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Mayo native scoops coveted place on Aurivo’s Scholarship Programme

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Aurivo, the globally-focused agribusiness headquartered in the North West of Ireland, has awarded one of two places on its Gaffney and Mulleady Agriculture, Food & Nutrition Scholarship programme, to Mayo native, Jack Sweeney.

Divergence between house and land price inflation

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While house price inflation continues, agricultural land prices overall in the last 12 months remained steady but the range of prices achieved for land is extensive and very much subject to location and quality, from €4,000 per acre for marginal lands to €15,000 for smaller plots in commuter belt areas. Average prices being achieved are in the €9-9,500 per acre bracket.

From generation to generation

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The viability and competitiveness of the traditional family farm model in Ireland is increasingly viewed as crucial to the survival, continuity and future prosperity of the agri-food sector, and broader sustainability of rural society.

€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.

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.

NUIG to host international conference on applied microeconomics

NUI Galway’s J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics is hosting an international conference on Applied Microeconometrics and Public Policy on Tuesday,July 3.

NUIG to host international conference on applied microeconomics

NUI Galway’s J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics is hosting an international conference on Applied Microeconometrics and Public Policy on Tuesday,July 3.

Mayo farmers urged to speak out about agriculture policy

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.

Little business now in farming

The farming community has been badly hit in the continuing economic crisis with subsidy payments now paying more than agricultural or dairy incomes earned throughout the year. The turnaround means that the once thriving farming sector in this country is no longer a viable business for many and families are increasingly finding it difficult to survive by living off the land.

Little business now in farming

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The farming community has been badly hit in the continuing economic crisis with subsidy payments now paying more than agricultural or dairy incomes earned throughout the year. The turnaround means that the once thriving farming sector in this country is no longer a viable business for many and families are increasingly finding it difficult to survive by living off the land.

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