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12 Oct 2012 Comments Off on FIGHTING FOR THE FARM

There was undoubtedly a strong Co Monaghan representation among the thousands of farmers who assembled in Dublin for Tuesday’s ‘day of action’ to articulate concerns over pending changes to the Common Agricultural Policy and other issues of pressing importance to the agri-sector. It has been one of the defining strengths of the IFA and our other farming representative bodies that they can very efficiently and effectively mobilise their members in organised demonstrations of protest. The approach is effective in that it draws the attention of the wider public ...