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Addressing the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture today, IFA President Joe Healy warned that farmers will not continue to support the TB programme unless the Department of Agriculture makes a genuine effort to address a number of issues.

IFA Animal Health Chairman Pat Farrell said IFA National Council have strongly rejected proposals by the TB forum to increase TB controls and costs on farms while refusing to address the shortcomings in the current compensation schemes. Pat Farrell said farmers have had enough of the endless controls and restrictions on their farms by the […]

IFA Animal Health Chairman, Pat Farrell said the TB Forum established by the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed has failed to deliver on the key objective of addressing stakeholder issues. He said the Forum, under the chairmanship of Michael Cronin, has merely functioned as a vehicle  for the Department of Agriculture to impose their views, […]

IFA Animal Health Chairman Pat Farrell has called on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to stand firm on the outright rejection of the proposal in the new EU Animal Health Law Delegated Act to impose 30-day pre-movement testing for TB on all herds that are more than six months tested. He said the only […]

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