Once the most monolithic and powerful of Irish sectoral groups, the IFA is in turmoil over the proposals to change the farm payments system.
There is a clear divide between a tiny number of massive recipients and small to medium producers who stand to benefit from a move towards area based payments.
IFA have more or less abandoned area meetings on the issue because of opposition to the leadership but there are a series of meetings in western counties planned over next few weeks where there is strong support for change.
Some choice language from the big boys too about 'social welfare farmers' and 'wasters' and the like!
Interesting times down on the farm!