EU Fisheries mission visits Cork City and West Cork

EU Fisheries mission visits Cork City and West Cork

15 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said she is looking forward to the fishing communities of Ireland and Munster being able to voice their concerns directly to the EU Fisheries Committee. The Ireland South MEP was speaking ahead of an official Committee mission to Cork next week. […]

FARMING: University College Cork and Teagasc announce B.Agri Degree

FARMING: University College Cork and Teagasc announce B.Agri Degree

10 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ‘Cork is the true home of Food and Agriculture” – That’s the message being underpinned by the offering of an exciting new Agricultural Science degree at University College Cork, in collaboration with Teagasc. The innovative new Agricultural Science degree, which is delivered in partnership with Teagasc, will emphasize […]

FARMING: Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

FARMING: Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

31 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has confirmed the introduction of some temporary adjustments to the GLAS scheme for this year in response to the current fodder shortages. The measures are being […]

€4.25 million allocated for the introduction of a Fodder Import Support measure

€4.25 million allocated for the introduction of a Fodder Import Support measure

26 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator and member of the joint Oireachtas Agriculture committee, Tim Lombard, has confirmed that over €4 million has been allocated to a new Fodder Import Support measure. Senator Lombard said: “‘In light of the recent severe drought conditions and their impact on an already difficult fodder […]

FARMING: Temporary flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

FARMING: Temporary flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

25 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has welcomed the signal from the European Commission on their agreement to some proposed adjustments to the GLAS scheme for this year in response to the current fodder shortages. This proposal will now have to […]