Following a meeting between the IFA and the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed, the Minister has set up a special Fodder Action Group to assess the situation and to determine what response is required.
23 11 2017
IFA President Joe Healy said the deepening fodder problems will have to be addressed by the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed. He said the blasé response from the Minister in the Dáil this week during a debate on the matter was wholly inadequate.
08 09 2017
27 01 2017
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady said that today’s formal approval by the EU Commission for the 2016 amendments to the 2014-2020 Rural Development Programme (RDP) must now be followed by proposals for 2017. This is necessary because unless changes are made, the full allocation of €4bn for the RDP will not be fully utilised.
19 01 2017
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has called on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to ensure that all farmers who are due payments under the GLAS scheme are now paid without any further delays.