peas in field© Tim Scrivener
Arable farmers in Northern Ireland are calling for subsidies for peas and beans to be linked to the area grown, to put the crops on an equal footing with those grown in the Irish Republic. The proposal has been submitted to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development by the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) as part of a mid-term review of the EU subsidy system. Under the current policy, all subsidies which have traditionally been linked to historic levels of production […]
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