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Payment delays are ‘a disgrace’ at a time of need

THE delay in scheme payments to farmers this autumn – caused by the ‘new CAP’, according to the Dept. of Agriculture ...

Farm fury as Government hikes up fuel prices

THE Government, including their local TDs and Senators, have been asked to ‘change tack’ as regards the imposition of...

Approvals for liming scheme are issued

THOUSANDS of farmers across the West of Ireland have received letters from the Dept. of Agriculture over the past for...

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Grain farmers hoping for a drier autumn

ALMOST all of the spring grain crops across Galway have yet to be harvested as farmers pin their hopes on a fine spell of weather arriving over the...

Pressure grows to prevent payment hold-ups

THE IFA is seeking an urgent meeting with Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue, over Department proposals to delay this year’s farm scheme...

Brexit cash should be accessed for sheep aid funds

THE Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue, has been called upon this week to ‘dip into’ the Brexit Adjustment Reserve (BAR) to put some kin...

Fertiliser impasse on prices continues

THE major national suppliers of fertilisers have been asked to come clean and sell their product at current market values – and not at inflated pri...

‘Dismay’ at Dept. proposal to delay scheme payments

PROPOSALS put forward by the Dept. of Agriculture to push back payment dates for a range of agricultural support schemes have been greeted ‘with di...

Farmers need to be aware of safety liabilities

FARMERS have been strongly advised this week to diligently check out all safety, insurance and liability issues before embarking on construction pr...


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