CSO report illustrates value of CAP supports to Irish society

Recent data published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) marking the 50th anniversary of Ireland joining the EEC (now EU) illustrates how all members of society have benefited directly from the CAP Programme. This is a claim made by the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association (INHFA) who maintain that lower food prices, relative to […]

Urgent Action needed to safeguard the Sheep Sector says INHFA

The Irish Natura & Hill Farmers Association (INHFA) has called on the Minister for Agriculture to take swift and decisive action to save the sheep sector from further decline. Speaking on this National Vice President Micheal McDonnell stressed the need for Minister McConalogue to implement a meaningful ewe top-up package to provide the necessary financial […]

Council proposal on Restoration Law will still see large areas of land rewetted

The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association (INHFA) have raised major doubts around an amended document from the Council of Ministers that details a significant reduction in the area of land to be rewetted. “Over the last number of weeks Ministers and some MEP’s have outlined their support for the Councils proposals and specifically Article […]