IFA Policy Updates & Documents

The following are IFA’s policy and position papers for the range of sector and cross-sectoral policy areas that affect our members.

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Sectoral Policy Documents

Potato Council Report October 2020

Potato Council Report September 2020

Potato Council Report July 2020

Potato Council Report May 2020

2020 IFA submission on the Combined Roadmap for the Evaluation of the EU Legislation on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides and Inception Impact Assessment for the Possible Revision of this Legislation

2020 Wood Pidgeon Derogation

2020 IFA Submission to Public Consultation on the Transposition of the UTP Directive

2020 IFA submission to Low Pay Commission Consultation 2021

2020 Key Issues Consultation Paper in Relation to a Review of the use of Peat in the Horticultural Industry

2020 IFA Submission Opening of Work Permit Pilot Programme

2020 IFA Submission on Public Consultation on the General Scheme on Employment Permits Bill

2020 COVID-19 – Information for Horticultural Producers

2019 Key Steps to Securing a Work Permit Online

2019 IFA Submission to the Public Consultation on DAFM Plant Health and Biosecurity Strategy

2019 IFA Submission to Low Pay Commission Consultation 2020

2019 Investment Aid Scheme for Horticulture

2018 IFA Submission to Casual Trading Act Review

2017 Submission to the Low Pay Commission Consultation on Board Lodgings

2017 IFA Submission on National Strategy & Environmental Framework for PO’s in the Fruit & Vegetable Sector

2016 Labour Review of Horticulture in Ireland

2015 Submission on Consultation re. Garden Plants

2015 IFA Submission to Grocery Regulations Consultation

2015 Measures to support the development of the Irish craft-cider sector

Horticulture Council Report October 2020

Horticulture Council Report September 2020

Horticulture Council Report July 2020

Horticulture Council Report May 2020

2020 IFA submission on the Combined Roadmap for the Evaluation of the EU Legislation on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides and Inception Impact Assessment for the Possible Revision of this Legislation

2020 Wood Pidgeon Derogation

2020 IFA Submission to Public Consultation on the Transposition of the UTP Directive

2020 IFA submission to Low Pay Commission Consultation 2021

2020 Key Issues Consultation Paper in Relation to a Review of the use of Peat in the Horticultural Industry

2020 IFA Submission Opening of Work Permit Pilot Programme

2020 IFA Submission on Public Consultation on the General Scheme on Employment Permits Bill

2020 COVID-19 – Information for Horticultural Producers

2019 Key Steps to Securing a Work Permit Online

2019 IFA Submission to the Public Consultation on DAFM Plant Health and Biosecurity Strategy

2019 IFA Submission to Low Pay Commission Consultation 2020

2019 Investment Aid Scheme for Horticulture

2018 IFA Submission to Casual Trading Act Review

2017 Submission to the Low Pay Commission Consultation on Board Lodgings

2017 IFA Submission on National Strategy & Environmental Framework for PO’s in the Fruit & Vegetable Sector

2016 Labour Review of Horticulture in Ireland

2015 Submission on Consultation re. Garden Plants

2015 IFA Submission to Grocery Regulations Consultation

2015 Measures to support the development of the Irish craft-cider sector

Cross-Sectoral Policy Documents