thousands of farmers waiting months for payment.
28 February 2024 News
McConalogue appeals for CAP funds as EU ag ministers meet in Brussels
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue stressed the need for a simpler and better funded CAP at Monday's EU council of agriculture ministers.
26 February 2024 News
Larry Murrin to be new Bord Bia chair
Murrin will succeed Dan MacSweeney, who spent six years as chair and was previously CEO of Carbery.
23 February 2024 News
Proposed appeals review panel needs separation from Department - farm orgs
At the pre-legislative scrutiny of the agriculture appeals (amendment) bill 2024, the ICMSA said the proposed independent appeals review panel needs farmer representation.
22 February 2024 News
Minister must deliver interim ACRES payments by end of month - Kerrane
Deputy Claire Kerrane said Minister Charlie McConalgue, in the Dáil this Thursday, reiterated his commitment to delivering all interim ACRES payments by the close of February.
22 February 2024 News