Knowledge transfer

28 Jul

Joe Carey farm grants Fine Gael

Carey welcomes deadline extension for farm improvement plans

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey says that an extension of the deadline for the submission of farm improvement plans in Knowledge Transfer groups will allow Clare farmers more time to qualify for a share of the €100 million funding available under the scheme.   “Agriculture Minister Michael Creed has confirmed to me that the […]

16 Sep

Levelling the field for part-time farmers

CLARE Fine Gael TD Joe Carey is leading a campaign to change a Department of Agriculture regulation that excludes thousands of part-time farmers from a €100 million knowledge transfer programme. Funded by the Irish taxpayer and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, knowledge transfer groups are being implemented for 27,000 farmers across the beef, […]