40 Results for 'Ireland'

PR – AN ACTOR-ORIENTED APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING DAIRY FARMING IN A LIBERALISED REGIME: A CASE STUDY OF IRELAND’S NEW ENTRANT SCHEME

Abstract: With the abolition of dairy quotas in 2015, major change in Europe’s dairy industry is imminent not only at the levels of national and international markets but at the level of individual farms. Critical questions in this context are ...Read More

PR – AN ACTOR-ORIENTED APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING DAIRY FARMING IN A LIBERALISED REGIME: A CASE STUDY OF IRELAND’S NEW ENTRANT SCHEME

Keywords: Collaborative farming, New Zealand, Ireland, Sharemilking, Partnerships, BNIM

PO – TRANSITIONING FROM ONE FARM BUSINESS MODEL TO ANOTHER – INSIGHTS INTO COLLABORATIVE FARMING ON NEW ZEALAND DAIRY FARMS

Community Led Local Development (CLLD) has been directly supported by the European Commission via the European Agriculture Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) since 1991 through a mechanism called the ‘LEADER Measure’. This approach has been particularly successful in Ireland with ...Read More

NPR – Community Led Rural Development European Union Policy 2014-2020 Potential For Progression Or Regression?

Keywords: dairy, volatility, Ireland, policy

PO – Policy Changes And Volatility In Dairy Markets

Agricultural extension trends have involved greater use of collaborative “discussion group” dissemination approaches. These discussion groups involve regular participatory meetings between a consistent cohort of farmers and extension practitioners with occasional input from industry and research stakeholders. In Ireland, policy ...Read More

PR – Development Of A Benchmarking System For Irish Beef Farms Using Data Envelopment Analysis

As part of the gradual expansion and abolition of EU milk quotas, the Irish government has approved the allocation of milk quota to a small number of new entrants to dairy production. The objective of this study was to describe ...Read More

PR – Characteristics, Intentions And Expectations Of New Entrant Dairy Farmers Entering The Irish Dairy Industry Through The New Entrant Scheme

In our previous paper ‘Investing in the future of Rural Areas’ presented at International Farm Managers Association (IFMA) 17 Congress in Bloomington, Illinois the overall background to the LEADER European wide bottom-up rural investment programme was outlined. The purpose of ...Read More

NPR – The Adoption Of The Leader Approach Across Europe Encouraging Entrepreneurship And Innovation (p344-348)

From 1991 the European Commission established a new rural development approach called ‘LEADER’. Through this initiative funding was given to community led, autonomous, local action groups that could invest in local projects of their choice based on a multi-annual plan ...Read More

CS – Investing In The Future Of The Rural Community

For Irish farming the 1990’s can be considered a transition period between two different policy regimes. The period prior to 1990 involved high market price supports whilst the period post 2000 involved moving to decoupled and environmental income support mechanisms. ...Read More

PR – Changing Structure And Production Patterns Of Irish Agriculture – Trends And Prospects

Ireland and Tasmania are similarly sized islands with a strong dependence on agricultural exports. Beef and dairy products are the main agricultural exports from Ireland, while beef, dairy products, sheep meat and wool, and processed vegetables are the main agricultural ...Read More