IFA President Tim Cullinan has said that the Government needs to review the Level 5 operating procedures in marts as a matter of urgency. “The system went down in several marts this morning which caused huge issues as the cattle were already in the marts waiting to be sold,” he said. “The reality is that […]
IFA Horticulture Chairman Paul Brophy has welcomed an increase in the investment aid scheme for the development of the commercial horticulture sector. “In previous years the scheme has been oversubscribed. Therefore, the increase in funding from €6m to €9m is welcome,” he said. The IFA Chairman was reacting to the launch of the 2021 Scheme […]
IFA Aquaculture Chairman, Michael Mulloy welcomed the announcement at today’s IFA Aquaculture AGM, by Minister Charlie McConalogue, of a Covid-19 financial support scheme for rope mussel and oyster farmers. Michael Mulloy said, “The impact of the Covid-19 crisis has been significant on the Irish Aquaculture sector. Shellfish have been particularly affected due to face market […]
IFA Aquaculture Chairman, Michael Mulloy has called on the Minister for Agriculture to pledge meaningful support for Irish aquaculture, in light of the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, the ongoing threat of ‘no deal’ Brexit and the urgent need for regulatory reform of the sector’s licensing system. Ahead of IFA Aquaculture’s AGM Michael Mulloy said,” […]
IFA President Tim Cullinan has acknowledged the work by the Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue, his officials and the marts to keep business operating as close to normal as possible during the Level 5 restrictions.