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IFA President Warns Of 'Billion Euro Losses' To Rural Economy Due To Climate Targets

His comments came at a protest in the capital on Saturday.

Farmers have warned they're 'genuinely scared' for their futures and worry that climate action will result in reduced production.

Seventy tractors rolled through Dublin City yesterday in a demonstration, which was scaled back due to rising covid infections.

Attendees expressed concern at the target of 22 percent reduction in emissions for agriculture, but claim the Government is talking 'at' rather than 'to' farmers.

Irish Farmers Association President, Toomvera's Tim Cullinan claimed the reforms could cost the rural economy over a billion euro in losses:

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