Cow looking over stone wall © Paul Mayall/imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock© Paul Mayall/imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock
Britain’s pending departure from the EU represents the biggest threat to Irish farming in half a century and must be offset by direct aid, the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has warned. Addressing the organisation’s annual general meeting, IFA president Joe Healy explained that 40% of Ireland’s food exports were to the UK and no other country or sector was as exposed to Brexit. “Agriculture and food cannot become a battleground between Brussels and London. There are too many farm livelihoods and […]
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