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€60k ceiling for CAP payments to protect small farmers - Murphy

Roscommon-Galway TD, Eugene Murphy (FF), says his party’s move to seek the reduction of the current Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) ceiling to €60,000 will help protect small farmers.

Some €40 million paid out to farmers in Mayo under Basic Payment Scheme — Mulherin

Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Senator for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has confirmed that €40,310,798 has been paid out to farmers in Mayo under the 2016 Basic Payment Scheme. Senator Mulherin said: “The Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, has confirmed to me that €40,310,798 has been paid out to farmers in Mayo under the 2016 Basic Payment Scheme. Nationally, payments worth over €714 million began issuing to in excess of 109,000 farmers last week.

EU Aid Package might fund €1200 flat payment per dairy farmer

The President of ICMSA has warned against any complacency that the dairy crisis is over. John Comer said that what he called “the back patting” that followed a one cent per litre increase for July milk now needs to stop and the sector must move decisively towards price ranges above the cost of production.

Councillors unhappy about the publication of farmers' CAP payments

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A number of county councillors have expressed unhappiness about a new policy whereby the details of farmers' grants from Europe are being published online. This follows new EU regulations, which required details of all payments made to Common Agriculture Policy beneficiaries in 2014 to be published by member states. Some €1.8 billion was paid to 130,000 farmers and rural enterprises nationwide under CAP schemes last year.

Mayo farm payments welcomed

The latest payments of €3.5 million made to beef and sheep farmers in Mayo last week under the Beef Genomics Scheme and Grassland Sheep Scheme brings the level of payments in the county in 2014 to almost €87 million.

Commonage farmers may not be eligible for SFP from 2015, says Ó Cuív

Some commonage farmers may not be eligible for the Single Farm Payment from 2015 due to new regulations being imposed by the Minister for Agriculture, that is according to Fianna Fáil spokesperson on agriculture, Éamon Ó Cuív TD.

Commonage farmers may not be eligible for SFP from 2015, says Ó Cuív

Some commonage farmers may not be eligible for the Single Farm Payment from 2015 due to new regulations being imposed by the Minister for Agriculture, that is according to Fianna Fáil spokesperson on agriculture, Éamon Ó Cuív TD.

Higgins brings small farmers to the European Parliament petitions committee on Small Farm Payments

Fine Gael MEP Jim Higgins yesterday along with a number of small farmers presented a petition to the European Parliament in relation to the Single Farm Payment.

Farm Assist cuts deeply unfair on low-income farmers

IFA rural development chairman Flor McCarthy said the changes in the Budget by the Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton for the means test for Farm Assist was a direct attack on the most vulnerable group of farmers, and will impact severely on 11,000 low-income families who are very dependent on the payment.

Mayo farmers benefiting from Single Farm Payment

Ten thousand, two hundred and seventy seven Mayo farmers have been in receipt of Single Farm Payment to date, with 10,192 receiving payment under the Disadvantaged Areas Scheme.

 

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