09 01 2017
IFA PRESIDENT PRESSES FOR EARLY IMPLEMENTATION OF EU FOOD CHAIN REPORT TO STRENGTHEN FARMERS’ POSITIONCattle, Dairy, Grain, IFA in Brussels, Pigs, President, Sheep
Speaking from Brussels where the Agriculture Committee of the European Parliament will today discuss the EU Food Chain report on increased price transparency and independent enforcement to strengthen farmers’ position with retailers, IFA President Joe Healy said it is critical that these recommendations are introduced without delay and actively enforced to rebalance power in favour of farmers.
15 11 2016
IFA National Livestock Chairman, Angus Woods has said that today’s EU Commission study on the impact of trade agreements on the EU agriculture sector is a major wakeup call and clearly show the damage to the important beef sector from a liberalised trade negotiation.
07 06 2016
07 04 2016
COMMISSIONER HOGAN MUST SAFEGUARD IRELAND’S SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION IN AGRI-ENVIRONMENT TALKS – IFAEnvironment & Rural Affairs
IFA Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney has called on Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan to directly intervene in the current EU discussions taking place on ammonia and greenhouse gas emission reduction targets.