More funding needed to accommodate farmers looking to join ACRES - INHFA
Rachel Donovan
The limited number of places available will lead to major disappointment for many farmers, the INHFA has said.
24 November 2023 Schemes
INHFA calls for increased ACRES funding
The limited number of places available will lead to major disappointment for many farmers, the INHFA has said.
15 November 2023 News
Over half of fines issued for out-of-control dogs go unpaid
The Minister for Rural Development Heather Humphreys last week announced that on-the-spot fines are to increase from €100 to €300.
Rewetting makes it back into EU nature restoration law
MEPs voted to exclude peatland rewetting targets from the EU nature restoration law, but later negotiations with member states' representatives have seen them included in the latest text.
15 November 2023 Climate and environment
Farm groups say €300 sheep worrying fine doesn't go far enough
Both the IFA and INHFA have stated that stricter penalties announced for dog worrying do not go far enough in addressing dog attacks on sheep.
13 November 2023 News
Calls for Commission to engage with stakeholders on nature restoration law
The nature restoration law will have a major impact on farming and our rural communities, the INHFA has said.
9 November 2023 News
Draft Nature Restoration Law text to be agreed
The agreement on the text follows intensive trilogue negotiations between representatives of the EU Parliament, the Commission and Council of Ministers. Declan O'Brien and Noel Bardon report.
8 November 2023 News
INHFA warns of heightened flooding risk with EU nature restoration law
Although much of the focus on the EU nature restoration law has been on the restrictions that could apply to farmers, restrictions on flood prevention measures are a real risk too, the INHFA has said.
31 October 2023 News
All consumers benefit from CAP - INHFA
The INHFA pointed to the CSO figures on food prices over the past five decades as evidence of how the CAP benefits all people.
23 October 2023 News
Farm bodies take issue with Fiscal council's compensation stance
Drystock farmers must be eligible for any climate-related compensation payments which the State provides, farm bodies have insisted.
11 October 2023 News
Budget reaction: 'agriculture has fared badly'
The farm organisations, ICMSA, ICSA, IFA, Macra and INHFA, have all reacted to this year's farming budget.
11 October 2023 News
Government needs to show ‘ambition’ for wool - INHFA
INHFA chair Phelim Molloy has insisted there should be greater supports to drive on the wool sector in Budget 2024.
6 October 2023 News