17 04 2018
12 04 2018
Following representations made by IFA, the Road Safety Authority has agreed to “adopt a pragmatic approach when reviewing drivers’ hours compliance with driving and resting time periods” in respect of delivery and collection of animal fodder.
11 04 2018
FARMERS NEED IMMEDIATE FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO DEAL WITH FODDER EMERGENCY, WHICH IS NOW ALSO A FINANCIAL CRISISRural Development
Following an appearance by Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture this afternoon, IFA President Joe Healy said the Minister has to recognise that the fodder crisis on farms is not going away soon, and he must provide immediate financial support to farmers.
With a further Met Eireann yellow alert situation today, we are in now an emergency situation on fodder and Minister Creed has to implement further measures to support farmers immediately, IFA President Joe Healy has said.