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Minister 'in denial' on fodder crisis – IFA

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Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) president Joe Healy has said comments by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, that it is every farmer’s individual responsibility to resolve their fodder difficulties, indicates a Minister who is in denial of the serious situation that now exists on farms across the country.

IFA analysis predicts €106m underspend in RDP allocation

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The Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) has predicted a €106m underspend in the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020. President of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA), Joe Healy, said that it is clear that while some schemes will spend most of their allocation, there will, inevitably, be underspends in other schemes by its completion date.

Setting a farm up for grass

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Mary McEvoy works with Germinal and is a council member of the Irish Grassland Association. Mary, along with Gabriel Trayers of Teagasc, Galway, describe an upcoming farm walk near Tuam that focuses on maximising the potential to grow and utilise grass.