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Changes to the State’s nursing home scheme reducing the financial burden on farmers is “long overdue”.   That’s according to the Irish Farmers’ Association after Cabinet signed off on amendments to the Fair Deal scheme.   New legislation will introduce a three-year cap on financial contributions for farmers and small…

On Agri Week:   01.35       The IFA President Tim Cullinan on the importance that Irish and European beef farmers to be protected from the import of beef produced under lower standards than EU beef. The IFA President claims there is a serious contradiction between EU Commission’s trade policy…

The President of the IFA is calling for a payment for North West Farmers that would be similar to the Brexit fund that the French Government are proposing for French fishermen who would be worst impacted by Brexit. Tim Cullinan said that the sector worst affected by Brexit would be…