IFA Urges Speedier TAMS Payments

IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has urged Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to speed up TAMS payments to farmers who have completed their work and sent in all required documentation to the Department of Agriculture.   In excess of 650 farmers are urgently awaiting grant aid for investments they have made on their farms. […]

Minister Creed Must Address Sluggish GLAS Payout – IFA

IFA Rural Development Chairman, Joe Brady has described the pay-out of GLAS payments to farmers to date as sluggish, and called on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to ensure that all 38,000 farmers are now paid the promised 85% payment without any further delay.   Joe Brady said that while the commencement of GLAS […]

Major IFA Rally To Protect ANCs Taking Place On Friday

IFA is organising a major rally in the Bush Hotel Carrick-on-Shannon on Friday 2nd December at 8pm to highlight the importance of Areas of Natural Constraint (ANCs) payments and to improve payments and protect areas in the upcoming 2017 Review of ANCs.   IFA Connacht Regional Chairman Padraic Joyce, said that it is vitally important […]

IFA Welcomes Immediate Opening Of TAMS Sheep Fencing Scheme

IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has welcomed the opening of the TAMS sheep fencing scheme for farmers who want to make an application before the close of the existing tranche of the scheme on June 24th.   Joe Brady said this is an important development and IFA had argued to the Minister and the […]