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Peugeot and the Irish Farmers’ Association have announced a new partnership at this week’s 80th National Ploughing Championships in Athy.
The Westmeath FBD Young Farmer of the Year county finalist has been announced as Claire Rynn. She will go on to represent her county at the semi-final of the 13th annual FBD Young Farmer of the Year Competition, run by Macra na Feirme in partnership with the IFA.
The Kilkenny FBD Young Farmer of the Year county finalist has been announced as Michael Power.
A 25-year-old beef and sheep farmer from Ardrahan has been named this week as the Galway FBD Young Farmer of the Year.
This week the IFA staged a protest outside Minister Richard Bruton’s office in Dublin to highlight “the failed regulation and flawed legislation” that farmers say has allowed powerful multiples to dominate the food supply chain and “fleece farmers” to bolster their profits.
IFA President John Bryan has stated that the Government’s upcoming ‘Jobs Initiative’ must support primary agriculture and the labour-intensive agri-food sector.
Farmers are outraged at the reduction in numbers who are eligible for the Agri-Environment Options Scheme and also the reduction in the maximum payment to farmers which has been capped at €4,000 per year, a reduction of €1,000.
Rural enterprises nationwide are being encouraged to showcase their goods and services, boost their revenue and create jobs in their local communities by supporting an upcoming international festival which will have a captive audience of 15,000 at Ireland’s biggest ever sheep and wool event.
KILKENNY and the south east region is in line for a multi-million euro revenue boost as it hosts the Clik Pour On All Ireland and International Sheep Shearing and Wool Handling Championships as part of Ireland’s biggest sheep and wool festival.
IFA president John Bryan said he welcomed the latest report from the EPA on water quality which shows significant improvement in the level of nitrates and phosphates during the period 2007 to 2009.