Articles Tagged ‘Minister Creed’

Brexit Fisheries Discussion highlights importance of unity at EU level

 

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed hosted a Brexit Fisheries Discussion in Galway today (Thursday, June 29), as part of four days of marine-themed events including the BIM National Seafood Conference and Seafest – Ireland’s national maritime festival.

IFA welcomes positive development on calf exports

 

IFA president Joe Healy has strongly welcomed the positive decision from Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, to reduce inspection charges on calf exports by 75% from €4.80 to €1.20 per head. He said this is a vwelcome boost to the live-export trade for calves and comes at a vital time when calf sales are reaching their peak.

Increase in fodder issues needs to be addressed, says IFA

 

IFA president Joe Healy has said the deepening fodder problems needs to be addressed by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed. The fodder crisis will be discussed at an important IFA meeting tomorrow, Friday, December 1, in Claremorris, Co Mayo, at 8pm.

Ireland provides €20 million to world food programme

 

Ireland has provided €20m funding in humanitarian assistance to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and €100,000 in emergency funding for Ethiopian farmers, through the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). 

Marketing-monitoring and support measures essential says Minister

 

Attending the the Agriculture and Fisheries Council of Ministers meeting in Luxembourg this week, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, welcomed a comprehensive report on the market situation but warned that now is not the time for complacency.

Minister and commissioner discuss agri issues

 

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has met European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, for the first time since the Minister’s appointment.

Minister avails of opportunity to further Brexit engagement with EU colleagues

 

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, is travelling to Germany today to attend the ninth Berlin Agriculture Ministers’ Conference. The conference takes place as part of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture, an important annual gathering of agriculture ministers from around the world, held during Berlin Green Week. The theme of this year’s Global Forum is Agriculture and Water - Key to Feeding the World.

Minister launches BDGP genomic evaluations

 

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has officially launched the first-ever incorporation of the genomic evaluations into the breeding indices developed by the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF).

Minister urges responsible use of antibiotics

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, is reminding farmers on European Antibiotic Awareness Day (Friday, November 18) that antibiotics must be used wisely if they are to remain effective. Acknowledging that antibiotics are an important resource for the agriculture industry, MInister Creed is asking farmers to remember the four Rs: right animal, right drug, right dose, right duration.

Minister's 'hugely successful' trade mission continues

 

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Micheal Creed, has desribed the Chinese leg of his Asian trade mission as 'hugely successful'. The Minister attended approximately 20 separate events, spread over three days in Beijing and Shanghai, which have a combined population of around 46 million people.

More than €160m announced for Areas of Natural Constraints

 

Payments in excess of €160m have been announced under the 2017 Areas of Natural Constraints (ANC) scheme. Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has confirmed that payments have commenced this week to more than 75,000 farmers.

NDC event promotes excellence in dairy

 

An event to promote excellence in the Irish dairy sector took place today (Friday, June 17) in Goleen, west Cork, hosted by the National Dairy Council (NDC). The event was followed by a Teagasc farm walk hosted by Kieran and Catherine O’Sullivan, 2015 national winners of the NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards.