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The National Roads Authority has compulsorily taken farmland up and down the country, and has now withdrawn funding to pay the farmers whose land they have commandeered.
Last week the Minister for Agriculture Brendan Smith decided to extend the last date for slurry spreading to the end of this month, "but the date extension is totally inadequate."
With the latest milk price drop of 3 cents a litre, Glanbia has taken around €1,000 from the pockets of many milk suppliers for the month of September alone.
There are three vital areas that the Minister for Agriculture Brendan Smith must deliver on, in the CAP Health Check according to the IFA president Padraig Walshe.
The IFA President Padraig Walshe has said that the future of the €400 million sheep sector in Ireland is dependent on securing a new €30 per ewe Sheep Maintenance Payment as part of the CAP Health Check negotiations.
People should think long and hard before giving a gift of a dog for Christmas.
In response to strong criticism by the Restaurants Association of Ireland over the scrapping of the Féile Bia initiative by an Bord Bia, IFA president Padraig Walshe said: “The facts are that the Féile Bia Scheme fell down because restaurants failed to support the initiative and failed to comply with the requirements regarding the use of Irish meat in their businesses.”
European Election candidate for Ireland East, Senator John Paul Phelan, has commended IFA president Padraig Walshe, on being selected president of COPA.
A Kilkenny man is to run for the presidency of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) later this year.
Following the third set of Government cuts in nine months, the farming community in Kilkenny is set to revolt against Minister Smith’s lack of support and understanding for the dire income crisis situation facing tens of thousands of farm families across the country.