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MEPs propose new supply controls
David Wright
If adopted, new supply controls to restore market balance would be in place from January 2018.
27 January 2016 Schemes
CAP simplification – farmers have a big part to play
EU Commissioner Phil Hogan announced another wave of CAP simplification measures last week. Peter Young looks at what the proposed changes will actually mean for farmers in 2016.
20 January 2016 News
Hogan simplification of CAP to be welcomed
A number of measures designed to simplify CAP controls have been announced by the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan.
Simplification: What do you want changed?
We want to hear what you want changed by the EU or Government to simplify your farming life.
22 December 2014 Schemes
Simplification - what do you want changed?
Inspections, DVOs and the sheep identification system are just three of the areas that farmers want simplified, writes Peter Young.
30 November -0001 News
Hogan's priorities for 2016: Russian ban and inspection "yellow cards"
In an interview with the Irish Farmers Journal, European Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan expressed “hope” of restoring trade with Russia and promised to tackle red tape on farms.
30 November -0001 News
Access to finance and 'active farmer' definition in new simplification proposals
A further series of CAP simplification measures has been included in the Omnibus Regulation published by the European Commission earlier this week.
30 November -0001 News
CAP simplification a priority for re-elected European ag committee chair
Polish man Czeslaw Adam Siekierski has been re-elected as chair of the agriculture and rural development committee in Europe.
30 November -0001 News
Simplification of greening measures on the way
In a meeting of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture today, the European Commissioner for Agriculture said that he is working on a package of measures to simplify greening.
30 November -0001 News
CAP simplification will reduce stress burden on farmers says IFA
IFA deputy president Tim O'Leary welcomed the new proposals from EU Commissioner Phil Hogan on the reduction of CAP penalties.
30 November -0001 News