Press Releases

Press Releases

Here you will find links to the Press Releases and Media Operational Notices issued by the Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development.

27/03/2015

Agriculture Committee Quiz EU Commissioner on Local Farming Issues

The Assembly Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development met with the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan today (Friday 27 March).

Reference: AGR 06/14/15

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02/03/2015

Committee Launches Paper on "Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Inclusion"

The Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development has today launched its position paper on the review of the Department’s “Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Inclusion (TRPSI) Framework”.

Reference: AGR 05/14/15

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12/02/2015

Local Pig Farmers Deserve Fair Return For Their Product Says Committee

The Assembly Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development received a briefing from the Ulster Farmers Union (UFU) at this week’s meeting on the growing pig price differential between Northern Ireland and Great Britain and the financial strain this is placing on local pig farmers.

Reference: AGRI 04/14/15

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09/12/2014

Committee hears from CAFRE on young farmers' scheme qualification

The Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development received a briefing from the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) on its delivery of the new Young Farmers’ Scheme qualification.  

Reference: 03/14/15

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24/11/2014

Agriculture Committee to Hear From Department On The Budget 2015/16

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20/11/2014

Committee Hears From Rural Community On Anti-Poverty And Social Inclusion

The Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development held a special event to gather views and ideas from rural dwellers and representatives on its current review of the Anti-Poverty and Social Inclusion Programme.

Reference: AGR 02/14/15

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18/11/2014

Committee To Hold Community Event On Rural Poverty And Social Inclusion Review

The Committee for Agriculture will hold a special community event on Thursday 20 November at the Greenmount Campus, Antrim.

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13/10/2014

Agriculture Committee to Receive Briefing on the Rural Development Programme 2014 - 2020

At its next meeting on Tuesday 14 October, the Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development will receive a briefing from the Department on the Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020.

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08/10/2014

Committee Launches Review into Anti-poverty and Social Inclusion

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development has launched its Review into the Department’s Anti-poverty and Social Inclusion Programme.

Reference: AGR 01/14/15

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06/10/2014

Agriculture Committee to Launch Review into Anti-Poverty and Social Inclusion

At its next meeting on Tuesday 7 October, the Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development will launch a review into Anti-Poverty and Social Inclusion.

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