Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has welcomed recent positive growth trends in Ireland’s blue economy and outlined the Government’s continued commitment to the ongoing implementation of Ireland’s Integrated Marine Plan – Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth.
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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.
The Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Michael Creed has called on the Commission to re-examine the volume limit for fixed price intervention for skimmed milk powder (SMP).
The Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) has said much stronger action is required to address the problem of dog attacks on sheep flocks.
A €500m EU aid package for farmers, announced by the European Commission, must be delivered promptly, according to the Irish Farmers' Asociation (IFA).
IFA president Joe Healy has said it is a complete farce that the agri-loan scheme announced in last October’s Budget would not be available to farmers until the end of this year.
While the conclusion of the first phase of the Brexit negotiations was positive and welcome, the outcome of phase 2 will determine the fate of Irish food exports to our largest market, the UK, with serious implications for farming. This was the key challenge IFA dairy and livestock leaders put to Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, and the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine, at a meeting of the Stakeholders Brexit Consultative Committee in Dublin this week.
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.
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 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).
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 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.
Funding of €6.745m for Bord Bia to undertake additional activities to support the food and drink sector, in addressing market challenges relating to Brexit, has been announced by Minister Michael Creed.
Michael for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has announced the commencement of a review of the Agriculture Appeals Act, 2001.
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.
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).
Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine has issued a statement on his reappointment to Cabinet.
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 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.
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.