01 06 2017
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has insisted to Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed that all farmers due a GLAS payment can have that payment made if he is prepared to pay farmers on the measures in their plan which have been cleared prior to the resolution of issues relating to any other measures.
IFA President Joe Healy said that the Department of Agriculture’s administration of some recent farm schemes has been totally unacceptable and IFA has demanded an immediate meeting with Minister Creed to ensure the situation is taken under control as a matter of urgency.
04 05 2017
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady, has urged the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to instruct his Department to make contact with all 3,500 farmers who are still due their 2016 payment, and to indicate when they will be paid. So far around 34,000 farmers have received their 85% payment for 2016.