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Protect Your Single Farm Payment Entitlements Says O’Neill

Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Michelle O’Neill, today reminded farmers of the rule governing the activation of Single Farm Payment (SFP) entitlements. Every farmer has to have an entitlement for each hectare of eligible land on which they wish to claim SFP. The EU regulations require farmers to activate each…

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O’Neill Supports Drive For Greater Online Training

Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Michelle O’Neill today launched an initiative designed to give people living in rural areas greater access to online training. BT, in partnership with the Minister and her Department, is now running specifically tailored courses to help local farmers and their families develop the confidence and…

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O’Neill Updates Assembly on Response to Adverse Weather

AGRICULTURE Minister Michelle O’Neill said today  (Tuesday 9 April) that work is continuing to help those farmers who suffered losses as a result of the recent snow storm. The Minister was speaking as she updated the Assembly on her Department’s response to the severe weather event which took place over…

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