'Not addressing problems we all know are there'

The credibility of the Beef Forum is entirely dependent upon its ability to deliver on commitments entered into at the meeting held in November 2015, the Chairman of Kerry ICMSA Mike Teahan stated.

The Association has continued to strive to be positive and aware of the necessity for all parties getting involved in the round table discussions.


Appeals Review Panel move is welcomed

The publication of the report by the Department of Agriculture by the Agricultural Appeals Act Review Committee has been welcomed by the Deputy President of the IFA Richard Kennedy who points to the recommendation of the introduction of an independent chair to the Agricultural Appeals Review Panel as a particularly positive element.

This had been a key part of the IFA’s submission on reviews to ensure a completely independent and functional appeals system.