Department of Agriculture
The Government looks positively on the proposals for the EU's next Common Agricultural Policy as they emerge from Brussels, but officials quizzed by the Oireachtas doubted the 2020 target date.
By Thomas Hubert on 07 November 2017
IFA rural development chair Joe Brady has highlighted the risk that the allocation of €395m, earmarked for the scheme in the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, will not be utilised.
By Contributor on 09 November 2017
The moves follows intervention by the Department of Agriculture earlier this year.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 27 October 2017
How likely you were to be cross compliance inspected depended on where you farmed.
A high powered delegation of Irish and Brussels officials were out inspecting farms this week.
Farm inspection rates varied widely across the country in 2016, Irish Farmers Journal analysis reveals.
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By Patrick Donohoe on 19 October 2017
A dairy farmer has won a Supreme Court case against the Department of Agriculture over the unlawful sale of more than 200 seized cattle.
By Thomas Hubert on 19 October 2017
Failure to address the issue will certainly put the farming organisations in a very difficult position.
By Justin McCarthy on 19 October 2017