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Fine Gael TD for Mayo Michelle Mulherin has welcomed the announcement by the Minister of Agriculture of the advance payment of €487 million in Single Farm Payments (SFP) to 101,000 farmers. The payments have been brought forward from December to October following representations made by Minister Coveney to the EU Commission.
Mayo Fine Gael TD, Michelle Mulherin, has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, of payments worth around €220 million to farmers under the 2011 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme. This includes €17,059,463.20 to 8,184 farmers in Mayo.
Payments of more than €2.671 million to Kilkenny farmers under the Disadvantaged Areas Scheme could offer a lifeline to stretched farmers, according to local deputy John Paul Phelan.
Deputy Phil Hogan has described Government delays in paying farmers as ‘totally unacceptable’.
elays in processing farm payments by the Department of Agriculture are causing serious problems for farmers and are affecting many working in rural Mayo.
In association with the EU Commission, Agri Aware’s Farmers Play Your Part! CAP 2010 campaign is encouraging farmers to be the voice of the Common Agricultural Policy and inform the public how it provides for everybody.
Payments from the EU Emergency Dairy Compensation Fund began on March 15, and because dairy farmers in Kilkenny had a difficult year in 2009 with falling milk prices, Deputy John McGuinness felt there was a need for such a scheme.
There are three vital areas that the Minister for Agriculture Brendan Smith must deliver on, in the CAP Health Check according to the IFA president Padraig Walshe.
An internal dispute in the Department of Agriculture is being cited as the reason why farmers throughout Carlow and Kilkenny as well as a number of surrounding counties are not receiving their REPS 4 payments.
Sinn Féin North West EU Candidate Pádraig Mac Lochlainn hascriticised Agriculture Minister Brendan Smith for capitulating on the issue of increased modulation during the current CAP reform discussions. Cllr Mac Lochlainn reiterated Sinn Féin’s opposition to increasing the amount of modulation on farmers’ payments, noting that in effect the increase amounts to a cut in the Single Farm Payment putting further pressure on farm incomes.