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Aidan O’Driscoll to appear before Oireachtas committee
The secretary general of the Department of Agriculture will appear at a closed session of the Oireachtas agriculture committee on Tuesday evening, the Irish Farmers Journal understands.
By Patrick Donohoe on 04 July 2017
Some farmers who situated their GLAS actions in areas used in the past as REPS habitats may have to issue an appeal to the Department for payment.
By Peter Varley on 08 June 2017
Midlands farmer who thought he won his case five years ago gets fresh demand from Department for penalty dating from 2000.
By The Dealer on 30 March 2017
Department claws back €50,000 from farmer after he fails REPS inspection
The Ombudsman has rejected an appeal from a farmer who had €50,000 taken off him by the Department after failing a REPS inspection.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 12 February 2017
A contractor was delighted with the business he received lately from a farmer who needed to clear up some ground.
By The Dealer on 24 November 2016
Investment highest in dairy farms in 2015
The Teagasc National Farm Survey shows that in 2015 investment in farms across Ireland increased by 12% on 2014, with investment highest on dairy farms.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 24 May 2016
With the GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant closing date looming, Odile Evans speaks to a Cork dairy farmer who used the old grant under REPS to restore an outbuilding dating back to 1910.
By Odile Evans on 28 April 2016
"I think it is disgraceful that farmers who entered into a contract in good faith with the forest service should be treated in this manner. " - Name & Address with the Editor.
By Letters to the Editor on 25 February 2016
The 14,000 farmers who applied for GLAS II will get a decison on their acceptance into the scheme by the end of January.
By Peter Young on 07 January 2016
Farming with nature in mind: New Year resolutions
Will Warham has a few New Year resolutions for nature loving farming families and other country dwellers.
By Farmers Journal on 06 January 2016
Galway has highest number of GLAS I participants
Co Galway has the largest number of participants in the first tranche of the Green Low Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS).
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 12 December 2015
€45m in AEOS payments to flow from this week
This will bring the total paid out on AEOS (Agri-Environment Option Scheme) for the year to in excess of €75m.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 11 December 2015
With just two weeks to go to the 7 December deadline, it looks like GLAS II will be oversubscribed.
By Peter Young on 19 November 2015
Frustration is growing among the 13,000 farmers who have not yet being paid the 70% advance.
By Peter Young on 05 November 2015
The jump in agriculture spending is justified after previous bombshells.
By Peter Young on 22 October 2015
Harold Kingston provides his insight and analysis following last week's Soil Fertility conference.
By Harold Kingston on 22 October 2015
Peter Young sat down with Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney after the announcement of Budget 2016 to get his views on the key points.
By Peter Young on 15 October 2015
Forestry continues to be an attractive land use option for landowners compared with a number of other land uses, write John Casey and Tom Houlihan.
By Contributor on 15 October 2015
Farmers will be expecting a commitment to increase funding for agri-environment schemes to over €250m.
By Justin McCarthy on 08 October 2015
The Dealer does not often write about apple growers, but one issue has grabbed our attention.
By The Dealer on 17 September 2015
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