INHFA seeking €5m for Hill sheep farmers

The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association are calling for €5m to be given to the hill sheep sector.

What to expect when you are getting an inspection

Depending on the purpose of inspections, farmers may receive no notice. Read more here.

Intervention demanded on Teagasc KT fees

Calls have been made to Minister Creed, demanding intervention on Teagasc fees for the Knowledge Transfer Programme (KT).

Should cattle tag levies be compulsory?

It has been announced recently that the compulsory cattle tag levy will be brought back into place this year, I look into the reasoning behind the move to see if it really is worthwhile.

Healy confirms details of Tillage Crisis fund

Confirmed to us today were the details of the Tillage Crisis Fund, by IFA president Joe Healy, set to be implemented next week.

Taxing Meat: Should we do it? The pros and cons

Yesterday a video was published by BBC news, featuring a farmer who thinks a tax should be introduced on meat products in a bid to save the environment.

Creed is on the attack!

Minister Michael Creed has today slammed British Ministers for a lack of leadership shown in terms of Brexit.

BPS/Greening payments ahead of schedule

This was the news brought by the Deputy President of ICMSA, Pat McCormack, who welcomed the update from the Department.

Longford farmer given week to organize affairs

A farmer from County Longford has been given a week by the courts to organize his affairs.

Grain protesters up the ante!

The Grain protest in the Department continues, and the IFA Grain Committee chairman Liam Dunne updated us on the situation.

10m in GLAS payments to be issued today!

The Department of Agriculture have announced that GLAS balancing payments will be issued today.

Approach Live Valuation scheme issues Criticised by IFA

The IFA have criticised the Departments approach to issues with the live valuation scheme in place.