Opposition to Health Check

Commenting on Commissioner Fischer Boel’s speech on the Common Agriculture Policy Health Check, Macra na Feirme national president, Catherine Buckley, said that any modifications to the current CAP policy must favour new entrants and young farmers. ‘The potential impact on new entrants and young farmers who are trying to make a go at full-time farming and who traditionally are the hardest hit as the result of policy changes must be taken into account,’ she said.