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€320,000 allocated to organic farmers in Galway

A dramatic increase in funding for organic farmers will see 68 local farmers benefit from additional funds.€5.5 million will arrive in the bank accounts...

Galway farmers awarded €2.2 million under beef finisher scheme

Farmers in Galway have been awarded almost €2.2 million under the Beef Finisher Payment Scheme.The scheme was announced by the government to support farmers...

Calls for review of ban on in-person sales at Marts

The physical closure of Marts is causing cattle prices to plummet amid Level 5 COVID-19 restrictions Galway East TD Sean Canney has said.Cattle prices...

Galway startup helping Marts go remote with virtual auctions

Marts are more than just places to sell animals, they're the lifeline, the social connector and the place where people come together to chat,...

Galway farmers to receive €56 million under 2020 Basic Payment Scheme

Farmers in Galway are to receive over €56 million under the 2020 Basic Payment Scheme.The scheme announced by Minister of Agriculture Charlie McConalogue last...

Farmers stabbed in the back with TB risk letters – Fitzmaurice

The government risks doing "untold damage" to farmers by issuing TB Herd History Risk Statements and Report letters a Galway TD has claimed.Indepented TD...

Public warned about receiving weird, unsolicited parcels of seeds in the post

People have been urged to contact the Department of Agriculture if they receive unsolicited parcels of seeds in the post.This comes after the Department...

“Planning debacle” puts farmers at risk of losing TAMS funding – Fitzmaurice

Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice has warned that unfair delays in the planning process are putting farmers at risk of losing much needed TAMS funding.The...

Two Galway seafood companies awarded over €10k funding

Two Galway aquaculture projects have been awarded €10,598 in funding out of a national pot of €1.3 million allocated to 15 seafood projects nationwide.Derrylea...

€50 million support package for beef farmers welcomed

A €50 million support package for beef farmers impacted by the COVID-19 crisis announced this week has been welcomed as good news for a...

€50k boost for Galway-based agri-food tourism projects

Two Galway-based agri-food tourism projects have been allocated €25,000 each in an announcement by the Department of Agriculture. The funding will go to Athenry's BIA...
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