Derogation On Three Crop Rule A Pragmatic Decision – IFA

IFA President Joe Healy has welcomed today’s Commission decision to grant a derogation on the crop diversification requirement for crop 2018. This will give growers the required flexibility to establish the maximum amount of arable crops weather permitting.   Joe Healy said, “Today’s decision by Commissioner Hogan is a pragmatic move, recognising the severe difficulties […]

IFA Calls For Derogation On Three-Crop Rule

IFA Grain Chairman Mark Browne has called for a derogation on the ‘three-crop rule’ under Greening obligations, in light of the terrible weather conditions this year.   He said the weather conditions are making it impossible to plant crops, “Very little sowing was done during winter, it’s April now and the rain is still coming, […]