IFA tells disgruntled farmers that GLAS is not a done deal

first_img Twitter IFA tells disgruntled farmers that GLAS is not a done deal News Previous articleDonegal gets 16,088 tickets for All Ireland FinalsNext articleFour new suspects in Michaela McAreavey murder investigation admin Google+ The IFA is rejecting claims it sold out hill and commonage farmers around the country by agreeing to the Department of Agriculture’s proposals for the new GLAS environmental scheme.Around 1,000 farmers attended a meeting in Letterkenny this week angry at new rules being imposed by the Department of Agriculture on the owners of commonage land in Donegal and other hill areas.It is claimed the new rules are unworkable and include the exclusion commanage farmers from the new GLAS scheme if a certain percentage haven’t signed a maintenance agreement.But head of the IFA in Donegal PJ McMonagle says the deal isn’t set in stone and that negotiations are ongoing:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Google+ Pinterestcenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Facebook Watch: The Nine Til Noon Show LIVE By admin – September 9, 2014 Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Facebook WhatsApp HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released last_img read more