A dairy cow© Tim Scrivener
Northern Ireland’s farm leaders have given a grudging welcome to the Department of Agriculture’s (Daera) plans to pay small farms a top-up to their milk price – but say the money would have been better spent more strategically. The cash comes from Northern Ireland’s £4.1m share of the EU’s emergency aid package, agreed last year to address the severe market difficulties affecting livestock farmers. See also: Guide to grants for livestock and arable farmers The Small Dairy Farmer scheme, announced […]
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