Farm subsidies to be cut with EU enlargement
Anne O'Donoghue
If Ukraine joined the EU it would cost over €96bn in CAP funds, according to the IFA.
14 April 2024 News
Dairygold to import fodder 'if necessary'
The co-op estimates that it will provide interest-free credit to the value of €35m to its suppliers this spring.
20 March 2024 Viewpoints
Colm McCarthy - Green diesel should not be seen as a handout to farmers
The farm organisations should be concerned that the Irish arrangements for green diesel are being characterised as a subsidy to farming.
Slow Green Deal timeline and ban machinery subsidies, say EU farm contractors
'Overly ambitious' EU Green Deal timelines and 'farmer machinery subsidies' are the key issues driving contractors to participate in farmer protests across Europe, writes Claire McCormack.
20 March 2024 News
A lot of positives in new beef scheme
John Egerton doesn’t share the view of many others when it comes to the Beef Carbon Reduction Scheme.
13 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Polish farmer border blockade intensifies
Poland, Greece, Italy, the Czech Republic and Wales, as well as Ireland, are among the countries where farmer protest were held this week.
21 February 2024 News
Farmer Writes: Days of industrious farmers are gone
Soon there will probably be no native whitethorn propagation and it’ll be all imported stock, which risks bringing the fire blight disease.
14 February 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer protests sweep across Europe
Anne O'Donoghue and Noel Bardon examine the spread of farmer protests across the EU and what drove protest action in the EU agricultural powerhouses of Germany, France, Poland and Belgium.
7 February 2024 News