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IFA National Rural Development Chairman, Michael Biggins has called for the early approval of all TAMS applicants for the latest application period (Tranche 17) which closed on June 5th. Over 5,000 applications were submitted for this tranche. It is now up to the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed to issue approval to all of these […]

IFA Deputy President Brian Rushe has welcomed today’s funding announcement by the Department of Agriculture for a number of agri-food tourism projects. It follows IFA’s call for people holidaying at home this summer (while adhering to the Government’s Covid-19 roadmap) to consider a stay on one of the many farm guesthouses around the country. Ireland’s […]

IFA President Tim Cullinan said there seems to be an obsession amongst some about reducing the national cow herd.

IFA has welcomed the decision by Environment Minister Richard Bruton T.D. to ring-fence funds to tackle increased illegal dumping during the current COVID-19 crisis. However, the Association has called on the Waste Enforcement Regional Lead Authorities (WERLAs) to develop a results-based plan setting out clearly how this €1m will be spent, what prosecutions they expect […]

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