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23 Feb 2017

THIS WEEK

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23 February

IFA’s James Murphy was elected Chairman of the COPA Working Group on Horses taking over from Pascal Bioulac, France

 

16 February

Joe Brady and Gerry Gunning and Liam MacHale met with French counterparts FNSEA in Paris this morning to discuss ANC mapping and payment criteria

 

14 February

Joe Brady and Gerry Gunning discussing issues on Ireland’s rural development programmes including delayed payments at COPA  meeting on Rural Development in Brussels

 

 

 

09 February

IFA attending CAP Post 2020 discussion in Brussels, including Professor Alan Matthews, Tassos Haniotis, European Commission DG Agri and Jan Huitema MEP

 

 

 

08 February

IFA Environment Chair Thomas Cooney in the European Parliament Brussels for an important debate on EU climate and energy package

 

 

 

07 February

 

IFA met with a delegation from the Joint Committee on EU Affairs from the Houses of the Oireachtas  in Brussels to discuss Trade, Economics and Brexit

 

 

 

07 February

 

IFA attended a Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) Event hosted by Luke Ming Flanagan, MEP, in the European Parliament Brussels

 

 

 

 

31 January

 

IFA attended a Commission Event on the  Promotion of Agricultural Products and queried them on Market Disturbance support as a result of Brexit

 

 

 

 

26 January

 

IFA’s President Joe Healy chairing the COPA/COGECA Food Chain Committee meeting  in Brussels with discussions on UTPs and Best Practices for strengthening farmers position in the Food Supply Chain

 

 

 

 

26 January

IFA’s President Joe Healy chaired high level event with European Commission on addressing issues in the Food Chain

 

 

 

 

 

25 January

 

IFA’s President Joe Healy met with  Commissioner Phil Hogan in Brussels to discuss ANCs, CAP, Food Chain, Fertiliser Trade and Brexit

 

 

 

 

20 January

 

IFA’s Liam MacHale with Commissioner Phil Hogan at the EU Commission Event on Declaration on Rural Development in Berlin

 

 

 

 

20 January

 

Liam MacHale attended UECBV/ Copa-Cogeca Seminar on “Healthy EU Pigs to Open New Market Opportunities” in Berlin which was addressed by Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis

 

 

 

 

13 January

IFA and CMP discussed Impact of Brexit on Irish mushroom sector at the GEPC meeting with the European Commission in Brussels

 

 

 

12 January

IFA attended the COPA Task Force meeting on Fertilisers today in Brussels

 

 

 

10 January

IFA attended a discussion on Future CAP in the European Parliament with Professor Alan Matthews, Mairead McGuinness, MEP and Janez Potocnik (RISE Foundation)

 

 

 

10 January

Liam MacHale met with Sean Kelly, MEP, on Carbon emissions targets and climate change policy

 

 

 

09 January

IFA President meets Mairead Mc Guinness, MEP, Meurig Raymond, NFU President, and Commissioner Phil Hogan at the European Parliament Hearing on “Conclusions of the Agricultural Markets Task Force – AMTF” in Brussels.

 

 

 

 

2016-2

 

09 December

Joe Healy IFA President with Jakie Cahill, FF Junior Food & Horticulture Spokesperson and Charlie McConologue, FF Frontbench Spokesperson, discussing CAP and other current issues in Brussels today

 

 

 

08 December

Joe Healy in Brussels with Jerzy Plewa, European Commission Director General of Agiculture and Rural Development, following discussions on the Future of CAP

 

 

 

08 December

Joe Healy raised the deep concerns of Irish Livestock Farmers about Mercosur with the EU Trade Commissioner at a meeting in Brussels

 

 

 

07 December

IFA’s Rowena Dwyer addressed the Agricultural Outlook Conference in Brussels today

 

 

01 December

IFA Offaly group meet with Mariead McGuinness, MEP, Marian Harkin, MEP and Sean Kelly, MEP, in the European Parliament today

 

 

29 November

IFA’s Angus Woods speaking in the European Parliament where he underlined the benefits of the EU beef sector for rural economies and warned of the catastrophic impact of a potential free trade deal between the EU and Latin American

 

 

18 November

 

