The Irish Farmer's Association (IFA) says farmers are tired of being kicked around and scapegoated when it comes to climate action.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2020
Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has said progress was made on important initiatives aimed at improving transparency along the supply chain, and improving communication between industry and farmers.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
The Agriculture Minister is urging "continued constructive dialogue" between those involved in the ongoing beef sector dispute.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2019
The deal will allow the States to sell a lot more beef to the European market.
Sat, 03 Aug, 2019
The country's largest farming association has sought an urgent meeting with the Taoiseach amid growing fears for the beef sector following the Mercosur deal Beef Plan.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2019
A vegetable price war that has broken out between supermarkets in Ireland has "ruined what should be one of the best weeks of the year for Irish producers," according to Sinn Féin.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2013
Simon Coveney, the Minister for Agriculture, says he has not bowed to pressures from the European Commission in relation to cuts under the Common Agricultural Policy.
Sat, 09 Mar, 2013
The Irish Farmer's Association said today that more rigorous food testing must be legislated for.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2013
Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said today that he is shocked and deeply saddened by the death of Shane McEntee.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2012
The Irish Farmers Association is calling on the Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney to impress on Europe how badly the wet weather is affecting their industry.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2012
There has been mixed reaction to the Environment Minister Phil Hogan's announcement last night that new septic tank charges are to be cut.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2012
The Irish Farmer's Association is warning that the agriculture sector is in crisis.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2009
The European Commission is to co-fund a compensation scheme for farmers and producers affected by the recent contamination scare in the pork industry.
Fri, 19 Dec, 2008
The country's 20,000 dairy farmers are not getting a fair price for their product this year, according to the Irish Farmer's Association (IFA).
Mon, 25 Aug, 2008
The Energy Minister has said Ireland can benefit hugely from the right world trade deal.
Fri, 25 Jul, 2008
As world trade talks begin in Geneva today, the president of the Irish Farmer's Association has strongly criticised Peter Mandelson.
Mon, 21 Jul, 2008
The Irish Farmer's Association is to hold a demonstration outside Government Buildings today in protest at Peter Mandelson's handling of the world trade talks.
The leadership of the Irish Farmer's Association (IFA) is expected to recommend a Yes vote in the upcoming Lisbon Treaty referendum after receiving assurances from the Taoiseach.
Tue, 03 Jun, 2008
The Irish Farmer's Association (IFA) has said new proposals on the use of nitrates in farming could lead to a breakthrough in partnership talks.
Fri, 19 May, 2006
The Irish Farmer's Association is hitting out at the G8 deal to combat poverty in Africa.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2005
The National Roads Authority says the on-going row with farmers over the level of compensation for compulsory purchase of land is costing half a million pounds a week.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2001
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