Measures announced to assist farmers

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan T.D., following consultation with the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, today(Friday 26 October) announced a number of measures to assist farmers in light of the very difficult weather conditions that have persisted throughout and since the summer.  These conditions have led to […]

New Arrangements Recognise Difficulties Caused by Wet Weather

IFA President John Bryan has welcomed the announcement of the arrangements to allow the spreading of slurry until November 16th, and the relaxation of green cover for tillage farmers.   He said, “The Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan and the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney have recognised the real difficulties on farms caused by […]