Apr 112017
Farmers Charter credibility undermined by GLAS fiasco

Speaking following the most recent meeting of the Farmers Charter of Rights Monitoring Committee, the ICMSA Deputy President said that it was now essential the Department delivers on commitments given at the meeting with regard to GLAS, BPS and TAMS II.  Pat McCormack described the ongoing delays in GLAS payments as a complete disaster and […read more…]

Mar 312017
EU Guidelines look “Encouraging and Positive” says Comer

The publication of the EU’s Draft Guidelines responding to the UK’s ‘triggering’ of Article 50 has been described as encouraging and positive by the President of ICMSA, John Comer.  He said that it certainly appeared as if cognisance had been taken of several points raised by Ireland with respect to our unique relationship with the […read more…]