2018 Will Be Defining Year – IFA

Addressing the 63rd Annual General Meeting of the Irish Farmers Association in Dublin today (Tues), IFA President Joe Healy said 2018 will be a defining year for farming. Never before have such major challenges as Brexit, the CAP Budget, Mercosur and climate change converged in a single year. He said IFA will be there to represent the […]

Increased Budget Critical To Ensuring CAP Post 2020 Is Fit For Purpose – IFA

In response to the draft communication from EU Agriculture Commissioner, Phil Hogan, on the reform of the CAP Post 2020, IFA President Joe Healy has said an increased CAP budget is essential to ensure that the future CAP is effective and fit for purpose.   He said, “In contrast to the economic landscape of the […]

IFA President Highlights Impotance of Securing Fully-Funded Cap Budget After 2014

Addressing the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture today (Thurs), IFA President John Bryan said securing a fully-funded budget from 2014 for the Single Farm Payment and Rural Development measures would be crucial for Irish agriculture to expand exports, create jobs and generate activity in the rural and wider economy. John Bryan said a fully-funded CAP and […]