AEOS

€4 billion rural development fund outlined 

€4 billion rural development fund outlined 

The Minster for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney has outlined the Rural Development Programme (RDP) for 2014-2020, with...

July 3, 2014

Low uptake of rainwater harvesting scheme

Low uptake of rainwater harvesting scheme

Just 94 farmers applied to the Department of Agriculture‘s Rainwater Harvesting Scheme by the closing date of 31 December 2013....

February 27, 2014

Managing hedgerows to benefit wildlife as deadline looms

Managing hedgerows to benefit wildlife as deadline looms

More than 450,000ha or 6.4 per cent of the country is covered by hedgerows, individual trees and small woodland patches...

February 24, 2014

‘Collective commonage land to receive more payments in new RDP’

‘Collective commonage land to receive more payments in new RDP’

Future agri-environmental schemes offer the opportunity for claimants with commonage land to receive slightly higher payments than a non-commonage farmer...

January 23, 2014

Heritage Council calls for new approach to agri-environment schemes

Heritage Council calls for new approach to agri-environment schemes

The Heritage Council is proposing an agri-environment programme that will provide the most support to farmers who contribute the most...

December 21, 2013

Top stories this week

Top stories this week

Top Stories This Week All things machinery Huge Irish presence set for Agritechnica All things community: Farmers are the heart of...

November 9, 2013

96 ash dieback outbreaks

96 ash dieback outbreaks

Just under 100 ash dieback outbreaks in locations across Ireland have been confirmed by the Department of Agriculture.  Of these,...

September 30, 2013

Calls for credit flexibility for farmers and merchants on foot of fodder crisis

Calls for credit flexibility for farmers and merchants on foot of fodder crisis

Measures to prevent a re-emergence of a fodder shortage later this year, whether there is an adequate supply of fodder imported...

August 13, 2013

Farmers call for second chance for AEOS

Farmers call for second chance for AEOS

The Department of Agriculture must allow 3,500 farmers already turned down for the AEOS 3 to join the scheme later...

June 8, 2013