Ann Fitzgerald: IFA slowly restoring faith but real work just beginning
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The development of a protocol between the Department of Agriculture, BVD testing laboratories and tag supply companies, will offset some of the difficulties associated with empty BVD samples...
Milk processors have been challenged to 'invest' in their suppliers this spring to the same extent as they have in stainless steel over recent years by holding March milk prices.
The Irish Farmers Association has it out at Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed’s responce to growing fodder shortage nationwide.
Former IFA president Eddie Downey is understood to be in discussions with the association over his plan to address a National Council meeting.
IFA President Joe Healy has said the Fodder Transport Scheme is not working and must be revised.
Former IFA president Eddie Downey remains determined to address a meeting of the organisation’s national council in the aftermath of the €1.9m settlement with its former secretary...
A group of Kerry IFA members are calling for greater transparency in the county branch finances and staged a protest last week to highlight what they say is 'flouting' of the association's rules.
Pat Smith's final settlement of €1,900,000 with the IFA is more like a telephone number than a tangible sum for most of us.
The IFA has cancelled its National Council meeting tomorrow (Thursday) in Dublin, at which the Association's former President Eddie Downey had hoped to speak.
The fall-out from the Irish Farmers' Association €1.9m settlement with its former secretary general continues to rumble this week.
The Irish Farmers' Association will be forced to dip into its special reserve fund to pay a settlement to former general secretary Pat Smith. The final cost is expected to be in excess of €2m including...
Commenting on the settlement today in the High Court of litigation brought against the Irish Farmers’ Association, Mr. Pat Smith said that he...
"This year will be a defining one for Irish agriculture."
The unacceptable increase in the number of empty samples reported in the BVD programme last year appears to be continuing in the 2018...
Three loads of silage bales have been donated from farmers in Co Laois to help those in Co Clare struggling with fodder shortages.
The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar drew on his 'funny' name and farming relations when addressing the IFA AGM in Dublin today, and said that as a...
North Tipperary pig farmer Tim Cullinan was today elected the new Treasurer of IFA, a role he inadvertently helped orchestrate three years ago.
This year will be a defining year for farming, the IFA President Joe Healy has told the Association's...
Laois dairy and beef farmer Tom Phelan was elected Chairman of the IFA National Dairy Committee, succeeding Sean O’Leary at the end of his term.
The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association has appealed to all farmers to support the lobby group by paying levies as they face into a tough year with CAP negotiations and Brexit.
Concerns have been raised that some farmers may be hiking prices for their surplus fodder to take advantage of an ongoing shortage in some parts of the country.
The Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed has said the Government would not provide funding to stave off a fodder crisis in parts of the country.
IFA President Joe Healy has announced an emergency fodder initiative, where IFA will mobilise its national county and branch network to support those farmers in most difficulty.