Mar 032017
ICMSA describe TAMS exclusion as “Nonsensical”

The Chairperson of the ICMSA’s Farm and Rural Affairs Committee, Patrick Rohan, has criticised the current impasse whereby farmers that applied for grant-aid for the purchase of a bulk tank under the TAMS II Dairy Equipment Scheme are now being refused payment because their Co-op provided loans to the farmer to purchase the equipment. Mr. […read more…]

Feb 282017
ICMSA compliment Minister Creed on enhanced access for Irish beef to Saudi Arabian market but want it reflected in farmer cattle prices

Commenting on the news that Irish beef is to be granted enhanced access to the Saudi Arabian markets, the Chairperson of ICMSA’s Livestock Committee, Michael Guinan, said that the announcement was very good news and represented a considerable achievement on the part of Minister Creed and his officials. But he also stressed that farmers judged […read more…]