Strong Message From IFA To Support Farm Income In Budget ’17

Addressing Oireachtas members in Dublin as part of IFA’s pre-Budget campaign, IFA President Joe Healy said next month’s Budget is a major test of the Government’s commitment to farm families who are under serious income pressure after a year of low product and dreadful weather conditions.   IFA officers who met TDs & Senators also […]

Farm Assist Hit By Continuing Budget Cuts

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton to defend the current Farm Assist budget from any further erosion. Deputy McGrath was speaking after he received confirmation via  a Parliamentary Question that the budget for the Scheme has suffered a €17 million cut during the 2010-2014 period: “The Farm […]