8 September 2023

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Roscommon Galway TD Fitzmaurice says farmers fed up over herd reduction plans

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Roscommon Galway TD Fitzmaurice says farmers fed up over herd reduction plans

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Roscommon Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice says farmers are fed up over plans to reduce their herd numbers:

It comes after the IFA boycotted a meeting at the Department of Agriculture over changes to nitrate limits.

The change to nitrogen limits means some 3 thousand farmers will have to reduce their herd numbers, unless they rent or buy additional land.

Deputy Fitzmaurice says it’s no wonder farming groups held the picket yesterday:

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