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Sheep
‘No rationale’ to weakened lamb prices - IFA
Barry Murphy
The IFA has warned sheep factories that they must reflect market value in the prices they pay farmers at this “critical” time of year.
5 December 2022 News
Goodwill of landowners ‘must be respected’ by recreational users of land
Without private landowners’ consent, users would not be able to access these spaces for recreational use, the IFA has said.
5 December 2022 News
IFA to participate in legal challenge against nitrates action plan
The High Court approved the IFA and four IFA members as notice parties to the court challenge brought by an Taisce.
Only four weeks left to seek dezoning of farmland from tax
The tax will be levied annually at 3% of the land’s value, with the first bill due in May 2024.
5 December 2022 News
Changes needed to Sheep Improvement Scheme - IFA
Changes to the timeline around the introduction of the new Sheep Improvement Scheme are needed to avoid penalties hitting farmers in year one of the scheme.
2 December 2022 News
Farm orgs need to come forward with climate plan – CCAC
Climate Change Advisory Council (CCAC) chair Marie Donnelly says farm organisations need to put forward their own measures to reduce emissions and stop just saying no to plans.
2 December 2022 News
ACRES advisory charges of €900 ‘unacceptable’ - IFA
The IFA has suggested that farmers request a full breakdown of all costs charged by their adviser for the submission of an ACRES application.
1 December 2022 News
Suckler cow cull scheme recommended
Farm organisations stand back from final Food Vision report.
30 November 2022 News
Potato growers need to receive a fair share of retail value
Now more than ever, potato farmers need the market to return a fair price that makes their farms viable.
30 November 2022 Community
Helen has left the building
Helen Guinan has departed the Irish Farm Centre, and her unique personality will be missed by all in Irish farming.
30 November 2022 Dealer
IFA to seek compensation scheme for designated land
The team consists of representatives from Special Areas of Conservation (SACs), Special Protection Areas (SPAs) and Natural Heritage Areas (NHAs).
30 November 2022 News
IFA and Bord Gáis to help farmers install solar panels
Farmers are set to benefit from a new partnership between the IFA and Bord Gáis Energy, which will see them supported to put solar panels on their sheds.
29 November 2022 News