IFA Horticulture Chairman Paul Brophy is calling on retailers, facilitators and the foodservice sector to support vegetable producers who are currently facing an income crisis due to a combination of atypical weather, rising input costs, and labour issues.
31 05 2018
Marking the start of ‘Celebrate Strawberry Season’, IFA President Joe Healy has called on consumers and retailers to support the Irish strawberry sector – a vital indigenous industry worth €47m at farm gate, with 57 growers producing over 8,000 tonnes annually.
14 05 2018
IFA President Joe Healy has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Enterprise, Business and Innovation Heather Humphreys of a pilot labour permit scheme for the agriculture sector as a positive first step.