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The 64th IFA AGM will take place on Tuesday, January 29 and Wednesday, January 30 in the Irish Farm Centre, Bluebell, Dublin 12.
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD will attend as guest of honour.
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Michael Creed TD, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton TD and Minister of State, Andrew Doyle TD will also attend.
Outline agenda as follows:
Tuesday 29th January
12.00pm - Opening address by IFA President, Joe Healy
12.30pm – Media briefing
16.00pm – Q&A with the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine, Michael Creed TD
19.00pm – Address by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar to IFA National Council
Wednesday 30th January
10.00am - Growing the agri-food sector while addressing the climate challenge
Richard Bruton, T.D., Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Joe Healy, IFA President
11.50am: Farming responding to the climate challenge
Moderator, Thomas Cooney, IFA National Environment Chairman
Laura Burke, Director General, Environmental Protection Agency
Dr Frank O’Mara, Director of Research, Teagasc
Tara McCarthy, CEO, Bord Bia
Peter Wehrheim, Member of Cabinet of EU Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan
1.30pm – Conference concludes
If you wish to register your attendance please contact:
Niall Madigan (01) 450 1931/ 086 822 8635/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Ethel Horan (01) 426 0344/ 087 910 4111/ email@example.com