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Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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Common Agricultural Policy

Matt Carthy

1. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the planned framework for developing the CAP strategic plan; the redistributive measures he plans to pursue within the flexibilities provided; and if he plans to submit the plan to the Houses of the Oireachtas for amendment or approval. [38153/21]

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Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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Horticulture Sector

Matt Carthy

3. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to address the emergency situation in the horticulture and mushroom sector due to peat shortages. [38154/21]

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Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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Gender Equality

Matt Carthy

15. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the articles of the new CAP he plans to avail of in order to increase the number of female farmers in Ireland, the additional measures he plans to put in place in order to address the low level of female farm ownership and the manner and type of supports that will be provided. [38159/21]

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Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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Forestry Sector

Matt Carthy

18. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the planned timeline to complete and publish an external review of the forestry licensing process. [38155/21]

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Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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Agriculture Industry

Matt Carthy

65. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he plans to introduce measures to develop and expand the hemp sector in Ireland. [38157/21]

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Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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Agriculture Industry

Matt Carthy

68. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans for the future of the Beef Market Taskforce; and the consideration he has given to extending the remit of the taskforce in order to secure a fair price for beef farmers. [38158/21]

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Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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Organic Farming

Matt Carthy

78. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of agricultural land in the State that was in organic production or conversion to organic production at the beginning of 2021; the amount in production or conversion to date; and the target output by the end of 2021. [38156/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Tax Yield

Matt Carthy

90. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Finance the amount of funding raised to date through the application of the carbon tax on green diesel used by agricultural contractors; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38452/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Citizens Information Services

Matt Carthy

241. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Social Protection the estimated cost to increase the amount of income disregarded in respect of the farm assist scheme from 30% to 40%, 50%, 60% and 70%, respectively. [38453/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Matt Carthy

456. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of participants in the BEEP-s scheme in 2020 receiving payments for 1 to 100, respectively for a cow and calf pair by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38464/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Matt Carthy

457. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of participants in the BEEP-s scheme; the average payment by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38465/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Matt Carthy

458. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of participants in the sheep welfare scheme in 2020, by county; the average payment received in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38466/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Matt Carthy

459. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the estimated cost of increasing the sheep welfare payment by €1, €2, €3, €4, €5, €7 and €10, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38467/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Matt Carthy

460. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount allocated and the outturn by county of the organic farming scheme 2015 to date in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38468/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Organic Farming

Matt Carthy

461. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of land in organic production or in conversion by year since 2016 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38469/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Organic Farming

Matt Carthy

462. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the targets he has set with regard to organic farming; the progress that has been made to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38470/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Organic Farming

Matt Carthy

463. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of participants in the organic farming scheme; the average payment and average holding size by county in each of the years 2016 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38471/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Matt Carthy

464. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the estimated costs of providing 1,000, 2,000, 2,500 and 5,000 spaces in the results-based environment agri pilot programme. [38472/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Animal Welfare

Matt Carthy

467. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount allocated to animal welfare in each of the years 2016 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38529/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Matt Carthy

468. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he has considered reviewing the reference costs used to determine a farmers grant under the TAMS scheme as a result of increasing construction costs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38532/21]

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