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Measures for young farmers in Budget 2016 protect Irish agriculture for the future

€109 million budget increase for agri-food sector
“Young farmers are going to benefit from Budget 2016, which is good news for the future of Ireland’s agri-food sector”, says Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, and Chair of the Party’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Martin Heydon.

“The agri-food budget is seeing a €109 million increase in […]

Don’t let Fianna Fáil wreck Irish agriculture again

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, and Chair of the Fine Gael Committee on Agriculture, Martin Heydon, says that we must not let Fianna Fáil wreck the farming and agri-food sectors again.

“After the economic devastation Fianna Fáil wreaked upon rural Ireland, a recovery is slowly taking hold. Agriculture and the agri-food […]

August 7th, 2015|Agriculture|

Kildare IFA meet Minister Tom Hayes

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, held a meeting between Representatives of Kildare IFA and Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Tom Hayes to discuss the new Beef Suckler Scheme and other issues of interest to Kildare Farmers. The meeting took place in Kildare on a recent visit by Minister Hayes.

“I […]

Minister told Consultative Forum Needed for Curragh – Results of Survey Published

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has presented the results of his survey on the Curragh Plains to Minister for Defence and Agriculture Simon Coveney highlighting the need for a Consultative Forum with members drawn from the various stakeholders and users of the Curragh Plains.

“Respondents to my survey expressed a huge sense of […]

HEYDON seeks Views of Kildare Residents on the Curragh

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has today (Friday) said that he is seeking the views of those that use the Curragh to assist him in his discussions with State Departments on improvements that can be made to the operation and management of the Curragh Plains.

“The Curragh Plains are […]