Harkin Urges Farm Aid for Needy Irish Citizens
Date: September 16, 2015
The €13.7 million share of the emergency funding agreed for Ireland’s farmers would be irrelevant for the individual farmer but, as food aid, would be more valuable to needy Irish citizens.
Over Hyping Politicians need to tackle Farm Income Problem says Harkin
Date: September 2, 2015
Politicians who consistently, over the last five years, tended to exaggerate the prospects for Irish agriculture have a major responsibility to the country’s farmers to clarify their proposals for tackling the current...
MEP Praises Family Farm Origin of Ireland’s Dairy Products
Date: August 10, 2015
Cavan & Monaghan Co-ops on Right Road
Teagasc Survey Raises Serious Questions on Government Policy
Date: July 14, 2015
The fact that 25,000 farm households have been deemed in a Teagasc report, issued today Tuesday July 14th, to be economically vulnerable, that 84%of farms in the west are not economically viable and that 50% of farmers in the...
Harkin calls on Hogan to act now on Dairy Sector Concerns
Date: July 7, 2015
"Commissioner Hogan must implement more responsive and realistic safety net measures for the dairy sector in order to address the collapsing milk price and he must ensure that the intervention price better reflects real...
Vote on EU/US Trade Deal Postponed
Date: June 9, 2015
Division in European Parliament
New Climate Change Body must include Farmers and Processors
Date: June 8, 2015
Projections of an increase of 2.3 billion in the world’s population by 2050 would bring with it a demand for a further 200 million tonnes in meat production which would best come from sustainable areas such as Ireland
Maximum Tolerance Policy Essential for Farm Payments
Date: April 15, 2015
Mismanagement by successive Government departments had led to a situation where hill farmers did not know their eligible land status for payments under the new Basic Payment Scheme (BPS).
You will now know if your Chicken is Irish
Date: April 2, 2015
Consumers buying poultry will, from today Wednesday, April 1st, have confidence that they are buying Irish poultry as a result of the implementation of a country of origin regulation.