Minister Simon Coveney
More low-cost finance needed, hen harrier scheme movement, forestry advice and nitrates review begins.
By Contributor on 09 March 2017
Fianna Fáil's Charlie McConalogue has said more flexibility is required around the closed period for spreading slurry.
By Peter McCann on 14 October 2016
Former agriculture minister Simon Coveney has said the government needs to help farmers through any difficulties that may arise from Brexit.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 20 September 2016
Douglas Fannin, a farmer from Co Cavan, is still awaiting the compensation that the Public Accounts Committee says is owed to him by the Government for TB reactor animals taken from his farm in 2009.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 29 July 2016
Meeting with Commissioner, Ulster Bank loans, littering, glyphosate, road safety.
Good morning. In the news today: family farm incomes up 6% in 2015, Grove Farm sale cleared, IFA second most active agricultural lobbying group after Ibec, and ASAI dismisses complaint by Burger King.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 25 May 2016
Acting Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has clarified why some farmers are still experiencing delays in relation to their BPS and GLAS payments.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 28 April 2016
The suggestion was made at a meeting with farm organisations last Wednesday following the exhaustion of National Reserve funding for this year.
By Amy McShane on 12 April 2016
Irish dairy farmers will not be offered proposed voluntary measures that would see them paid to lower milk production, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney told the Irish Farmers Journal.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 March 2016
As farm incomes crash around Europe, tractors converged on the venue of Monday's meeting of the Council of EU agriculture ministers in Brussels. Meanwhile, intense lobbying got under way.
Addressing EU agriculture ministers in Brussels this Monday, European Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan said he was prepared to allow milk producers to adopt their own measures to limit production.
By Thomas Hubert on 25 August 2016