IFA National Sheep Committee Chairman John Lynskey has welcomed the statement from the Minister of Agriculture Michael Creed at the IFA AGM in Dublin today that he would encourage all sheep farmers with ewes to apply for the new €10 per ewe sheep welfare scheme negotiated by IFA. The closing date for application to the scheme is January 31st.
18 / 01 / 2017
IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods has welcomed the strong view of the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed, expressed at the IFA AGM in Dublin this week, that the live export trade is critically important and a vital safety valve for the beef sector. The Minister said he is personally very committed to ensuring that live exports are part of the policy mix for the beef sector.