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The Government is not doing enough to address the impending fodder crisis, MEP Matt Carthy has warned.
Over four million euro has been allocated to a new fodder import support measure, it has been announced by Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael TD, Deputy Peter Burke. This measure is being introduced to reduce the cost to farmers of imported forage (hay, silage, haylage, alfalfa) from outside the island of Ireland.
Galway East deputy Seán Canney has written to the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed requesting a change to the Departmen’ts inspection regime for single farm payments.
Deputy Peter Burke, Fine Gael TD for Longford/ Westmeath has this week been informed by the Minister for Agriculture that sheep farmers in this constituency and nationwide have been in receipt of over €617 million euro in government supports.
The on-going fodder crisis in Galway is an “emergency situation” with “fodder reserves are rapidly running out”, leading a Galway East TD to demand the Government “urgently” introduce “measures to alleviate the growing pressure” on farmers.
Farmers are under intense pressure due to the harsh winter with a lack of fodder their prime concern at the minute.
Voting Yes will "remove the harmful Eighth Amendment from the Constitution" and allow the State "create a caring and compassionate environment for women in Ireland in crisis pregnancy situations".
The value of landings at Ros a Mhíl, County Galway’s leading fishing port, amounted to €12 million in 2017 and totalled a weight of 2,700 tonnes, according to the annual Business of Seafood report, published by Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) this week.
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy said his party is prioritising the suckler sector and more than 75,000 farm families nationwide during a Dáil motion tabled last Wednesday under private members time.
The failure of Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to establish a fodder support scheme for farmers is “worrying and disappointing”, according to Fianna Fáil Galway East TD Anne Rabbitte.