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Burke raises pertinent farming issues on a national platform

Fine Gael TD for Longford/Westmeath, Deputy Peter Burke, has raise a number of pertinent agriculture issues which were highlighted to him by concerned farmers within the constituency.

Stocking rules must be eased

Deputy Denis Naughten has called for the current rules on stocking rates for the ANC and BEAM schemes to be eased due to the Covid-19 restrictions impacting on farmers and marts.

Canney welcomes expansion of Calf Investment Scheme

Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has welcomed the expansion of the Calf Investment Scheme as an important support for farmers during the Covid-19 crisis.

Limited services to be resumed at Aurivo Marts

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Aurivo Marts have agreed a protocol with the Department of Agriculture under the recently announced Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for livestock marts.

Pesticide exceedances and detections continue in Mayo

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Great care must always be taken to protect drinking water supplies wherever pesticide use is considered necessary, particularly if using products for grassland weed control containing substances such as MCPA, Glyphosate, fluroxypyr and 2,4-D.

'Robust financial package' needed to protect farmers during Covid-19 crisis, says O'Hara

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A "robust financial package" to protect farmers during the Covid-19 emergency is essential, especially in order to mitigate the effects of the drop in demand for farmers' produce, particularly in the beef and sheep sectors.

ICOS welcomes derogation on mart trade after discussions with DAFM

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Following an intense series of discussions between the Department of Agriculture, Food and The Marine (DAFM) and ICOS - the Irish Co-operative Organisation Society Ltd - ICOS has welcomed confirmation from the Department that marts will be allowed to handle livestock trading in a limited way.

Six agencies join forces in Mayo to resolve Newport pesticide issue

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Irish Water has joined forces with six other agencies in Mayo to try to find solutions to an ongoing problem with pesticide exceedances in the Newport public water supply.

Flood assistance schemes must be activated as a necessity

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has called on the Government to immediately activate financial assistance schemes for farmers, families and businesses impacted upon by the serious flooding within the Shannon basin.

Arrabawn conference on sustainability challenges facing dairying

BY DECLAN VARLEY

 

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