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FG to work with farmers to ‘improve viability’ of dairy calf-to-beef systems

Fine Gael has said that it “understands” the value of the “vibrant” agri-food sector and is “committed” to supporting farmers and food businesses”.

Budget 2021: €5m dairy calf weighing scheme, BDGP and Sheep Welfare Scheme extended

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D, today (Tuesday, October 13th) announced details of his department’s 2021 Budget. The 2021 estimates...

No guarantee CAP reform will deliver ‘major gains’ for farmers in west

"There is the need to ensure that this CAP reform becomes an election issue as it has the potential to deliver a major income boost for western farmers.”

Opinion: Time for 260 farmers with €1,000 each to develop suckler-beef brand

Ireland’s suckler farmers are totally dependent on payments and subsidies for their income, writes Ger O’Brien, ICSA suckler chair.

‘Better outcomes’ for suckler farmers through welfare-based scheme – farm leader

‘Better outcomes’ for suckler farmers through welfare-based scheme – farm leader

€40m suckler cow package must be available to all farmers – INHFA

O'Donnell said that recent DAFM schemes have “discriminated unfairly” against smaller suckler herds who have not participated.

Carbon tax will increase ‘burden’ on farmers by extra €6m

Reacting to the Budget, IFA president, Tim Cullinan, acknowledged the renewal of essential tax reliefs and the equalisation of the self-employed tax credit with...

Budget 2021: What it means for farmers

Budget 2021 has been prepared against a background of extraordinary uncertainty regarding near-term economic and budgetary prospects, according to Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe...

Budget 2021: Suckler farmers ‘hopping mad’ over insufficient supports

There are insufficient supports for suckler farmers in Budget 2021, which has led to growing frustration among farmers, Donie Shine of the Irish Family...
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