FARMING: Minister Creed announces appointment of new CEO for Marine Institute

FARMING: Minister Creed announces appointment of new CEO for Marine Institute

13 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork based Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine recently appointed Dr Paul Connolly, as the Chief Executive Officer of the Marine Institute, Ireland’s state agency for marine research, technology development and innovation. The appointment follows the upcoming retirement of Dr Peter Heffernan after 27 […]

WEST CORK: is a sustinable food producer – hears ‘West Cork Forum’ at ‘A Taste of West Cork Food Festival’ 2019

WEST CORK: is a sustinable food producer – hears ‘West Cork Forum’ at ‘A Taste of West Cork Food Festival’ 2019

6 September 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Annual West Cork Forum, as part of A Taste of West Cork Food Festival, set to shine spot-light on food safety, sustainability and climate change As avid foodies all over the island salivate at the thought of the upcoming A Taste of West Cork Food Festival (6-15th September) […]

FARMING POLITICS: Cork TD wants Competition Authority to appears before Oireachtas Agriculture Committee

FARMING POLITICS: Cork TD wants Competition Authority to appears before Oireachtas Agriculture Committee

2 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission should come before the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee to discuss the current beef crisis. She says it would be beneficial for the public to hear from the CCPC as the current crisis […]

FARMING: €100 million Beef Exceptional Aid Measure

FARMING: €100 million Beef Exceptional Aid Measure

15 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Cork based Michael Creed T.D. today announced that the Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) will open for applications from Monday 19th August; BEAM will open for applications from 19th August to 8th September inclusive. Applications will be accepted online through AgFood.ie. Applications are accepted online only, […]

FARMING: Minister seeks public input into next ‘Agri-Food Strategy’

FARMING: Minister seeks public input into next ‘Agri-Food Strategy’

1 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Launch of Agri – Food Strategy to 2030 Public Consultation and Food Wise 2025. Iain White – Fennell Photography Minister Creed opens Public Consultation on Ireland’s next Agri-Food Strategy and Launches Steps to Success 2019 The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, […]

FARMING: Teagasc Moorepark Dairy Open Day

FARMING: Teagasc Moorepark Dairy Open Day

3 July 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Thousands of dairy farmers and dairy industry stakeholders are expected to attend Moorepark ’19, the Teagasc National Dairy Event for 2019, on Wednesday 3rd July at the Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Growing Sustainably’. […]

FARMING: New measures to support beef farmers

FARMING: New measures to support beef farmers

29 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Member of the Oireachtas Agriculture, Food and the Marine committee, Carrigaline based Senator Tim Lombard, has said that new measures to boost the beef sector would support hard-pressed beef farmers in Cork. Senator Lombard was speaking in the wake of the committee’s report, ‘The Future of the Beef […]

FARMING: Open day at Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy

FARMING: Open day at Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy

26 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A major Teagasc Open Day for the Irish dairy industry will take place in Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork, on Wednesday, 3 July. The theme of the Teagasc Moorepark ‘19 Open Day is ‘Growing Sustainably’, and the overall sponsor of the event is FBD Insurance, with additional support […]

FARMING: Shareholders told to be wise

FARMING: Shareholders told to be wise

1 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy Elaine@TheCork.ie Ifac is calling on those who have Kerry co-op shares to consider their options carefully before the 5th June deadline. It is important that each shareholder is aware of the personal tax implications – as these will vary for every shareholder. Previously, share spin outs by Kerry co-op […]

Minister Creed announces introduction of new conservation measures for crawfish

Minister Creed announces introduction of new conservation measures for crawfish

31 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today announced that he has approved a new conservation measure that will provide legal protection for v-notched crawfish. The measure received widespread support when the Minister discussed it with industry representatives during today’s meeting of the National Inshore […]

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