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A leading north west based farming official is warning that there will be fodder shortage in the winter of 2022     The warning has been issued despite farmers being in line to receive a bonus payment of up to 1,000 euro for growing silage.   The Agriculture Minister will…

The Garda Commissioner Drew Harris visited Sligo yesterday where he held meeting local representatives of the Irish Farmers Association.   Chief Superintendent Aidan Glacken also attended the meeting which discussed issues impacting the farming and rural communities.   Kathleen Henry is the Chairperson of the Sligo branch of the IFA…

Farmers are warning the uncertainty over CAP reform, climate action and Brexit means increased supports for the sector have never been more critical.   The Irish Farmers Association’s to meet with the Finance and Public Expenditure ministers later to detail their demands in the upcoming budget.   The largest farming…

The IFA earlier today launched its pre-budget submission. IFA President Tim Cullinan said it provides a blueprint for Government to follow if it genuinely wants to ensure the future viability of Ireland’s largest indigenous sector. The IFA president claims that if proper funding is provided to GLAS schemes, TAM schemes,…