España- Trámites administrativos vuelven a bloquear el pago de la PAC a miles de agricultores

UAGA-COAG ha expresado este jueves 5 su “indignación” ante lo que considera el bloqueo del pago de las ayudas de la PAC (Política Agraria Comunitaria) de 2016 a más de dos mil agricultores y ganaderos de Aragón debido a trámites administrativos.. En un comunicado, esta organización agraria denuncia que a pesar de que en esta […]

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Farmers have one week left to submit forms to avoid nitrates penalties

Farmers who exported slurry, rented extra land or temporarily moved cattle to another holding this year have less than one week to send the appropriate forms back to the Department of Agriculture to avoid nitrates penalties. December 31, 2016 is the deadline for farmers to submit the appropriate forms to the Nitrates section, Johnstown Castle, Wexford. Under […]

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Tillage farmers – it’s time to start planning for 2017

Tillage farmers should start planning for 2017 now, according to Teagasc Specialist Shay Phelan. This entails the development of crop budgets and appropriate nutrient plans, he said. “Too many farmers leave these important elements of their work to the very last minute. And the same principle holds when it comes to ordering crop inputs.” Phelan confirmed […]

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Supermarkets accused of below cost selling as vegetable prices slashed

The IFA has accused supermarkets of below cost selling practises, in light of the decision taken by a number of retailers to slash the price of fresh vegetables in the run-up to Christmas. A spokesman for the organisation said that selling sprouts and other seasonal vegetables at 39c/500g is just not sustainable from a grower […]

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