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The chairperson of the Sligo branch of the Irish Farmers Associations says the government’s ‘Food Visions 2030’ plan needs to have substance. Kathleen Henry says while the idea is welcome, it must be backed by actual investment from the government. The plan is to create a roadmap for the agri-food…

Local representatives of the IFA have expressed concerns about recreational users not abiding by the Countryside Code during the recent spell of good weather.   The IFA claim there has been a huge increase in recreational users in recent weeks, as people holiday at home.   The Country’s largest farming…

Farmers from across the North West are expected to take part in a number of rallies on Friday to highlight the importance of farming to the rural economy.   A rally is being provisionally planned for Ballymote in Sligo at 11 a.m. at the same time farmers in Donegal will…

The annual general meeting of Sligo IFA will take place online this evening at 8:00pm. Guest speaker for the meeting is the Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue. The Minister will make his address in the first part of the meeting due to time constraints. The second part of the night…

There are no elections this year for any places on the IFA executive. Current secretary Trevor Boland term will end on Monday and will be replaced by Sinead Branley from Grange The guest speaker for this year’s event is the minister for Agriculture, food and the marine, Donegal TD Charlie…