06 04 2017
IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy said delays in GLAS payments to around 4,000 farmers are totally unacceptable and he called on the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed to get all payments out without any further delay.
16 03 2017
IFA has urged the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, to urgently make payments to the 13% of farmers in the GLAS Scheme still due their first payment, and to proceed to make the last part of all GLAS payments without further delay.
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has said the refusal of Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to approach the EU Commission for concessions to allow him to make immediate GLAS payments has come back to haunt him as the progress in making payments is far too slow.
21 02 2017
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has said farmers are angered by the failure of the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to make a case in Brussels for all outstanding GLAS payments to be made.
09 02 2017
Reacting to the announcement by Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed in the Seanad today that 750 farmers awaiting GLAS payments are to be paid by the end of the week, IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady said that the Minister must put maximum pressure on his Department to make payments to all the remaining 8,000 farmers due a payment.