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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Michael Lowry

351. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applicants for REPS by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35059/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Michael Lowry

352. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of farmers that planted and afforested in each year for the duration of REPS in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35060/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Michael Lowry

353. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if there was a penalty or claw back of moneys, grant or scheme payments to farmers who were in REPS that decided to convert a part of their farm to forestry during the duration of their REPS plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35061/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Michael Lowry

354. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number farmers in GLAS that did not take the GLAS extension; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35062/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Common Agricultural Policy

Michael Lowry

355. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if 40% of pillar 1 expenditure must contribute towards climate change objectives and at least 30% of Rural Development Plan must focus on specific environmental and climate related objectives in accordance with the Cap Strategic Plan draft regulations; if afforestation of areas greater than 0.1 hectares and over can contribute towards these objectives; if afforestation should form a central plank of the CSP and agri-environment schemes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35063/21]

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Departmental Schemes

Michael Lowry

356. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will undertake a needs analysis of forest owners whose forests have been infected with ash dieback; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35064/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Michael Lowry

357. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the persons or bodies that provided forestry and specifically afforestation opportunity integration input into the terms and conditions of the REAP; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35076/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Lowry

358. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will publish the policy analysis carried out by his Department on the impact GLAS has had on afforestation uptake rates and on the afforestation grant scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35077/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Michael Lowry

359. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 279 of 27 May 2021, his views on whether the tree and hedge planting will have a significant impact on meeting the climate change objectives; the metrics or targets for these particular activities under the scheme in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35078/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Michael Lowry

360. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 283 and 288 of 27 May 2021, the total area of land on a per county basis committed to the GLAS; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35079/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Common Agricultural Policy

Michael Lowry

361. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the SWOT analysis and needs assessment for the CSP and the eco scheme and agri-environment referred to in his answer to Parliamentary Question No. 292 of 27 May 2021 took account of the detail and table in the replies to Parliamentary Question Nos. 283 and 288 of 27 May 2021 and correspondingly the reply to Parliamentary Question No. 291 of 27 May 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35080/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Michael Lowry

362. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the annual afforestation rate necessary per annum from 2021 to 2060 to sustain the ability of the national forest estate to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35081/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Departmental Communications

Michael Lowry

363. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if officials in his Department were ever contacted by phone, letter, electronically, questioned formally or informally, under caution or asked to make a statement by An Garda Síochána in relation to milk quota racketeering in respect of a person (details supplied); if his Department is aware of this case; the efforts his Department has taken to assist the person; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35084/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Michael Lowry

365. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the most recent COFORD advice on afforestation rates necessary on an annual basis from 2020 to achieve climate change targets; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35100/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Michael Lowry

366. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the annual afforestation rate necessary to achieve the carbon sequestration and other objectives for forestry as identified in the Teagasc MACC curve; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35101/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Michael Lowry

367. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the annual afforestation rate Teagasc has identified in order that forestry will not remain a carbon sink in the MACC curve; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35102/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Michael Lowry

368. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of unique farmer applicants for the AEOS per year while it was in operation or since its launch in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35103/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Michael Lowry

369. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of AEOS applicants by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35104/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Michael Lowry

370. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of farmers that planted and afforested in each year for the duration of AEOS; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35105/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Michael Lowry

372. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if there was any penalty or claw back of moneys, grant or scheme payments to farmers who were in AEOS who decided to convert a part of their farm to forestry during the duration of their AEOS plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35156/21]

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