MINISTER ANNOUNCES FODDER TRANSPORT SUPPORT MEASURE – BUT DEPUTY SMITH SAYS SCHEME IS INADEQUATE

27 January 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD yesterday (Wednesday) announced the introduction of a Fodder Transport Support measure to provide additional assistance to livestock farmers in the West/North-West most severely affected by the prolonged wet weather last autumn.

However, Cavan/Monaghan Fianna Fáil Dáil Deputy Brendan Smith, who has been campaigning for the introduction of a full-blown fodder support scheme, has described…

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