17 04 2018
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.
03 04 2018
IFA President Joe Healy has insisted Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed pull together an emergency response to tackle the fodder and income crisis on farms due to the unprecedented weather conditions this spring.
Speaking at tonight’s Department of Agriculture CAP consultation meeting in Navan, IFA UIster-North Leinster Chairman Nigel Renaghan told Agriculture Minister Michael Creed that he must deliver an increased CAP budget to support farm incomes, so that Irish agriculture through all sectors can continue to deliver for the economy, the environment, and society.