IFA and Macra na Feirme news and events.

Increased organic payment rates are a positive step
The current payment rates are not enough to encourage farmers to convert.
3 August 2022 Community
The Macra Rally returns
The Rally is the biggest event in the Macra calendar.
27 July 2022 Community
International Miss Macra Festival launched
The event will take place over the August bank holiday weekend.
Minister McConalogue must administer €20m fund for Irish aquaculture
The measure will be financed under the Brexit Adjustment Reserve fund.
27 July 2022 Community
2022 celebrates the European Year of Youth (EYY)
On Tuesday 28 June, the National Youth Council of Ireland hosted the event Young Voices – Getting serious about Sustainability.
20 July 2022 Community
Agriculture and Food Supply Chain bill must be strengthened with legislation
The IFA president called for stiffer sanctions in the way of fines to be set in place.
20 July 2022 Community
Jam-packed Scottish exchange trip for Macra na Feirme member
Marie Wallace reflects on her visit to Scotland on a Macra exchange trip.
13 July 2022 Community
IFA horticulture delegation meets Coveney and Doherty
IFA president Tim Cullinan said it is hypercritical that our Irish horticultural market is reliant on imported peat as a growing media.
13 July 2022 Community
€2/kg available following IFA campaign for pig price increase
Those processors who are not paying €2/kg must do so this week.
6 July 2022 Community
Donegal Macra clubs share their highlights
Raphoe Macra in Donegal re-established itself in March 2022.
6 July 2022 Community
Experience on the board of Rural Youth Europe
An insight into Macra Rural Youth from Macra’s Siobhan Gallagher.
8 June 2022 Community
Collection system for fallen animals fails farmers
The IFA is calling on the Department of Agriculture to have a full review of the disposal arrangements.
4 May 2022 Community