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.

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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29/09/2014

Committee to be Briefed on Single Farm Payment 2014 and Preparations for New Scheme

At its next meeting on Tuesday 30 September, the Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development will receive briefings from departmental officials and the Northern Ireland Agricultural Consultants Association (NIACA) on the Single Farm Payment Scheme 2014 and preparations for the new payment scheme to commence in 2015.

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09/07/2014

Committee Publishes Report on Reservoirs Bill

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development has today published its report on the Reservoirs Bill. The Committee report underlines a number of key concerns including the need for an audit on the current condition of reservoirs which will fall under the new legislation and the financial implications the requirements could pose for reservoir owners.

Reference: AGR 13/13/14

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03/07/2014

Welcome from Committee as TVR Project Gets Off the Ground

The Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development has welcomed the start of the long awaited Test and Vaccinate or Remove (TVR) project. Departmental Officials recently updated Members on the project's initial implementation in the Banbridge area.

Reference: AGR 12/13/14

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