8 September 2023
~1 minutes read
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: