Opinion: An open letter to minister Creed on the need for generators for our power struck dairy farmers

In an open letter to Minister Creed, Stuart gives his opinion on the electricity crisis facing the dairy industry.

€13.6 million for 96,000 farmers

Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed TD, announced yesterday the payment of €13.6 million to farmers through BPS scheme.

Extension made to Knowledge Transfer deadline

The Department of Agriculture have announced the extension of the Knowledge Transfer fund by a further two months.

The Seanad reject the Hill Farmers motion

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have voted against the Hill Farmers motion, set up by Sinn Féin, to help protect Ireland's hill farmers.

Martin Kenny calls for planting flexibility

Martin Kenny calls for planting flexibility from GLAS due to shortages in hedgerow samples.