IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy has called on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to insist that the Department of Agriculture delivers the final instalment of the Basic Payment Scheme and ANC payments to all farmers next week.
28 03 2019
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has said that areas planted under the wild bird cover GLAS measure will be eligible for ANC payments on this land in 2019 and beyond.
11 03 2019
IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy led the IFA team at a meeting of the Charter of Farmers’ Rights Monitoring Committee chaired by Sean Brady in Portlaoise on Friday.
With the new €40 per cow BEEP (Beef Environmental and Efficiency Pilot) scheme for sucklers open, IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods strongly encouraged suckler farmers to apply for the new scheme and draw down the €40 per cow payment. The application period runs from February 4th to February 22nd.
IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy has called for the maximum payout of over €800m to farmers as the 70% advance of the BPS to 124,000 farmers begins today.