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‘Farmers are at breaking point’ – Healy
Heavy overnight rain in many parts has added to the financial difficulties faced by farmers.
By Odile Evans on 17 April 2018
River Basin Management Plan for Ireland welcomed by IFA
The new River Basin Management Plan 2018-2021, launched by the Department of Housing on 17 April, has been welcomed by the IFA but others say it does not go far enough.
By Odile Evans on 17 April 2018
Deputies at the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee have called on the Minister for Agriculture to introduce a meal voucher scheme and low cost loans.
By Odile Evans on 12 April 2018
GLAS grazing extension for traditional hay meadow
With saturated land an ongoing issue in many parts of the country, a grazing extension has been granted to farmers who chose the THM under GLAS.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 10 April 2018
Re-digitisation not to blame for GLAS delays, according to Minister Creed.
By William Conlon on 05 April 2018
The top three counties get €72m between them in GLAS funding, figures show.
By Odile Evans on 30 March 2018
Mapping issues were highlighted as one of the reasons farmers have not received payments to date.
By William Conlon on 29 March 2018
With farmers anxious to get out to fields, GLAS applicants must be conscious of what they can and can’t do on certain parcels.
By William Conlon on 29 March 2018
Farmers undertook GLAS training courses last year, and a large proportion received a Department payment.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 26 March 2018
Cork, Galway and Mayo are in the top three for the amount of CAP funding they receive.
By Odile Evans on 25 March 2018
Poor uptake of the TAMS and Knowledge Transfer schemes are raising the prospect of farmers missing out on funds earmarked for them.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 March 2018
While over 60% of unpaid GLAS farmers remain ineligible, there are some farmers who are now facing termination from the scheme.
By William Conlon on 22 March 2018
Over half of participants waiting for GLAS payments 'ineligible'
As revealed in this week's Irish Farmers Journal, 4,000 farmers were waiting for GLAS payments. But the Department has said that some 2,300 are ineligible for payment due to paperwork issues.
By Odile Evans on 15 March 2018
Over 13,000 farmers face future delayed payments unless they complete key actions in the scheme.
By William Conlon on 15 March 2018
If a farmer wishes to apply for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) as a registered farm partnership they must be registered with the Department of Agriculture by 31 March 2018, so time is running out.
By William Conlon on 15 March 2018
The blame for the delays has been laid firmly at the Department of Agriculture's door.
By William Conlon on 15 March 2018
William Conlon takes a closer look at one of the main problems dogging the GLAS scheme and delaying payments to farmers.
By William Conlon on 15 March 2018
Of the 3,939 farmers, yet to be paid the figures show that 1,897 are in GLAS 1, figures from the Department of Agriculture show.
By Amy Forde on 08 March 2018
A county by county breakdown of the 6,000 farmers waiting on 2017 advance payemnts has been provided by the Department of Agriculture
By William Conlon on 22 February 2018
Overall stocking levels must be met by the end of 2018 for farmers to avoid penalties in GLAS, writes William Conlon.
By William Conlon on 22 February 2018
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