07 07 2018
Commenting on the outcome of the Chequers meeting, IFA President Joe Healy said, “While there are some signs of movement by the British government on agriculture and food issues, the UK statement falls far short of the commitments and clarity required by Irish and EU farmers.
Addressing the National Economic Dialogue at Dublin Castle, IFA President Joe Healy said Budget 2019 must recognise that rural Ireland is trailing behind in terms of the economic recovery and provide additional support to farming, particularly the low-income sectors.
05 06 2018
Proposed cuts to the CAP Budget are a major threat to farming in Ireland and must be strongly resisted, IFA President Joe Healy said today following the launch of CAP 2020 proposals by Commissioner Phil Hogan in Brussels.
31 05 2018
With the proposed details of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post 2020 to be launched in Brussels tomorrow (Fri), the IFA President Joe Healy said the key issue for farmers is the size of the CAP Budget.