All posts tagged Farming

Farm safety provisions of the next Common Agricultural Policy

______________________________________________For Oral Answer on : 20/05/2021Question Number(s): 59 Question Reference(s): 26784/21Department: Agriculture, Food and the MarineAsked by: David Stanton T.D.______________________________________________ QUESTION To ask the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine the steps his Department…

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Irish Agri-food sector post Brexit

_____________________________________________For Oral Answer on : 20/05/2021Question Number(s): 43 Question Reference(s): 26783/21Department: Agriculture, Food and the MarineAsked by:  David Stanton T.D.______________________________________________ QUESTION * To ask the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine the new…

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Investment in farm safety measures and equipment

______________________________________________For Written Answer on : 20/05/2021Question Number(s): 352 Question Reference(s): 1740/21Department: Agriculture, Food and the MarineAsked by: David Stanton T.D.______________________________________________ QUESTION To ask the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine the steps taken by…

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Good news for farmers as closed period for fertiliser spreading extended – Minister David Stanton

The extension to the closed period for the spreading of chemical and organic fertilisers is good news for hard pressed local farmers says Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister…

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Minister David Stanton opens Midleton Teagasc Office Extension

A new extension to the advisory offices of Teagasc in Midleton was officially opened by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David…

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€8.8 million for Moorepark National Food Innovation Hub a vote of confidence in Irish agriculture – David Stanton

Cork East Fine Gael TD, and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed today’s funding announcement by An Taoiseach and Minister Michael Creed, of €8.8…

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Stanton Welcomes Major Expansion at Dairygold, Mogeely – David Stanton TD

The decision by Norway’s largest dairy cooperative, TINE, to construct a new cheese production facility, in partnership with Dairygold, in Mogeely, Co. Cork has been welcomed by Cork East Fine…

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Single Farm Payment Delays Totally Unacceptable – Stanton

Delay in issuing the single farm payment to farmers is "totally unacceptable" says Cork East Fine Gael TD. The late payments are as a result of Department of Agriculture delays in digital mapping processes.

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Sugar Imports €99m in 2009; Stanton Demands Feasibility Study

Cork East Fine Gael TD has called on the Goverment to immediately initiate a feasibility study on the re-opening of the Irish sugar industry aligned with ethanol production. The European Court of Auditors has said that the decision in 2005 to close our sugar industry was based on inaccurate information. As a result we are now totally dependent on sugar imports which were valued at €99 million in 2009 alone

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Stanton Concerned at Age Profile of Farmers

Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton has highlighted the need for the Government to improve the supports available for farm families, in particular young farmers. CSO figures show that 51% of farmers are aged over 55 years, with 74% of all farmers aged over 45 years.

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