26 05 2016
19 05 2016
IFA Hill Farming Chairman Pat Dunne said the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed and the Department of Agriculture have to provide further clarity to farmers on land eligibility before the end-of-May deadline for changes to their BPS application.
IFA Hill Committee Chairman Pat Dunne has received assurance from Louth County Council that the cross-border Geopark proposal for the Cooley Penninsula will not proceed as the objections of farmers have to be taken into account.
IFA Hill Committee Chairman Pat Dunne has expressed concern on behalf of hill farmers at the recent court judgement awarding damages to a claimant following an incident while walking on the Wicklow Mountains.
IFA Hill Committee Chairman Pat Dunne has said that progress has been made on the Commonage Management Plans, whereby when planners are doing stocking plans over the next number of months, they will not have to determine the maximum eligible area.