Rural Development Programme
The delivery of Northern Ireland’s Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 (RDP) by DAERA has been described as “bordering on the farcical” by the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).
By Peter McCann on 08 December 2017
We talk to Peter Campbell, a new entrant and trainee auctioneer, to see what the autumn statement means for him.
By Odile Evans on 16 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
Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has announced the publication of the request for tenders from consultants intending to facilitate the establishment of beef producer organisations (POs).
By Thomas Hubert on 28 August 2017
IFA national rural development committee chair Joe Brady has called for the Department to ensure the full utilisation of all EU and national funding in the Rural Development Programme (RDP).
By William Conlon on 21 July 2017
Farm safety week, positive cattle trends and the IFA makes proposals on RDP amendment
By Contributor on 27 July 2017
Fianna Fáil's spokesperson on agriculture, Charlie McConalogue, has said that there is chronic underspend in relation to the Rural Development Programme.
By Amy Forde on 14 July 2017
Farmers getting paid to achieve environmental goals they have set themselves – the model pioneered by the Burren locally-led agri-environmental scheme is moving into hen harrier-designated areas.
By Thomas Hubert on 14 July 2017