ICSA says it may withdraw from the Quality Assurance scheme if prices don’t improve

first_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers By News Highland – July 16, 2014 Pinterest PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Twitter Previous articleDerryman who threatened to kill police given a five month suspended sentenceNext articleMc Hugh’s lack of Irish challenged in Dail as protests are planned for Dublin and Gweedore News Highland Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Facebook Pinterestcenter_img Twitter Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme WhatsApp Google+ WhatsApp Beef farmers are threatening to withdraw from the Quality Assurance Scheme, saying that what was intended to be a bonus has become a stick with which to beat farmers.Malcolm Thompson, the Donegal based treasurer of the ICSA claims factories are reducing prices on the basis that they are now treating the bonus as a base payment, while excluding a significant amount of animals from the scheme.Mr Thompson says beef farmers are being backed into a corner…………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/malcolmquality.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ News ICSA says it may withdraw from the Quality Assurance scheme if prices don’t improve Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more