13 07 2017
IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy demanded an urgent review of the inspection and appeals procedures within the Department of Agriculture at the meeting of the Farmer’s Charter review Group held in Portlaoise today.
13 10 2016
08 09 2016
IFA President Joe Healy said with the severe income pressure across all sectors, all direct payments must be made on time and within deadlines set down in the Charter of Rights for Farmers. As the autumn payments begin, and ANC starting in two weeks’ time, he warned that farmers will not tolerate any hold-ups this year.
23 05 2016
With more than 100,000 farmers having applied for BPS online, out of a total of 130,000 by last Monday’s closing date, IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy has reminded farmers that they have until May 31st to amend their applications, if necessary.
Following a meeting of the Charter of Rights Monitoring Committee yesterday, IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy has severely criticised the lack of progress issuing approvals to farmers to commence work under the TAMS farm investment scheme.