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No sign of State bulk buying fertiliser
Noel Bardon
The EU has said that the State can step in and bulk buy fertiliser to resell cheaper to farmers to help them cope with high costs.
21 November 2022 News
McConalogue ‘open’ to mobilising crisis reserve in 2023
The Commissioner has suggested that the crisis reserve could be mobilised to help farmers cope with high fertiliser prices in 2023.
11 November 2022 News
State bodies could bulk buy fertiliser to sell cheaper to farmers - EU
Next year, €450m will be available for the EU's farmers in crisis reserve cash, if member states and the Commission agree on mobilising the fund.
Budget '23: Sinn Féin proposes suckler cow payment of €300/head
Sinn Féin has outlined its proposals for the agricultural sector in the upcoming budget.
23 September 2022 News
Minister ‘denying’ farmers €30m of crisis reserve cash – Sinn Féin
Cavan-Monaghan TD Matt Carthy has accused Minister McConalogue of introducing less supports than other EU farm ministers.
8 July 2022 News
Department makes €21.7m BPS refund to 100,000 farmers
The BPS refund is part of the annual budgetary procedure of the EU, says the Department of Agriculture.
1 July 2022 News
€2.8m fruit and veg scheme opened
Payments will be made to eligible high-wire crop, mushroom, field vegetable and apple growers.
6 June 2022 News
Commission's lump sum 'short changing farmers' - IFA
The support announced last week from the Commission in a bid to help farmers with the inputs crisis isn't introducing any additional funding from EU, IFA says.
1 June 2022 News