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Farmers A Soft Target For Government's Climate Action Targets, Says IFA

A regional rally is being held in the midlands tomorrow.

The farming sector is being used as a scapegoat by the government to achieve climate change targets. 

That's the message from the IFA, which is holding rallies in Portlaoise, Roscommon, Cavan and Cork tomorrow to demand the government includes the organisation in the conversation around environmental policy going forward. 

IFA president Tim Cullinane says the industry is seen as a soft target, while little is done to reduce the effects of transportation or data centres.

The Toomevara man claims farming practices here are some of the most efficient in the world: 

The rally in Portlaoise is starting at the Motor Tax Office at 4 o'clock.

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