Speaking at the launch of the ‘Future of the Tillage Sector in Ireland’ report by the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture today, IFA National Grain Committee Chairman Liam Dunne, said the report is a welcome first step in developing policy to regenerate Ireland’s tillage sector.
01 11 2017
IFA today secured a commitment from the Department of Transport that there will be full negotiation with the IFA and other key stakeholders ahead of the implementation of any aspects of a roadworthiness test for tractors.
Following today’s vote on glyphosate in the European Parliament, IFA President Joe Healy said Ireland and other member states have to stand up and support Commissioner Andriukaitis, DG Sante, who came out strongly last week in a speech expressing his frustration at the system and the power of so-called ‘Google Professors’. He fully supports a 10 year licence renewal for glyphosate.
26 09 2017
An action plan to address the serious and deepening income crisis in the Irish tillage farming sector must be developed and implemented urgently, IFA President Joe Healy told the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture this evening.