A number of TDs have reportedly raised the issue of payments under the proposed tillage crisis fund in the Dail today, July 6.
One of the most innovative companies at last week’s LAMMA farm machinery show in England was MagGrow – an Irish entity that is pioneering “breakthrough” technology for tillage farmers.
Tractor sales ahead of last year, no sign of movement on TAMS for tillage farmers.
On his visit to the Ploughing this Wednesday, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he and Agriculture Minister Michael Creed would examine options to support farmers hit by poor harvest conditions.
News of new families of actives to control resistant weeds, aphids and septoria, helps to provide confidence in the future for tillage farmers.
The Department of Agriculture’s computer system needs to be upgraded before tillage farmers can make applications to the TAMS II tillage scheme, the Department has confirmed.
Over 200 grain growers from Cork have called on IFA President Joe Healy to revamp the the IFA Grain Committee, saying it is not fit for purpose.