25 08 2017
IFA National Hill Committee Chairman Pat Dunne has insisted that maximum flexibility be shown by the Department of Agriculture in the implementation of commonage framework plans for more than 9,000 farmers on 3,500 commonages throughout the country in the GLAS scheme.
The IFA is seeking an allocation of €100m for the TAMS scheme in the forthcoming Budget for 2018 to meet the on-farm investment plans of farmers and the commitments entered into with approvals already issued for the scheme.
02 08 2017
27 07 2017
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has received confirmation from the Department of Agriculture that Knowledge Transfer payments will not be held up as a result of the extension to the deadline for Farm Improvement Plans to be submitted.
21 07 2017
IFA National Rural Development Committee Chairman, Joe Brady has called for the Department of Agriculture to ensure the full utilisation of all EU and national funding in the Rural Development Programme (RDP) by making necessary changes to schemes and improving payments in the annual review to the EU Commission.