Farmers must not become 'collateral damage' in wildfire scenario - INHFA
Rachel Donovan
INHFA President Vincent Roddy has called out the enormous damage and cost these fires have had for farmers in terms of fencing and loss of grazing.
13 March 2023 News
INHFA warns of cashflow impact of payment delays
The INHFA came out strongly against plans to push back farm payments at the back end of the year.
9 March 2023 Schemes
Farmer outrage at proposed new scheme payment dates
At a farmers’ charter of rights meeting on Thursday, the Department proposed pushing back the payment dates of key farm schemes.
All farmers now to meet minimum space for nature requirement
Every farmer is required to have at least 4% of their holding dedicated to space for nature under measure eight of good agricultural and environment condition (GAEC).
3 March 2023 News
INHFA warns State to pay the rate for designated land
State agencies were offering as low as €500/ac for designated land but it was making more than double that price generally, the INHFA claimed.
1 March 2023 News
INHFA tells Minister €35/ewe in aid now needed
The hill farmers’ group is seeking emergency aid for sheep farmers battling high input costs and low lamb prices.
28 February 2023 News
ICSA plans protest over sheep income crisis next week
The Food Vision sheep group met on Friday, where farm organisations were given an update on the market and outlook for the sector.
20 February 2023 News
EPA cull report a red rag to farm leaders
Farm organisations slammed an EPA report leaked this week, expected to advise government of a 30% cull of all livestock.
15 February 2023 News
INHFA issues warning on EPA-funded cull report
The INHFA has come out strong against culling and rewetting proposals included in a draft EPA-funded report.
14 February 2023 News
Sheep taskforce needed on lamb prices - INHFA
A plan of action is needed to turn around dropping lamb prices, the INHFA has stated.
24 January 2023 News
Farm organisations want support for sucklers, not an exit scheme
The IFA, ICSA and INHFA have welcomed the scrapping of suckler cull schemes. However, the ICMSA has said the withdrawal of the schemes is premature.
18 January 2023 News
25% of agricultural land at risk from policy changes
Almost 1.2 million hectares has been earmarked for afforestation, rewetting or is likely to be designated, the INHFA claimed.
18 January 2023 News