No significant appetite in last CAP for retirement scheme - Minister
Amy Forde
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue was told at the INHFA AGM that a farm retirement scheme is needed.
17 July 2024 News
INHFA secures some flexibility on interim ACRES clawbacks
Around 6,000 farmers were overpaid when an interim payment issued amid prolonged holdups to advance payments.
3 July 2024 Schemes
INHFA demands immediate action on ACRES
INHFA president Vincent Roddy says there is a high level of frustration around ACRES and that there is a need to address critical issues around payments, habitat scorecards and actions for farmers.
Nature restoration measures should be paused for legal clarity – INHFA
The INHFA has written to the European Commission asking that no further action be taken at this time by member states on the Nature Restoration Law.
27 June 2024 News
Farm leaders call for funding clarity and consultation on Nature Restoration Law
With the Nature Restoration Law now passed, farming organisations' focus has turned to funding and the consultation needed before schemes are brought forward.
19 June 2024 News
INHFA calls for immediate consultation on Nature Restoration Law
The INHFA has been an opponent of the law since the proposals were announced, with its leader citing funding and payment eligibility concerns.
17 June 2024 News
Carbon Working Group exclusion sparks farmer anger
The 'exclusion' of the farm organisations from the working group was described as 'hugely disappointing' by the ICMSA.
12 June 2024 News
Limerick conference to tackle succession
The Irish Rural History and Policy Conference will assess the significance of the Succession Act of 1965 and trace developments in this area into the modern era.
12 June 2024 News
Farmers struggling with new fertiliser rules
Just one-third of respondents to the INHFA survey said they knew the soil index levels on all of their lands.
12 June 2024 News
Inability to control weeds a major concern to going organic - INHFA
Increased costs of meal and fodder, reduced output and unsuitable land type also considerations, new survey shows.
10 June 2024 News
INHFA survey highlights concerns regarding fertiliser regulations
Just 27% of farmers polled for the INHFA survey described themselves as “very aware” of the new rules.
9 June 2024 News
Farming to be maintained in new national park - INHFA
The NPWS has given its commitment to maintain current farming practices on the newly acquired national park at the Conor Pass.
30 May 2024 News