Next meeting:

Last updated - 25 Apr 2018, 15.01

26 Apr 2018, 14.00

The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine and the Joint Committee on Rural and Community Development will meet in Committee Room 4, LH2000.

The committee shadows the work of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. It advocates for the agrifood sector and scrutinises activities in the area.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Tillage sector

Latest Report

Tillage sector

The committee has published a report which calls for increased support for tillage farmers. It recommends the development of a new tillage sector plan.

Press releases

25 Apr 2018, 13.41

Commissioner Phil Hogan to address joint meeting of Agriculture & Rural & Community Development Committees

11 Apr 2018, 17.28

Agriculture Committee urges Minister to halt farm inspections during fodder crisis

5 Apr 2018, 14.13

Agriculture Committee to discuss fodder crisis with Minister Creed

Recent videos

Wed, 11 Apr 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Agenda: Ongoing fodder crisis
In attendance: Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

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Thu, 29 Mar 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

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Tue, 27 Mar 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

2018 Revised Estimates for Public Services - Vote 30

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Recent debates

Wed, 11 Apr 2018

Joint Committee

Ongoing Fodder Crisis: Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Thu, 29 Mar 2018

Joint Committee

Post-EU Council Meeting of Agriculture and Fisheries: Discussion

Tue, 27 Mar 2018

Select Committee

Message to Dáil

Recent documents

Wed, 11 Apr

Opening statement, Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Opening statement, Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (PDF)

Thu, 29 Mar

Opening Statement, Minister Michael Creed, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Opening Statement, Minister Michael Creed, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (PDF)

Tue, 27 Mar

Opening Statement, Minister Creed, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Opening Statement, Minister Creed, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (PDF)

Recent reports

Thu, 19 Apr 2018

Report, Political Contribution on the Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy
Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine political contribution on the reform of the common agricultural policy (CAP)

Fri, 9 Feb 2018

Report, Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine Work Programme 2018
Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine report on its Work Programme 2018

Mon, 5 Feb 2018

Report, Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine Annual Report 2017
Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine Annual Report 2017

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of agriculture, food and the marine is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

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Committee contact details

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee
Josie Briody
(01) 618 3717
(076) 100 1745
AFM@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898
nuala.walsh@oireachtas.ie