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What is expected of the public when entering on to farmland?
Declan O'Brien
The recent INHFA survey highlighted the vulnerable position of landowners when dealing with those seeking to access their lands.
11 May 2022 News
Farmers in ‘vulnerable’ position on public access to lands – INHFA
An INHFA survey has shown that there is an undercurrent of thuggish behaviour in public access of farm and hill lands, according to association vice president Pheilim Molloy.
1 May 2022 News
INHFA calls for fodder subsidy
It is estimated that the cost of making baled silage this summer will increase by close to 30% and could reach €30/bale.
Farmers must be reimbursed for burden of designations - INHFA
According to the INHFA, over 30,000 farmers are impacted by land designations.
27 April 2022 News
Forage budget package needed for drystock farmers - INHFA
The hill group has said that urgent measures are needed to protect the cattle and sheep trade.
14 April 2022 News
Scrap planning requirement for designated land works - INHFA
The hill-farmer body has called for a return to the process where National Parks and Wildlife Service staff worked with farmers on any proposed developments.
6 April 2022 News
Extensive farmers should not be subject to finger pointing – INHFA
The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association (INHFA) has responded to criticism by farmers in the southeast, who say the new CAP is supporting extensive rather than productive farming.
1 April 2022 News
INHFA seeks flexibility on traditional hay meadows
The association pointed out that almost 70,000ha of farmland are currently included in the traditional hay meadow option under GLAS.
30 March 2022 News
IFA calls for full food security review of CAP
There has been a mixed reaction among farmer organisations on reviewing the 2023-2027 CAP.
30 March 2022 News
Farm org past presidents organise appeal for Ukraine
Farm organisations have come together to stand in solidarity with and raise money for refugees from Ukraine, a country they say has many farmers.
30 March 2022 News
Farmers can't be 'collateral damage' in food inflation fight
Farmers cannot be expected to absorb increased fertiliser, fuel and feed costs, the INHFA has stated.
27 March 2022 News
Allow grain production in GLAS measures and on State-owned land - INHFA
The hill farmers group has called for actions to be taken to address the costs of producing food.
8 March 2022 News