Farmers Need Drought Measures – IFA

IFA President Joe Healy has said urgent actions are needed to help farmers in the current drought situation.  “The current situation is unprecedented and is causing huge financial pressures on farms and huge stress for farmers,” he said.   “What we now need is real leadership from the Minister and our Government to assist farmers […]

Flexibility Can Be Used In ANC Review – IFA

IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has said sufficient flexibilities are available to ensure that ANC payments can increase and that areas currently designated can be fully protected in the upcoming review of ANC areas in Ireland.   Speaking at a special COPA meeting on the role of ANC payments in the CAP post-2020 today […]

Partnerships And ANCs – IFA Gets Clarification

IFA Rural Development Chairman Flor McCarthy has welcomed the clarification by the Department of Agriculture on the qualification of farmers in partnerships for ANC payment.   Flor McCarthy said that for 2016 the partnership must apply for BPS using the online system. ANC payment is also applied for by ticking the appropriate box on the […]