25 08 2016
MINISTER MUST DELIVER URGENTLY ON €500M PACKAGE FINALISED TODAY AS WELL AS STATE BACKED LOAN SCHEME PUT FORWARD BY IFA – O’LEARYDairy
Speaking today, as the EU Management Committee finalised the €500m EU aid package first mooted on 18th July, IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Sean O’Leary said Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed and his officials must ensure that everything is ready promptly for farmers to be able to avail from both the incentivised milk production reduction scheme and the other aid scheme.
27 07 2016
IFA has made a comprehensive submission to the Department of Agriculture in advance of the last negotiations on the EU €500m aid package, the final text of which will be voted on in Brussels on 25th August next.