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Farmers will not accept any more excuses on ACRES payments - ICSA
Niamh Murphy
The saga of delayed payments has been going on far too long, ICSA president Seán McNamara has said.
3 June 2024 News
What do farm leaders demand of Ireland’s next batch of MEPs?
With the European elections looming, the Irish Farmers Journal spoke to the IFA, the ICSA, the INHFA and Macra on the upcoming elections.
29 May 2024 Dealer
Safe-hands Farrell takes the reins at ICSA
Hugh Farrell cut his teeth with ICSA as a county chair, before moving on to head up the association’s animal health and welfare committee.
Hugh Farrell appointed as the ICSA’s new general secretary
Farrell previously served as an elected representative in the drystock farmers' group.
27 May 2024 News
ICSA welcomes in-person training option for SCEP participants
ICSA suckler chair Jimmy Cosgrave has welcomed the decision to provide in-person training for SCEP participants.
8 May 2024 News
ICSA calls for alternative SCEP training to be provided
The offering of online SCEP training has received a backlash from the ICSA. It described the move as "concerning" and said there is a "risk of excluding those who need the scheme the most".
30 April 2024 Schemes
Irish livestock hauliers targeted with fines in Cherbourg - ICSA
The ICSA said it is seeking clarification around the on-the-spot traffic offence fines issued to livestock hauliers in France, which it understands range from €1,500 to €12,500.
25 April 2024 News
ICSA group to host farmer support gathering due to weather
ICSA’s life focus group will host the gathering this Sunday where farmers can discuss their problems in relation to the current wet weather.
12 April 2024 News
ICSA slams proposed changes to nutrient excretion rates
Changes are fundamentally unfair and biased, according to ICSA.
12 April 2024 News
ICSA calls on Minister to issue outstanding scheme payments
Minister called on to act immediately to support farmers who are suffering enormously – both mentally and financially – due to the persistent bad weather, by ICSA president.
8 April 2024 News
News Podcast: fodder supports, milk top-ups and BISS
News correspondents Declan O'Brien, Anne O'Donoghue and Noel Bardon discuss the latest news from this week's paper.
5 April 2024 News
Financial aid more urgent than ever for farmers - ICSA
ICSA welcomes decision to pause non-essential inspections, but calls for immediate financial aid for farmers.
4 April 2024 News