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Weekly podcast: suckler cull, nitrogen targets and Kerry Co-op
Barry Murphy
Listen into this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
7 December 2022 News
Pace of change a theme at Fianna Fáil conference
The raft of changes that have taken place in agriculture policy since Charlie McConalogue became Minister in 2020 were documented in Tyrellspass on Saturday.
7 December 2022 Schemes
Final chance to submit organic scheme applications
The deadline for submitting applications is fast approaching, with the current tranche closing for applications at 11.59pm on Friday 9 December.
Farmer Writes: When the stars aligned to plant 50ac of forestry
Gerald Potterton is done with the commercial planting of trees.
7 December 2022 Farmer Writes
ACRES applications surge over 35,000
Reports indicate that there could be in the region of 15,000 applications submitted in the final week.
7 December 2022 Schemes
Lack of economic impact assessment is reckless and irresponsible
Adam Woods takes a look at last week’s Food Vision Beef and Sheep report and what it means for suckler farmers.
7 December 2022 News
ACRES advisory charges of €900 ‘unacceptable’ - IFA
The IFA has suggested that farmers request a full breakdown of all costs charged by their adviser for the submission of an ACRES application.
1 December 2022 News
Time to take stock of €100m European Innovation spend
Almost €100m to be spent on European Innovation Partnership (EIP) projects from 2023.
30 November 2022 Viewpoints
22,439 ACRES applications submitted
The breakdown of applications under the ACRES co-operation and ACRES general entry routes is finely balanced at 11,418 and 11,021 applications, respectively.
30 November 2022 Schemes
Common ACRES Co-operation area questions and answers
Following meetings held in recent weeks, Mary McAndrew, project manager for ACRES West Connacht co-operation area outlined the main questions received to the Irish Farmers Journal.
30 November 2022 Schemes
My Farming Week: Mike McDonagh, Recess, Co Galway
Galway farmer Mike McDonagh is renting 300ac of fenced mountain land and runs a flock of 200 March lambing ewes with pedigree Shorthorn cattle.
30 November 2022 News
CAP schemes: your questions answered
Department of Agriculture officials answered farmers questions in relation to CAP in Tralee, Co Kerry last week.
30 November 2022 Schemes