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Ceisteanna - Questions - Priority Questions: Agriculture Scheme Data (22 Jun 2017)

Agriculture Scheme Data

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Greenhouse Gas Emissions (22 Jun 2017)

Michael Creed: .... This aligns with the Government’s long-term ambition for the sector- an approach to carbon neutrality which does not compromise capacity for sustainable food production. In effect, carbon-neutral agriculture aspires to balancing agricultural emissions with carbon-sequestration, reducing emissions from land sector, increasing fossil fuel displacement and materials displacement....

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Beef Data and Genomics Programme (22 Jun 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Martin Kenny: 38. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the total sum of money retained from farmers in the beef data genomics scheme in 2016 and to date in 2017; the reason for the retention of these moneys; and the measures taken by his department to ensure that farmers are fully informed as to the reason the retentions are taking place and the way to avoid them in future. [27961/17]

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Sea-Fisheries (Amendment) Bill 2017 and Fish Quotas: Discussion (20 Jun 2017)

...important relationships with our fellow fishermen across the Border and that the Minister's intentions in terms of this legislation are important. To this end, we seek clarification from our Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine on aspects of the legislation that concern us. On vessels owned and operated in Northern Ireland, we want to know if anyone can register a fishing...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Land Acquisition (1 Jun 2017)

Michael Creed: ...and demand and for those selling land this is, of course, a positive development. There are many reasons why lands are put up for sale which can include lands which are viewed as marginal for agriculture or indeed the restructuring of farm holdings following retirement, death or inheritance. There are also regional variations in terms of demand, supply and quality which influences the...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture Scheme Data (30 May 2017)

Charlie McConalogue: 523. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will provide information (details supplied) in respect of pillar 1 and 2 payments of the basic payment scheme, ANCS, disadvantaged areas scheme, AEOS, REPS, sheep grassland scheme, GLAS, beef data and genomics scheme on a county basis in each of the years 2010 to 2016 and, to date in 2017, in tabular form. [25296/17]

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture Scheme Data (30 May 2017)

Charlie McConalogue: 525. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will provide information (details supplied) on a county basis in each of the years 2010 to 2016 and to date in 2017, in tabular form. [25298/17]

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture Cashflow Support Loan Scheme Data (30 May 2017)

Stephen Donnelly: 537. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of loan applications made under the cashflow support loan scheme by county; the number of applications accepted; and the value of the loans made in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25407/17]

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: National Mitigation Plan (30 May 2017)

Michael Creed: ...established to progress the development of the Plan. Prior to the passing of the Act my Department engaged in a public consultation process on the potential for greenhouse gas mitigation within the agriculture and forest sector. We also held a seminar to encourage further consultation and discussion of suggestions received as part of the public consultation phase. The Teagasc...

Seanad: Areas of Natural Constraint: Statements (24 May 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Michael Creed: I thank the Members of Seanad Éireann for the opportunity to address them today on the future of the areas of natural constraints, ANC, scheme which is administered by my Department. As the House will be aware, the ANC scheme is one which farmers across the country are familiar with and is an important issue for many people. The areas of natural constraints scheme, as it currently...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: General Scheme of Greyhound Industry Bill 2017: Discussion (Resumed) (23 May 2017)

...the anti-doping programme. Sport Ireland has been clearly designated as the national anti-doping organisation in Ireland and the Irish anti-doping rules have been enshrined in this legislation. Data-sharing powers have been enhanced between key State regulatory authorities and other appropriate anti-doping organisations. Sport Ireland collaborates closely with the Institute of National...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Beef Data and Genomics Programme (23 May 2017)

Éamon Ó Cuív: 584. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when payment under the beef cow data and genomics scheme will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Galway; the reason this payment has not issued to date even though payment has been approved since March 2016;; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24715/17]

Seanad Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union: Engagement with Food Drink Ireland and Meat Industry Ireland (18 May 2017)

...of Ireland to address critical stabilisation support measures and strategic transformative initiatives, direct support for farmers through CAP market support and the re-introduction of the employment subsidy scheme and the enterprise stabilisation measures which were last applied during the financial crisis in 2009 to 2011. Also required is additional support for market diversification...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Basic Payment Scheme Data (18 May 2017)

Charlie McConalogue: 250. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 238 of 11 May 2017, the percentage that the greening payment comprises of the total value of entitlements activated in each county based on 2016 data under the 2016 greening scheme in pillar 1 in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23796/17]

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Greenhouse Gas Emissions (17 May 2017)

Michael Creed: ...is the European Commission’s JRC Report of 2010, titled “Evaluation of the livestock sector's contribution to the EU greenhouse gas emissions (GGELS)”.  That research recognised that Irish agricultural production has one of the lowest carbon footprints within the EU.  Specifically in relation to cow milk emissions it found that Ireland (with Austria) had the...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture Scheme Data (11 May 2017)

Éamon Ó Cuív: 208. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons in each of the past five years and to date in 2017 that used donkeys as part of their stock in order to qualify for the disadvantaged area scheme or the scheme of natural constraints; the number of donkeys involved each year; his plans to change the eligibility rules for donkeys under this scheme for 2018; and...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Beef Data and Genomics Programme (11 May 2017)

Charlie McConalogue: 220. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons participating in the beef data genomics scheme; the number of new farmers that have joined since the scheme reopened; the number of persons that have withdrawn from the scheme that originally had applications approved; the number of applications deemed ineligible; and if he will make a statement on the matter....

Topical Issue Debate: Forest Fires (10 May 2017)

Seán Canney: ...the Sligo Camino follows the Sligo Way through some of the finest scenery in the west of Ireland. The route is a challenging mixture of tracks, trails and forest paths. The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has today informed my office that the part of the boardwalk on the Sligo Camino that was damaged by the gorse fires is not on Coillte land and is not afforested. I am...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: Alternative Energy Projects (9 May 2017)

Denis Naughten: ...is committed to achieving this target through meeting 40% of electricity demand, 12% of heat and 10% of transport from renewable sources of energy, with the latter target also being legally binding. Data from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) shows that 25.3% of electricity, 6.5% of heat and 5.7% of transport energy requirements were met from renewable sources at end...

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