Farmers Encouraged To Vote For Their Next IFA President

Voting to elect the 15th President of the Irish Farmers’ Association will get underway in IFA branches across the countryon Tuesday, Mar 29th) and conclude on Friday, April 15th. There are 947 branches in total. IFA National Returning Officer Jer Bergin has encouraged farmers to attend the Association’s branch meetings in the 29 County Executives […]

Glanbia Milkflex Loan Initiative Raises Bar For Banks In Farm Finance Sector

IFA National Chairman Jer Berginsaid the Glanbia MilkFlex Fund loan initiative, a European pilot scheme, was a welcome innovation marking a new departure in farm finance which would raise the bar for the farm finance offerings which will now be expected from all financial institutions. “The Glanbia Milk Flex Fund will be available to Glanbia […]

IFA Executive Council Decides Presidential Elections Will Be Under One Member One Vote

The IFA Executive Council has agreed a number of rule changes ahead of the national elections that will take place in April.   The Executive Council has decided to move to One Member One Vote (OMOV), instead of a weighted branch vote, for the election of the next President and Deputy President of the IFA. […]

IFA Reaches Agreement On Compulsory Land Purchase For National Road Development

The Irish Farmers’ Association and Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, today (Tuesday) announced the signing of a renewed co-operation agreement between the Department, Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) and the IFA in respect of land compulsorily acquired or to be acquired for the development of the national […]