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New EU proposals will ‘drive rewilding’
Amy Forde
The proposals will result in legally-binding nature restoration targets for all member states.
21 June 2022 News
INHFA launches policy paper on public access
The policies will be around dog control and insurance, including a public education programme, in a bid to lessen the threat posed to farmers and their livestock from dog walkers.
16 June 2022 News
Fodder Support Scheme’s exclusion of some hill farmers ‘unacceptable’
The INHFA has called for a review of the silage scheme condition that leaves Category 1 ANC land ineligible for payment.
Farmers should question AECM advisors on hill grazing – INHFA
The INHFA has hit out at the environmentalists who want sheep taken off the hills.
15 June 2022 News
Cattle and sheep must not be taken off the hills – IFA
IFA hill chair Caillín Conneely has warned of social, economic and wildfire implications of any moves to take cattle and sheep down off hill land.
13 June 2022 News
Minister bemoans ‘poor’ forestry performance
Speaking at the INHFA’s annual general meeting, Minister McConalogue admitted that the processing of afforestation licenses will have to improve.
8 June 2022 News
'Very little benefit' for hill farmers from silage scheme - INHFA
The INHFA is calling for additional support to assist farmers access meal and fodder supplies this autumn and winter.
8 June 2022 News
'Very little benefit' for hill farmers from silage scheme - INHFA
The INHFA is calling for additional support to assist farmers access meal and fodder supplies this autumn and winter.
7 June 2022 News
Minister McConalogue to address INHFA AGM
Public access to hill areas is also likely to feature in the meeting’s proceedings, with the INHFA having recently completed a farmer survey on the issue.
1 June 2022 News
McConalogue must support farmers through inputs crisis – IFA
Hill farmers need support to deal with inputs crisis, says IFA national hill farming chair Cáilin Conneely.
28 May 2022 News
‘Alarming level of inaction’ on dog control
Farm organisations and rural stakeholders have made several submissions to the Department of Rural and Community Development to improve the control of dogs.
25 May 2022 News
Farmers in ‘vulnerable’ position on public access to lands – INHFA
An INHFA survey has shown that there is an undercurrent of thuggish behaviour in public access of farm and hill lands, according to association vice president Pheilim Molloy.
11 May 2022 News