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Frenchwoman re-elected to lead European farmer group
Barry Murphy
A French pig and tillage farmer has been re-elected president of the European farmer organisation COPA. IFA president Tim Cullinan has been re-elected as a vice-president.
21 September 2022 Community
Proposals from Commission on Taxation further targeting the farming sector
IFA president Tim Cullinan said the proposals in the Commission on Taxation and Welfare (COTW) report will only cause uncertainty for farm families.
19 September 2022 News
Farmers to be excluded from €200m energy aid package
Companies which are involved in the processing and marketing of agricultural products will be able to avail of funding under the condition that it is not passed on to farmers.
BAR fund should go to genotyping national herd - Cullinan
Adam Woods reports from the Ulster/North Leinster IFA regional meeting held in Cootehill, Co Cavan.
14 September 2022 News
Farm input and output gap ‘widening’ - IFA
The Irish Farmers Association says the latest CSO figures on farm output and input prices mean the farm sector will need support to keep its head above water.
13 September 2022 News
Farmers need ‘highest allocation of available funding’ in budget – IFA
The IFA has said farm families are particularly exposed to rising farm input costs and outlined its asks to Government to address this in Budget 2023.
9 September 2022 News
IFA president pays tribute to former chief economist Con Lucey
Con Lucey was "one of the country’s most talented economists" who advocated for a "modern, competitive Irish agriculture with family farming at its heart," Tim Cullinan said.
7 September 2022 Community
‘Beggars belief’ that farmers could be charged for farming land
Farmers need to be consulted prior to the rezoning of any land for residential development, Tim Cullinan has said.
30 August 2022 News
Tributes paid on passing of former IFA chief economist Con Lucey
Con Lucey served as the IFA’s chief economist for 34 years and retired in 2008.
26 August 2022 News
Food Vision proposals must not restrict output – Cullinan
IFA president Tim Cullinan has warned that the proposals put forward by the Food Vision dairy group could shift dairy production to less efficient parts of the world.
24 August 2022 News
IFA at Tullamore Show
A selection of photos from the Tullamore Show featuring Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, Minister Charlie McConalogue, farm business committee chair Rose Mary McDonagh and IFA president Tim Cullinan.
17 August 2022 Community
Attempts to undermine suckler sector ‘economic treason’ – Cullinan
“What’s on show today is testament to the passion, commitment and investment of farmers who take great pride in what they produce,” IFA president Tim Cullinan said.
14 August 2022 News