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The 48,000 farmers in GLAS will receive instructions this week on the procedures to follow to roll-over their participation in the agri-environment scheme. Letters have already been sent to participating farmers which set out the actions to follow to ensure that participants can remain in the scheme which is worth…

Tributes have been paid this morning to the former Leitrim farming and Sinn Fein official Pat Gilhooley.   Mr Gilhooley served as chairman of the Leitrim IFA and also contested the 2019 local elections on behalf of Sinn Fein in the Ballinamore local electoral area.   Sligo Leitrim TD Martin…

The IFA has today welcomed the opening of the new €2bn COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme to provide farmers with access to low cost loans as they respond to the impacts of the pandemic. John Lynch reports: https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202020/Monday%20farm%20news.mp3  

The chairwoman of Sligo IFA is appealing to farmers and those attending marts to wear their face masks and to observe social distancing guidelines. In some marts, the places where people should stand or sit are marked out. Last week, the manager of Donegal mart, Emer McGuinness, called on farmers…