IFA President Joe Healy has written to the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed seeking an urgent meeting to address the serious situation for livestock farmers resulting from the severe factory price cuts over recent weeks.
23 08 2017
Speaking from the Virginia Dairy Show today, IFA President Joe Healy said real solutions and compromise will be required in the Brexit negotiations to safeguard the vitally important cross-border agriculture trade on the island of Ireland.
28 04 2017
Speaking from Brussels where he is attending a meeting of the European farm group COPA, IFA President Joe Healy said there is an increasing realisation among farm bodies across Europe of the potential damaging implications of a hard Brexit.
Meeting with senior Department of Agriculture officials this week IFA President Joe Healy said the current Regional Veterinary Laboratory structure is recognised internationally as the optimum disease surveillance structure and must be built on to enhance the services already provided to farmers and the agriculture industry.