Today’s National Council of the IFA heard sustained criticism of the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed over his failure to introduce low-cost loans.
22 08 2018
STRONG BUDGET NEEDED TO HELP FARMERS WEATHER THE PERFECT STORM OF IMMEDIATE THREATS & LONG-TERM CHALLENGESEconomics, IFA Policy
Launching the IFA pre-Budget Submission – Supporting Farmers Through Unprecedented Challenges – in Dublin today (Wed), IFA President Joe Healy said a strong Budget ’19 that supports farmers is imperative given the immediate threats to, & long-term challenges, for the sector.
16 07 2018
IFA President Joe Healy has warned that the British government’s proposals for a UK-EU free trade area while maintaining its own independent trade policy are “seriously flawed and totally unacceptable to Irish farmers”.
22 05 2018
TEAGASC’S FARM INCOME SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANCE OF CAP DIRECT PAYMENTS & THE CHALLENGES OF PRICE VOLATILITY – HEALYCAP, Cattle, Dairy, Economics, Grain, IFA Policy, National Policy, Sheep
IFA President Joe Healy today (Tues) said the preliminary results of the Teagasc 2017 National Farm Income survey highlighted the critical importance of CAP direct supports across all farming sectors and the dangers of hugely volatile or weak price returns.