Burren Farmers Given Early Access To Upland Grazing Areas

Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, has confirmed that the Department of Agriculture has sanctioned a once off lifting of the restriction placed on REPS 2 and 3 farmers from grazing animals in upland areas of the Burren before October 1st.

Government Committed To Origin Labelling For Poultry

Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (with special responsibility for Fisheries and Forestry), said that the Government remained committed to the principle of country of origin labelling for poultry, as well as for pigmeat and sheepmeat.

Killeen Lauds Successful Farm Waste Management Scheme

Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (with special responsibility for Fisheries and Forestry), has described the revised Farm Waste Management Scheme as a hugely successful programme for the Government and farmers alike.

Forestry Scheme Applications Are Being Processed Says Killeen

Mr Tony Killeen TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, has reassured Clare landowners interested in forestry that applications are being processed, and approvals issued, in relation to the Afforestation Scheme, the Forest Environment Protection Scheme and the Establishment element of the Native Woodland Scheme.