Farming

Farming related posts and information articles by Sean Canney TD for the constituency of East Galway in the West of Ireland

12 06, 2020

€50 MILLION SUPPORT FOR BEEF FARMERS

By | June 12th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I very much welcome the new €50 million support package for beef farmers. The package announced today by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today is aimed at assisting beef finishers hit by [...]

11 05, 2020

BEEF AND SUCKLER APPLICATION DEADLINES

By | May 11th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The deadline to submit your 2020 Basic Payment Scheme and Beef Environmental Efficiency Programme - Suckler applications is Friday May 15 Read the step by step BPS application guide https://t.co/WQZeGrR4kZ Full details on - https://t.co/PvSUlmxMcu [...]

6 05, 2020

GORT LOWLANDS FLOOD RELIEF SCHEME

By | May 6th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Greater progress is needed in finalising the report on the Gort Lowlands Flood Relief Scheme. The report on the feasibility study for the scheme was due to be published by the end of 2019 but [...]

18 04, 2020

GOVERNMENT STATEMENT ON CHARTERED FLIGHT OF SEASONAL WORKERS

By | April 18th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Government is aware that a chartered flight brought 190 people to Ireland this week for fruit picking work. The number of people travelling to Ireland has fallen by more than 95% since the start [...]

17 04, 2020

GLAS PAYMENTS BROUGHT FORWARD

By | April 17th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Payments for the Green Low-Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme - GLAS - are to be brought forward by a month to help with farm cashflows. This is a sensible move by the Department of Agriculture because farm [...]

15 04, 2020

BORD BIA MEASURES TO SUPPORT THE AGRI-FOOD SECTOR

By | April 15th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Bord Bia has introduced a range of new supports and tailored existing programmes to support the Agri Food sector businesses. The Navigating Change programme addresses issues under 3 areas; Understanding, Supports and Futureproofing. The programme [...]

14 04, 2020

EXPANSION OF CALF INVESTMENT SCHEME

By | April 14th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The expansion of the Calf Investment Scheme is an important support for farmers during the COVID-19 crisis. The budget for the scheme which directly funds around 2,500 farmers has been increased from €1.5 million to [...]

9 04, 2020

IMPORTANT ADVICE FROM IRISH WATER ON USE OF PESTICIDES

By | April 9th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

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, fluroxypyr and 2,4-D. These substances [...]

8 04, 2020

COVID-19 TEAGASC HELPLINE

By | April 8th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

A new Teagasc telephone helpline to assist farmers with queries in relation to the current #COVID19 challenge has been set up. The information line phone number is 076-1113533 and will be open from 9.30am to [...]

1 04, 2020

INFORMATION LINE FOR FARMERS

By | April 1st, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Minister Creed today confirmed the opening of a new information line to assist farmers with their queries in relation to current #COVID-19 restrictions. Tel: 076 1064468