Enhancing farm viability and competitiveness in all agricultural sectors.
Issue 12 of Rural Evaluation News, the newsletter of the European Evaluation Helpdesk for Rural Development, is now available to download. The latest edition features articles on: Interactive CAP indicator dashboards: transparency and growth for a more sustainable...read more
“Rural Opportunity” is showcasing some of the best examples of how rural communities are accessing Government supports and funds to shape their own destinies. This is being demonstrated through a coordinated series of regional events, announcements and video case...read more
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today announced the opening of the Traditional Farm Buildings Scheme for 2019. This scheme funds the restoration and preservation of traditional farm buildings and structures of significant heritage...read more
In this guest blog, Dr Peter Mooney and Dr Liadh Kelly, Lecturers in the Department of Computer Science at Maynooth University, provide us with a comprehensive insight into the huge potential of Smart Farming Technologies to improve the...read more
In this guest blog, Paidi Kelly, Research Officer at Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, outlines the growing interest in collaborative farming arrangements in Ireland. He also outlines the key aspects to ensure...read more
In this guest blog, Eamonn O’Reilly, Agricultural Advisor with AIB Bank, outlines the grant-aid funding available to younger farmers under the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II), and its role in helping to meet the considerable capital costs...read more
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