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A campaign led by the Fianna Fáil Agriculture Spokesperson Éamon Ó Cuív against any reduction in CAP funding and against cuts to lower and middle income farmers continues this week, with a public meeting scheduled in Mayo to take place tonight (December 14) at Craddocks in Shrule at 8pm.
Fianna Fáil’s agriculture spokesperson Éamon Ó Cuív is to hold a meeting with local farmers in Shrule, Co Mayo, tomorrow to discuss reductions in CAP funding and cuts to lower and middle income farmers.
An eight-week public consultation period has begun on a deep sea fish farming project for Galway Bay which could result in 500 new jobs being created as well as injecting €14.5 million into the local economy.
Mayo TD Dara Calleary has spoken out on a Fianna Fáil motion calling for the Government to reverse its cuts to the Agri Options Scheme and the Disadvantaged Areas Scheme.
If the Minister for Agriculture is worried that funds for farming schemes and grants will decline over the next three years he must say so publicly instead of refusing to answer questions on the issue.
Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary has welcomed the Government’s climb-down on the Agri-Environment Options Scheme, but has expressed his disappointment that funding for the new scheme has been significantly cut.
Supermarkets rejecting “ugly” fruit as “unmarketable” must be investigated, especially when farmers are struggling to harvest their crops following the poor summer weather.
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Agriculture, Éamon Ó Cuív has called on Minister Simon Coveney to direct his Department and Teagasc to immediately set-up a helpline for the farmers who are in distress due to the poor weather conditions this summer.
Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Agriculture, Éamon Ó Cuív, has accused the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, of remaining idle and doing nothing to avert the disaster that will affect farmers in Ireland this year.
Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney has remained “idle and done nothing to avert the disaster that will affect farmers in Ireland this year” after what has been an “unusually wet summer”.