IFA’s Joe Brady and Gerry Gunning making the case for Irish ANCs at workshop with EU Commission in Brussels today

16 November

 

IFA ‘s Tom Short speaking in support of pesticides at debate with MEPs and scientists in Brussels today

15 November

 

IFA’s Elaine Farrell pictured here with Michel Dantin, MEP, before making her presenting to Group in Brussels on the Position of Farmers and Processors in the food chain

04 November

 

IFA’s Richard Kennedy led delegation in meeting with Commissioner Hogan’s Cabinet to discuss need for tillage crisis aid package

27 October

 

Kevin Kinsella attending the EU Meat Market Observatory meeting in Brussels

27 October

 

Sean O’Leary and Catherine Lascurettes at the COPA Milk meeting in Brussels to discuss the current Milk Sector situation

25 October

 

IFA’s Angus Woods has just been elected as Vice Chairman of the Commission’s Animal Products Civil Dialogue Group in Brussels

24 October

 

Discussions on poultry animal welfare never consider farmer welfare – Nigel Renaghan at the COPA Working Group on Poultry & Eggs in Brussels

20 October

 

IFA’s James Murphy with COPA Chairmanship and representatives of the Equine Sector at the Equine Conference in the European Parliament

19 October

 

Liam MacHale with newly elected Chairman of COPA Working Group on Research & Innovation Daniel Rossi from Italian Farming Association

18 October

 

Angus Woods and Liam MacHale met with Members of the European Parliament to outline concerns for the Beef Sector on Trade Deald and Brexit

17 October

 

Liam MacHale met with Minister Creed at the Ireland Dairy stand at SIAL Food Exhibition in Paris

13 October

 

IFA attending address by Jerzy Plewa on Future of Agriculture at Global Food Forum 2016 in Pavia, Italy

13 October

 

Margaret Farrelly winner of the 2016 Innovation Award for Womens Farmers presenting her project to the COPA Women’s Committee

Margaret Farrelly Project

12 October

 

Margaret Farrelly winner of the 2016 Innovation Award for Womens Farmers

07 October

 

IFA President Joe Healy and Max Schulman discussing  the crisis in European Cereals sector with Commissioner Phil Hogan

06 October

Joe Healy at the Congress of European Farmers in Athens  discussed with Commissioner Phil Hogan the need for a stronger National & European effort in the push for EU Legislation in the Food Chain

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IFA President discussing crisis in European Cereals sector with Max Schulman Finnish Farmers’ Association and Arnaud Petit COPA-COGECA

13 January

IFA and CMP discussed Impact of Brexit on Irish mushroom sector at the GEPC meeting with the European Commission in Brussels

 

 

 

12 January

IFA attended the COPA Task Force meeting on Fertilisers today in Brussels

 

 

 

10 January

IFA attended a discussion on Future CAP in the European Parliament with Professor Alan Matthews, Mairead McGuinness, MEP and Janez Potocnik (RISE Foundation)

 

 

 

10 January

Liam MacHale met with Sean Kelly, MEP, on Carbon emissions targets and climate change policy

 

 

 

09 January

IFA President meets Mairead Mc Guinness, MEP, Meurig Raymond, NFU President, and Commissioner Phil Hogan at the European Parliament Hearing on “Conclusions of the Agricultural Markets Task Force – AMTF” in Brussels.

 

 

 

 

2016-2

 

09 December

Joe Healy IFA President with Jakie Cahill, FF Junior Food & Horticulture Spokesperson and Charlie McConologue, FF Frontbench Spokesperson, discussing CAP and other current issues in Brussels today

 

 

 

08 December

Joe Healy in Brussels with Jerzy Plewa, European Commission Director General of Agiculture and Rural Development, following discussions on the Future of CAP

 

 

 

08 December

Joe Healy raised the deep concerns of Irish Livestock Farmers about Mercosur with the EU Trade Commissioner at a meeting in Brussels

 

 

 

07 December

IFA’s Rowena Dwyer addressed the Agricultural Outlook Conference in Brussels today

 

 

01 December

IFA Offaly group meet with Mariead McGuinness, MEP, Marian Harkin, MEP and Sean Kelly, MEP, in the European Parliament today

 

 

29 November

IFA’s Angus Woods speaking in the European Parliament where he underlined the benefits of the EU beef sector for rural economies and warned of the catastrophic impact of a potential free trade deal between the EU and Latin American

 

 

18 November

 

IFA’s Joe Brady and Gerry Gunning making the case for Irish ANCs at workshop with EU Commission in Brussels today

16 November

 

IFA ‘s Tom Short speaking in support of pesticides at debate with MEPs and scientists in Brussels today

15 November

 

IFA’s Elaine Farrell pictured here with Michel Dantin, MEP, before making her presenting to Group in Brussels on the Position of Farmers and Processors in the food chain

04 November

 

IFA’s Richard Kennedy led delegation in meeting with Commissioner Hogan’s Cabinet to discuss need for tillage crisis aid package

27 October

 

Kevin Kinsella attending the EU Meat Market Observatory meeting in Brussels

27 October

 

Sean O’Leary and Catherine Lascurettes at the COPA Milk meeting in Brussels to discuss the current Milk Sector situation

25 October

 

IFA’s Angus Woods has just been elected as Vice Chairman of the Commission’s Animal Products Civil Dialogue Group in Brussels

24 October

 

Discussions on poultry animal welfare never consider farmer welfare – Nigel Renaghan at the COPA Working Group on Poultry & Eggs in Brussels

20 October

 

IFA’s James Murphy with COPA Chairmanship and representatives of the Equine Sector at the Equine Conference in the European Parliament

19 October

 

Liam MacHale with newly elected Chairman of COPA Working Group on Research & Innovation Daniel Rossi from Italian Farming Association

18 October

 

Angus Woods and Liam MacHale met with Members of the European Parliament to outline concerns for the Beef Sector on Trade Deald and Brexit

17 October

 

Liam MacHale met with Minister Creed at the Ireland Dairy stand at SIAL Food Exhibition in Paris

13 October

 

IFA attending address by Jerzy Plewa on Future of Agriculture at Global Food Forum 2016 in Pavia, Italy

13 October

 

Margaret Farrelly winner of the 2016 Innovation Award for Womens Farmers presenting her project to the COPA Women’s Committee

Margaret Farrelly Project

12 October

 

Margaret Farrelly winner of the 2016 Innovation Award for Womens Farmers

07 October

 

IFA President Joe Healy and Max Schulman discussing  the crisis in European Cereals sector with Commissioner Phil Hogan

06 October

Joe Healy at the Congress of European Farmers in Athens  discussed with Commissioner Phil Hogan the need for a stronger National & European effort in the push for EU Legislation in the Food Chain

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IFA President discussing crisis in European Cereals sector with Max Schulman Finnish Farmers’ Association and Arnaud Petit COPA-COGECA

09 January 2017

IFA President presses Commissioner Phil Hogan for a roadmap for action on UTPs, price transparency and market competition at the European Parliament Hearing on “Conclusions of the Agricultural Markets Task Force – AMTF” in Brussels

 

 

 

09 January 2017

IFA President meets Mairead Mc Guinness, MEP, Meurig Raymond, NFU President, and Commissioner Phil Hogan at the European Parliament Hearing on “Conclusions of the Agricultural Markets Task Force – AMTF” in Brussels.

 

 

 

09 December

Joe Healy IFA President with Jakie Cahill, FF Junior Food & Horticulture Spokesperson and Charlie McConologue, FF Frontbench Spokesperson, discussing CAP and other current issues in Brussels today

 

 

 

08 December

Joe Healy in Brussels with Jerzy Plewa, European Commission Director General of Agiculture and Rural Development, following discussions on the Future of CAP

 

 

 

08 December

Joe Healy raised the deep concerns of Irish Livestock Farmers about Mercosur with the EU Trade Commissioner at a meeting in Brussels

 

 

 

07 December

IFA’s Rowena Dwyer addressed the Agricultural Outlook Conference in Brussels today

 

 

01 December

IFA Offaly group meet with Mariead McGuinness, MEP, Marian Harkin, MEP and Sean Kelly, MEP, in the European Parliament today

 

 

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